Ribbon in the Sky

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"Ribbon in the Sky"
Single by Stevie Wonder
from the album Original Musiquarium
B-side "Secret Life of Plants", "Black Orchid"
Released June 13, 1982
Format 7", 12"
Recorded October 1981
Genre R&B, Soul, Jazz
Length 5:50
Label Tamla/Motown
Writer(s) Stevie Wonder
Producer(s) Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder singles chronology
"Ebony and Ivory"
(1982)
"Ribbon in the Sky"
(1982)
"Front Line"
(1983)

"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.

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It has been covered by Intro, Boyz II Men, Ricardo Machado and Ivete Sangalo,[1] as well as being sampled by Will Smith and featured in Diana Ross's Central Park Concert.

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