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22 Lost Motown Classics That Deserve To Be Rediscovered

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.20.2014 | Black Voices

When it comes to songs about first love, true love and heartbreak, we go back, again and again, to a record label that took its heart and soul from De...

The Grammy-Winning Album That Almost Never Happened

OWN | Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

As the founder of Motown, Berry Gordy knows a hit when he hears one. The music legend has produced and released many Billboard chart-toppers and Gramm...

WATCH: How The Motown Empire Began With Just $800

OWN | Posted 07.02.2013 | OWN

By 1959, Berry Gordy had become known for his songwriting talent, helping churn out hit after hit for popular performer Jackie Wilson. But Gordy had h...

WATCH: A Rare Look Inside Motown's Private Meetings

OWN | Posted 06.18.2013 | OWN

As the legendary founder of Motown, Berry Gordy is the mastermind behind some of music's biggest names and hit records -- but he didn't do it all on h...

WATCH: Berry Gordy Describes Fateful Moment In Relationship With Diana Ross

OWN | Posted 06.15.2013 | OWN

Berry Gordy and Diana Ross appeared to be an unstoppable pairing during the Supremes' rise to fame through Gordy's legendary Motown record label. As R...

WATCH: Berry Gordy On Signing Michael Jackson To Motown: 'I Couldn't Make Up My Mind'

OWN | Posted 06.13.2013 | OWN

As the legendary founder of Motown, Berry Gordy Jr. signed many now-iconic music stars to his 1960s record label -- Diana Ross and the Supremes, The T...

Berry Gordy Memoir Reissued As E-book

AP | Posted 08.06.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- The Berry Gordy memoir which inspired the Broadway hit "Motown: The Musical" is being reissued as an e-book. Gordy's "To Be Loved," first...

Young Actors Reveal Struggles Behind 'Motown: The Musical'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.28.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- If making your Broadway debut at age 12 doesn't sound scary enough, imagine doing it in an iconic role. Now triple it. That's what Raymon...

Why Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder And Marvin Gaye Songs Will Hit Broadway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.26.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- A musical based on the life of legendary Motown Records founder Berry Gordy is set to open on Broadway next year. Producers said Tuesday ...