Berry Gordy

Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and WanMor Bring Motown Hits to the Grammys

During the 65th Annual Grammy Awards, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Chris Stapleton and WanMor honored Motown Records. Stevie Wonder, Smokey… Read More

February 5, 2023

Barrett Strong, Motown Artist and Songwriter, Has Died

Barrett Strong, a founding artist of Motown Records with breakthrough single "Money (That's What I Want)", has died. Barrett Strong,… Read More

January 30, 2023

Motown Songwriter and Producer Lamont Dozier Has Died At 81

The legendary Detroit-born songwriter Lamont Dozier, and member of production trio Holland-Dozier-Holland wrote countless hits on Motown Records. Fans of… Read More

August 9, 2022

Wanda Young of Motown Group The Marvelettes Has Died

Wanda Young was part of Motown girl group The Marvelettes, known for their 1961 No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hit… Read More

December 21, 2021

Ethiopia Habtemariam Will Lead Motown Records Into New Territory With New Role

Ethiopia Habtemariam has served as the president of Motown Records since 2014, she now reports to Universal Chairman and CEO… Read More

March 1, 2021

Showtime Picks Up Berry Gordy-Produced Motown Doc ‘Hitsville’

Celebrating the iconic label's 60th-anniversary. A new Motown documentary is headed to Showtime this fall. Announced via Variety this morning, Hitsville: The… Read More

May 19, 2019

Big Boi Cast as Berry Gordy in Upcoming Bobby DeBarge Biopic

The Bobby DeBarge Story lands its Hitsville mogul Big Boi is extending his acting resumé. The OutKast co-founder has been cast… Read More

February 23, 2019