Stevie Wonder says he will undergo a kidney transplant later this year.
The 69-year-old music legend revealed the news to a concert crowd in London on Saturday night, the BBC reported.
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"I & # 39; I'm good, I'm good, I have a donor, and that's all good," he said, according to the BBC. "I want you to know I came here to give you my love and thanks for your love. I love you and God bless you."
On Wednesday, Detroit Free Press announced that Wonder fought for "a serious but manageable health problem" citing information from sources close to the Michigan-born singer.
"He has some health challenges, but he doesn't" don't want a great PR thing out of this, "says musician Joan Belgrave, a longtime friend of Wonder, Free Press.
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Wonder said he was planning to do three concerts, then take a break before going through surgery in September, reported New York Post singer who has been blind since right after his birth, partly because he was born prematurely, has been performing since childhood and has sold more than 100 million records of his long career.