Motown

MOTOWN RECORDS CELEBRATES THE LEGACY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. & THE GREAT MARCH ON WASHINGTON

Historic 1963 album, recorded on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. In Washington, D.C., Sees Its First-Ever Digital Release . TIME and Viola Davis partner on groundbreaking VR exhibit, THE MARCH. BJ The Chicago Kid releases anthem calls for unity, “The People”

Jennifer Lopez Refused to Let ‘Bullies’ Stop Her From Paying Tribute to Motown

Jennifer Lopez is finally addressing her heavily-debated decision to lead the 2019 Grammy salute to Motown Records.

Smokey Robinson & J. Lo Defend Motown Tribute Amid Harsh Criticism

Smokey Robinson & J. Lo Defend Motown Tribute Amid Harsh Criticism

Some viewers were outraged that the Latina performer was chosen to honor the Black music label during Black History Month.

Black Twitter Questions Jennifer Lopez’s Upcoming Motown Tribute

Lopez’s inclusion in a tribute honoring Black icons from a Black label has many folks on social media scratching their heads.

Ethiopia Habtemariam, POWER 100, Motown Records, EBONY

Ethiopia Habtemariam Talks EBONY Power 100 & the Legacy of Motown

Ethiopia Habtemariam is the current president of Motown Records and a 2018 EBONY Power 100…

Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder Collaborator Has Passed

Sylvia Moy, Motown’s gem and longtime Stevie Wonder collaborator, has passed at the age of…

Rest in Peace and Harmony, Leon Ware

The songwriter was famously known for his collaborative works with artists such as Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones and Minnie Riperton, to name a few.

Smokey Robinson

Library of Congress to Honor Smokey Robinson with Gershwin Prize

Smokey Robinson was a major part of the Motown sound, writing hits for the Detroit…

Motown's Jimmy Ruffin Dies; Sang 'What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted'

Jimmy Ruffin Dies

Singer Jimmy Ruffin, who was born in Mississippi but lent his soulful voice to several…

Suzanne de Passe Looks Back on ‘Motown 25’ [INTERVIEW]

On May 16, 1983, much of America was sitting in front of the television watching…