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"Ribbon in the Sky" is a hit 1982 R&B single released by Tamla/Motown star and American singer Stevie Wonder. The ballad was first featured on the greatest hits album, Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I, 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 18, 2012.
It has been covered by Intro, Boyz II Men, Ricardo Machado, 2 Men 4 Soul 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".