Accessibility Concerns Highlighted At Grammys
While presenting at the Grammys, Stevie Wonder took the opportunity to call attention to the needs of people with disabilities.
Wonder, who was on stage with the a cappella group Pentatonix to present the award for song of the year, teased that only he could read the card with the winner’s name because it was written in Braille.
“You can’t read it. You can’t read Braille. Na, na, na, na, na, na,” Wonder joked during the Grammy Awards Monday night.
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The singer, who is blind, then got serious.
“I want to say, before I say the winner, that we need to make every single thing accessible to every single person with a disability,” Wonder said to rousing applause.
The Grammy for song of the year was subsequently presented to Ed Sheeran for “Thinking Out Loud.”