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Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler Feted at Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center Honors returned to tradition this year with a real-life gala Sunday night and the presence of the president for the first time since 2016. The lifetime achievement awards for artistic excellence were presented to Motown Records creator Berry Gordy, Saturday Night Live mastermind Lorne Michaels, actress-singer Bette Midler, opera singer Justino Diaz […]

“The Greatest Improviser I’ve Ever Known”: A Mini Oral History of Diana Ross in ‘Lady Sings the Blues’

"It's not particularly true, but I think you'll enjoy it," said Billie Holiday of the biography adapted into the biopic of the same name, which catapulted singer Ross into an Oscar-nominated movie star, Berry Gordy's assistant Suzanne de Passe into a producer and Billy Dee Williams into the "Black Clark Gable."

‘Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations’: Theater Review

The hit-making Motown vocal group that helped write R&B history gets a stirring salute in 'Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations,' a bio-musical based on founding member Otis Williams' memoir.

Temptations Musical ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Rocks the Ahmanson

At the Ahmanson Theater, a fired-up audience was blown away by the musical 'Ain’t Too Proud —The Life and Times of The Temptations.'

‘Motown: The Musical’: Theater Review

The story of Berry Gordy and his iconic Detroit record label returns to Broadway in this jukebox musical showcasing dozens of Motown classics.

‘Motown: The Musical’: Theater Review

Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and the R&B classics from the Motor City can't be beat as Broadway's rousing jukebox musical about the birth of Motown hits the road.

‘Motown The Musical’ Will Break From Broadway

UPDATED: Producers officially confirmed recoupment of the show's $18 million capitalization at the end of 2014, with cumulative box office hitting $114 million by closing date

Anna Gordy Gaye, Motown Songwriter and Ex-Wife of Marvin Gaye, Dies at 92

The sister of Motown founder Berry Gordy was married to Gaye for 14 years.

Stars Turn Out En Masse for ‘Motown: The Musical’ Opening Night

Among the bold-faced names in attendance at New York's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Sunday night were Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Bono, David Geffen and many more.

‘Motown: The Musical’: Theater Review

Berry Gordy's whirlwind chronicle of the barrier-breaking Detroit music empire that spawned Diana Ross, Michael Jackson and countless other greats opens on Broadway with massive advance box office numbers, totaling $16 million.

Berry Gordy to Be Honored by Songwriters Hall of Fame

The founder of Motown Records will be awarded the Pioneer Award at this year's gala.

Berry Gordy, Doug Morris, Smokey Robinson Preview ‘Motown: The Musical’ (Video)

Says show producer and Sony Music CEO Morris in the just-released clip: "Motown Records is the most unique record company in the history of the music business."