People.com Entertainment Music The Most Iconic Photos of Stevie Wonder and His A-List Celebrity Fans It's no secret that the most celebrated and respected star in music has a long list of celebrity fans and friends who absolutely adore him — and who certainly would want to wish him a happy birthday as he turns 71 May 13 By Diane J. Cho Diane J. Cho Diane J. Cho was the Features Editor of PEOPLE Digital from 2019 to 2022. She worked at the brand for nearly four years covering news, features, human interest, evergreen, holiday gift guides and more. She launched the How I Parent and What It's Really Like to Be …. digital series and has interviewed several celebrities and influential leaders within the entertainment industry. Prior to joining PEOPLE, Diane worked at Bustle, VH1 and Complex. She received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from Rutgers University and her master's degree from Columbia Journalism School. People Editorial Guidelines Published on May 13, 2021 05:35 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 12 Cher Michael Ochs Archives/Getty The young stars, dressed in their Grammys best, embrace during music's biggest night in 1974 in L.A. 02 of 12 Bette Midler Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Another iconic '70s Grammys moment: The stars' embrace at the Uris Theater in N.Y.C. (And no, it's not lost on us that he wore a denim tux well before Timberlake.) 03 of 12 David Bowie Echoes/Redferns The '70s was a magical era for music, in which these two music legends owned and pioneered their respective genres. 04 of 12 Eddie Murphy Echoes/Redferns Wonder shares a laugh with friend and comedian Murphy (whose SNL impression of Wonder is legendary) as they pose in the same dark glasses at the Red Parrot after a Radio City show in N.Y.C. 05 of 12 Whitney Houston Lester Cohen/Getty The love and friendship between these two music giants could not have been more evident than in this majestic photo of them hugging at an event back in 1989. 06 of 12 Janelle Monae Maury Phillips/Getty Another virtuosic musical talent, Monae, showed Wonder some love at his "Key of Life" Award expo in L.A. in 2017. 07 of 12 Travis Scott Randy Shropshire/Getty The Astroworld rager could not contain his smile while attending a birthday party with Wonder at the Belasco Theatre in L.A. in 2017. 08 of 12 Oprah Kevin Mazur/Hand in Hand/Getty The media mogul stood alongside Wonder as they attended a hurricane relief benefit at Universal Studios AMC in 2017. 09 of 12 Pharrell Williams Lester Cohen/Getty The artist was clearly elated to be performing alongside Wonder at his 21st annual Toy Benefit Concert in 2017. 10 of 12 Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty The couple took their opportunity to snag a photo with Wonder during their Legendary Christmas with John & Chrissy variety special in 2018. 11 of 12 Smokey Robinson & Berry Gordy (L-R) Smokey Robinson with Berry Gordy and Stevie Wonder. Lester Cohen/Getty Gordy, the legendary producer who discovered both Robinson and Wonder, shared a magic moment with the two icons at Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration at the Microsoft Theater in 2019. 12 of 12 Lionel Richie & Janet Jackson Lester Cohen/Getty The star power in this photo is blinding with Richie and Jackson posing with Wonder backstage at Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in London in 2019.