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Motown Founder Berry Gordy Retires
October 10, 2019
He announced his retirement during the 60th-anniversary celebration of Motown that took place in Detroit last month. ... read more »
Singer Jackie Wilson Posthumously Receives Walk of Fame Star
September 6, 2019
Singer Jackie Wilson, who helped usher in the emergence of soul and rhythm-and-blues music in the 1960s, was posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... read more »
“Hitsville: The Making of Motown” Premieres in Los Angeles, Reinforcing the Legacy of Berry Gordy’s Iconic Label
August 15, 2019
Many of Motown’s biggest icons were in attendance at the premiere of Showtime’s latest documentary, “Hitsville: the Making of Motown,” last Thursday, August 8 at the Harmony Gold Theater in Los Angeles. Unforgettable stars such as Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Thelma Houston and former Vandellas member Betty Kelly graced the red carpet alongside legendary producer William “Mickey” Stevenson, songwriter Janie Bradford, and of course, members of the Gordy family. ... read more »
Bass Legislation Leads to Marvin Gaye Post Office
June 20, 2019
The popular tunes of singer Marvin Gaye echoed throughout the dedication ceremony that added his name to the Dockweiler postal station in South L.A. Thanks to legislation sponsored by U.S. Representative Karen Bass and passed into law by the U.S. Congress, the station at 3585 S. Vermont Ave. is now known as the Marvin Gaye Post Office, an action that pairs nicely with the Marvin Gaye stamp, which was issued in April. ... read more »
Berry Gordy Fulfills Dreams with Motown Reaching 60 Years
April 17, 2019
Berry Gordy LOS ANGELES (AP) — Motown Records founder Berry Gordy looked out at the audience at a 60th anniversary tribute to his groundbreaking record label and saw his dream of making music for “all people” in the world fulfilled. ... read more »
Post Office Celebrates Life of Marvin Gaye with New Stamp
April 4, 2019
A stamp honoring the life of the late soul singer Marvin Gaye was officially released at the Greek Theatre today by the U.S. Postal Service, on what would have been the singer's 80th birthday. ... read more »
Motown Family Celebrates at 11th Annual Friends of Fuller B. Gordy Strikefest!
November 22, 2018
Hailed as an entertainment extravaganza, this unique, fun-filled evening also featured Motown alumni, dinner, silent auction, lively karaoke, a “Zen” room and more ... read more »
“Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations” Comes to Los Angeles
September 20, 2018
Center Theatre Group presents a musical about the Motown singing group, the Temptations here in Los Angeles before heading to Broadway in the Spring. “Ain’t Too Proud,” a musical about the life and times of the iconic singing group the Temptations, ... read more »
Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Still Reigns Supreme
September 6, 2018
RIAA’s platinum status was once equivalent to selling one million albums or songs, but in 2013 the company began incorporating streaming from YouTube, Spotify and other digital music services to determine certification for albums and songs. ... read more »
Updated: Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Reported Gravely Ill in Hospice Care at Home
August 13, 2018
According to the ... Music legend Aretha Franklin is “gravely ill,” her family told WDIV-TV (Channel 4) on Monday. Franklin is a longtime resident of Detroit. ... read more »
Rare Michael Jackson Memorabilia Goes to Auction Ahead of King of Pop’s 60th Birthday
April 24, 2018
Loafers Worn by Jackson When He Performed his Famous Moonwalk for the Very First Time Included in Highlights. ... read more »
Commodores Legend Talks Reunion, New Book
November 23, 2017
It highlights McClary’s rise from the concrete of societal imposed standards to musical genius. ... read more »
Friends of Fuller B. Gordy Strikefest
November 16, 2017
From the red carpet to the many event activities, this annual Friends of Fuller Strikefest was the place to be ... read more »
10th Annual Friends of Fuller B. Gordy Strikefest! brings concert, bowling, dinner and more
November 2, 2017
Come and mingle with Motown alumni and entertainment legends as the event will honor and support charity, “My Friend's House Foundation. ... read more »
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