Why Did Stevie Wonder Want Fans to Shut their Eyes at Tribute Show?

Why Did Stevie Wonder Want Fans to Shut their Eyes at Tribute Show?

FILE-- In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 file photo, Stevie Wonder takes in applause from the stage during the finale of "Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life - An All-Star Grammy Salute," at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.  The show will air 9-11 p.m. EST Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, on CBS. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
, Stevie Wonder takes in applause from the stage during the finale of “Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life – An All-Star Grammy Salute,” at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Bill Keveney, USA TODAY

 
(USA Today)—Despite all the star wattage – Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams & Co. – at the post-Grammy tribute to Stevie Wonder, the bright lights are turned off briefly at the music legend’s request.

At one point during Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life – An All-Star Grammy Salute (CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. ET/PT), host LL Cool J tells the Los Angeles theater audience and TV viewers that Stevie wants them to experience a song the way he does.

 

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