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"Ribbon in the Sky" is a hit 1982 R&B single released by Motown star, American singer Stevie Wonder. The ballad was first featured on the greatest-hits compilation, Original Musiquarium, and charted at #54 pop and #10 R&B when it was released. In February 1983, Wonder was nominated for a Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance at the 25th Grammy Awards. Wonder performed a version of the song at Whitney Houston's funeral on February 18th, 2012.
It has been covered by Intro, Boyz II Men, Ricardo Machado and Ivete Sangalo, as well as being sampled by Will Smith and featured in Diana Ross's Central Park Concert. The intro is also sampled in Jamal's Keep it Real Singe.