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'A Time to Love': Stevie Wonder's Musical Plea

Farai Chideya talks with Stevie Wonder about his first album in 10 years, A Time to Love.

The CD features duets with gospel singer Kim Burrell, soul diva India.Arie, Wonder's own daughter Aisha Morris and a galaxy of stars backing him up in the studio.

Many critics are calling Wonder's latest effort a return to form for the soul music icon, who's won 21 Grammys in his long career.

As the title suggests, many of Wonder's new songs are about love -- perhaps a reflection on his four-year-old marriage to fashion designer Kai Milla.

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Farai Chideya
Farai Chideya is a multimedia journalist who has worked in print, television, online, and radio. Prior to joining NPR's News & Notes, Chideya hosted Your Call, a daily news and cultural call-in show on San Francisco's KALW 91.7 FM. Chideya has also been a correspondent for ABC News, anchored the prime time program Pure Oxygen on the Oxygen women's channel, and contributed commentaries to CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and BET. She got her start as a researcher and reporter at Newsweek magazine. In 1997 Newsweek named her to its "Century Club" of 100 people to watch.