Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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Motown Tweets and Deletes in Support of...

Jennifer Lopez took the stage as planned to perform a medley of hits in tribute to Motown Records at Sunday night's Grammys and Twitter...

Diana Ross, Patti LaBelle and Others Pay...

As we previously reported, Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul, has passed away at the age of 76 from pancreatic cancer. Within minutes of the...

Legendary Detroit Studio Escapes Demolition, Earns Historic...

DETROIT (AP) — A legendary recording studio in Detroit that once welcomed artists such as Aretha Franklin and Miles Davis has received a historic...

Marvin Gaye Family OKs Jamie Foxx to...

After many others' efforts to produce a Marvin Gaye biopic were shot down, Jamie Foxx has emerged triumphant. The actor-singer earned the approval of...

Berry Gordy’s Childhood Run-In With Racism Revealed...

As the founder of Motown, Berry Gordy is one of the greatest Black entrepreneurs and iconic figures in music history. His intuitive genius and...

‘Motown: The Musical’ Actress Valisia LeKae Opens...

Earlier this year, Valisia LeKae made a splash on The Great White Way in what many thought was to be  the role of her...

Ebony 100 Gala Presents Berry Gordy With...

Motown Records founder Berry Gordy was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ebony 100 Gala in New York City on Monday night. Gordy...

16 Black Celebrities With a Collective Net...

Black celebrities, like black people in general, still have a long way to go to achieve economic parity with their white counter parts. However,...

Deke Richards, Prolific Motown Writer/Producer, Dead at...

Deke Richards, a member of famed Motown songwriting, arranging and producing teams behind such hits as The Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” and...

Berry Gordy’s ‘Motown: The Musical’ Does Well...

Berry Gordy must be ecstatic. His Motown: The Musical grossed more than $1 million ($1.03 million) after its first week of previews on Broadway,...

Berry Gordy to Receive Songwriters Hall of...

Few music moguls have had as lasting an effect on popular culture as Motown founder Berry Gordy, whose accomplishments have earned him the Pioneer...

Berry Gordy Tells Motown’s Musical Story on...

For Berry Gordy, conquering Broadway is the next and -- by his own admission, last -- major milestone of a magical, musical career. The 83-year-old...

Video: Berry Gordy Bringing ‘Motown: The Musical’...

Bit by bit, Berry Gordy’s Broadway vision is being revealed to the world. The Motown Records founder and about 40 cast members welcomed media to...

Berry Gordy, Diana Ross on Broadway with...

The story of "Hitsville, USA" is legendary and has been the inspiration for musicals and movies "loosely" based on Berry Gordy's Motown music factory,...