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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: April 2, 1939
Soul Singer Marvin Gaye is born in Washington, D.C....


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....


Sylvia Rhone Steps Down as President of Universal Records
The move has shocked some music insiders....


Ciara to Sign With SRC/Universal Motown?
Speculations arise after singer meets with SRC chairman/CEO....


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


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


This Day in Black History: March 25, 1983
The Motown family conducted a bittersweet reunion performance for its 25th anniversary on March 25,...


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


Toni Braxton and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds Reunite for New Album
Duo will unveil collaboration this fall....


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: The Musical Is Broadway Hit
The show earns $1 million in first week of previews....


Lloyd Passes On Young Money Deal, Signs With Interscope Records
Lloyd Passes on Young Money Deal | Signs With Interscope Records...


Music Producer and Marvin Gaye Mentor Harvey Fuqua Dies
Singer | songwriter | producer and Marvin Gaye mentor Harvey Fuqua dies in Detroit....


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


"For Colored Girls" Wins Big at NAACP Image Awards
"For Colored Girls" took home three NAACP awards Friday, including honors for best picture, directo...


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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