DETROIT (AP) — The historic section of Detroit where Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. built his music empire six decades ago is now looking better than ever.
Motown legend — and Gordy's best friend — Smokey Robinson was among those who visited the newly improved Motown Museum site on Monday night for an event celebrating the completion of the first two phases of the museum's expansion.
DETROIT (AP) — Bank of America has given the Motown Museum a $1 million grant for its expansion campaign.
The grant brings the Detroit museum’s total fundraising effort to $38 million.
The project will expand the museum into a 50,000-square-foot (4,645-square-meter) entertainment and education tourist destination.
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DETROIT (AP) — Wanda Young, a member of Motown's chart-topping The Marvelettes, has died in suburban Detroit. She was 78.
Meta Ventress told The New York Times in a story published Saturday that her mother died Dec.
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will be in the house for the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4:
Nov. 28: Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is 92. Singer-songwriter Bruce Channel is 81. Singer Randy Newman is 78. Musician Paul Shaffer (“Late Show With David Letterman”) is 72.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kennedy Center Honors will return in December with a class that includes Motown Records creator Berry Gordy, “Saturday Night Live” mastermind Lorne Michaels and actress-singer Bette Midler.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mary Wilson, one of the original members of the Supremes, the 1960s group that helped define the Motown sound and style and propelled Diana Ross to superstardom, has died...
DETROIT (AP) — Get ready, because the Motown Museum is back in business.
Otis Williams, the last surviving founding and still-active member of the Temptations, says the entertainers always wanted to remain in the business until fans no longer wanted to see them.
Since there are no signs of that happening, what with new fans literally being born every day, the iconic vocal group happily sings on.