Berry Gordy

In this June 15, 2017, file photo, music mogul Berry Gordy accepts his award at the 48th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Motown Mogul Berry Gordy Announces Retirement at 89

The Motown mogul who launched the careers of numerous stars like Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and Michael Jackson has announced his retirement.
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This June 9, 2019, file photo, shows the exterior of the Motown Museum in Detroit. (AP Photo/Roger Schneider, File)

Motown Founder Berry Gordy Donates $4 Million To Museum Expansion

Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr., is giving $4 million toward a project to expand a museum housed in the Detroit building where he built his music empire.
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Ne-Yo performs during Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration at the Microsoft Theater on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Ne-Yo, Ciara, John Legend Headline Motown Tribute Concert

Stevie Wonder jammed with his harmonica, John Legend crooned while playing the piano and Ciara pranced onstage dressed like Rick James on Tuesday night at Motown Records' 60th anniversary concert.
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Former First Lady Michelle Obama surprises students from Wayne State University during a discussion at the Motown Museum in Detroit, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Michelle Obama Surprises Detroit Students at Motown Museum

Michelle Obama surprised a group of Detroit college students on Tuesday afternoon, walking into the Motown Museum as the young men of color took part in a roundtable discussion on education.
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Jay-Z Becomes First Rapper Ever to Receive Prestigious Honor

Not to make ya'll feel old, but Jay-Z dropped Reasonable Doubt some 20 years ago. Two decades later, Hov's making history by becomming the first rapper ever to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.It takes 20 years of writing hit songs to be considered for the highest honor a songwriter...
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