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This Day in Black History: Dec. 14, 1959
Motown Record Company, the first large Black-owned music company in America, was founded on Dec. 14...


Kevin Ross Is Carrying on the Motown Tradition
Washington, D.C., singer talks new EP, learning from Maxwell and Ne-Yo....


Motown Star Jimmy Ruffin Dies at 78
The "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" singer passed away in Las Vegas....


In Detroit, a Growing Sense of Pride in Motown
Detroit residents say there is a renewed sense of pride in the city, despite the bankruptcy filing....


This Day in Black History: May 16, 1964
Motown Records has its first No. 1 hit with Mary Wells’s “My Guy" on May 16, 1964....


Motown Legend Maxine Powell Dies at 98
"She was a star in her own right," Berry Gordy says....


Motown Alumni Pay Tribute to Former Etiquette Coach Maxine Powell
"Chief of Charm" honored for transforming Motown's "diamonds in the rough."...


More Moments From Motown: The Musical Premiere
Smokey, Gladys and Suzanne de Passe confirms Mahogany remake....


Star-Packed Red Carpet for Motown: The Musical
Berry Gordy, Diana Ross and others reflect in our exclusive video....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 24, 1996
Berry Gordy, founder of Motown Records, receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Oct. 24, 1...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 28, 1929
Music mogul Berry Gordy Jr. was born in Detroit on Nov. 28, 1929....


Motown Musical Searches for Young Michael Jackson
The Broadway-bound show is on the hunt to find an actor to play a pre-teen MJ....


Berry Gordy-Inspired Motown Musical to Hit Broadway
A play based on Motown record label will open next year....


E. Lynn Harris' Invisible Life Is Coming to the Stage
The best-selling novel opens at the Apollo Theater tonight....


Diana Ross on Son's Wedding: 'It Went Perfectly'
Motown legend calls Evan Ross, Ashlee Simpson nuptials "spectacular."...


Motown Singer-Songwriter Nick Ashford Dies
The late half of Ashford & Simpson was 70....


Motown and Island Def Jam to Share Resources
The two companies will merge business operations....


Bilal’s New Album Contains an Interesting Metaphor About Losing Your Virginity
Bilal breaks down six songs from his new LP....


Smokey Robinson to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor at BET Awards 2015
And this year's recipient of the Humanitarian Award is radio legend Tom Joyner....


Songwriter Nick Ashford Dies; Had Throat Cancer
Ashford, who along with wife Valerie Simpson wrote some of Motown's biggest hits, died in a New Yor...

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