Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)
Witty, soulful, and overflowing with talent, will. i.am. was truly a rapper among rappers. The frontman for hit-making group the Black Eyed Peas was also a successful songwriter, producer, and solo artist, responsible for catchy singles such as "Hey Mama" (2004) and "My Humps" (2005). His talent also extended to acting, with a solid big screen debut in 2009's "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" as mutant teleporter John Wraith, as well as a political activist, lending his starpower to inspire young Americans to vote for the country's first African-American president. Yet it was the positive and unforgettable music he created with the Black Eyed Peas that made will.i.am one of the most prolific hip-hop artists of all time.