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Born in Saginaw, Michigan, in 1950, 70 year old Stevie Wonder has accomplished more in his musical career than most can dream of.

In honor of the Motown legend, read on for some fun facts about Wonder, along with some of his most beloved songs!

He was nominated for 74 Grammy Awards and won 25. He also picked up an honorary award.

He was nominated for one Academy Award and won it!

He signed his first contract with Motown in 1961.

On November 11, 2014, the White House made Wonder a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is the highest civilian honor in the U.S.

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson!