Ribbon in the Sky
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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 1982 greatest hits album, Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I, and charted at #54 pop and #10 R&B when it was released. 
|"Ribbon in the Sky"|
|Single by Stevie Wonder|
|from the album Original Musiquarium|
|Released||June 13, 1982|
|Genre||R&B, soul, jazz, soul jazz, smooth soul|
|Stevie Wonder singles chronology|
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 Dennis Brown, Intro, Boyz II Men, 2 Men 4 Soul, Lloydie Crucial and Ivete Sangalo, as well as being sampled by Will Smith and featured in Diana Ross's 1983 Central Park Concert (released 2012). The intro is also sampled in Jamal's "Keep it Real".