Wonder: UN Day Concert to be on TV
ATLANTA (AP) — Stevie Wonder says a concert devoted to peace is going from the stage to television.
“Stevie Wonder With Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace” will premiere Saturday on Centric at 9 p.m. The musical celebration took place at the General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters in New York last October.
“It was a great night,” said Wonder, who hosted the concert. “People not only sang about it but their spirits were committed to see peace. In this society we are living in, there’s a need for peace for all nations throughout the world.”
The 90-minute concert celebrated the 67th anniversary of the UN’s peacekeeping and crisis management efforts around the globe.
Performers included Wonder, Sting, Janelle Monae, Wyclef Jean and Elle Varner.
The concert will also air March 3 on BET at 11 a.m.
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