Ribbon in the Sky
|"Ribbon in the Sky"|
|Single by Stevie Wonder|
|from the album Original Musiquarium|
"Secret Life of Plants"|
|Released||June 13, 1982|
|Genre||R&B, Soul, Jazz|
|Stevie Wonder singles chronology|
"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 Award 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".