Saturday, May 25, 2019

Tag: motown

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...

Legendary Jazz Trumpeter Behind Many Motown Hits,...

Shortly after losing the King of Blues, B.B. King, music lovers are now grieving the loss of one of the greatest jazz trumpeters to...

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 Icons Join Berry Gordy Jr. at...

Some of classic R&B's biggest acts were on the Broadway red carpet Sunday for the opening night premiere of "Motown: The Musical." The new show...

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 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...

Bobby Rogers, Sang with Smokey Robinson, Dead...

Bobby Rogers, who was born on the same day in the same Detroit hospital as the Motown crooner Smokey Robinson, with whom he harmonized...

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,...

Nick Ashford Of Ashford And Simpson Dies...

Legendary songwriter and artist Nick Ashford of Ashford and Simpson has died on Monday August 22nd after losing his battle with throat cancer. Ashford's...