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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...


This Day in Black History: May 13, 1950
Legendary singer, songwriter and composer Stevie Wonder was born in Saginaw, Michigan....


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


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


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....


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."...


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


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....


Commentary: Detroit Pistons Look Like the Worst Team in the NBA
New coach Stan Van Gundy has done nothing to turn around the franchise’s fortunes....


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....


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....


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...


Berry Gordy Working on Big Budget Broadway Play
The Motown legend hopes Broadway show will settle old rumors about his life....

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