Stevie Wonder Tribute: Which Song Got the Biggest Resurgence Online?
Shazam users were most curious about Pharrell Williams and Ryan Tedder's duet, while Wonder's overall catalog got a 78 percent boost on Spotify.
CBS' tribute to Stevie Wonder shed a ton of light on his expansive catalog — onscreen and online.
The Monday night airing of Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute featured performances by Lady Gaga, Annie Lennox, Ariana Grande, Babyface, Ne-Yo, Gary Clark Jr., The Band Perry, Tony Bennett and Wonder himself, plus many more.
During the East Coast airing of the star-studded concert, Spotify streams of Wonder's music increased 78 percent. The relatively neglected tracks that got the biggest bump were "Ribbon In The Sky — 1982 Musiquarium Version" with a 290 percent boost, thanks to the snippet in Wonder's show-closing medley. Coming in second was "All in Love Is Fair" with 269 percent after Jennifer Hudson's cover, followed by "Contusion" with 221 percent, "As" with 172 percent thanks to Jill Scott, Janelle Monae and India Arie, and "Fingertips" with 148 percent following Beyonce's rendition.
On Shazam, the powerhouse duet between Pharrell Williams and OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder of "Don’t You Worry 'Bout a Thing" collected the most queries, followed by Andrea Bocelli's cover of "I Just Called to Say I Love You," Wonder's "Overjoyed" performance, John Legend's take on "I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever)" and Ed Sheeran's live loop of "I Was Made to Love Her."