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"He was really getting involved and he was texting me... and he was like... 'So what you got for this week?' So I sent him a video and he said, 'I love it, but it...

The Stars Come Out At The Whitney Houston Biopic PremièRe [Photos]

It would probably be an understatement to say that Whitney Houston was a beloved musician. The singer, actress and model has been often hailed as the most awarded musician of all time, and whether you...

Jimmy Ruffin Dies

Jimmy Ruffin has died.The Motown singer - who was best known for his 1966 hit 'What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?' - passed away at the age of 78 at his home in Las Vegas...

Motown The Musical To Close On Broadway

Berry Gordy's Motown The Musical is set to close on Broadway for 17 months next year (15), so producers can work on the show's international appeal.The curtain will temporarily come down on 18 January (15)...

Stanley Kubrick's Lawyer Dies At 99

Entertainment lawyer Louis C. Blau, who represented the likes of Stanley Kubrick and Berry Gordy, has died at the age of 99.Blau, a former World War Ii veteran, passed away on Friday (30May14). Throughout...

Aretha Franklin Lands Bet Honour

Soul legend Aretha Franklin and Motown Records mogul Berry Gordy are set to be saluted for their career achievements at the 2014 BET Honors.Rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube will also be among the honourees at the upcoming...

Smokey Robinson And Berry Gordy To Receive Architects Of Sound Awards

Soul icon Smokey Robinson and his Motown Records boss Berry Gordy are set to be celebrated by officials at Los Angeles' Grammy Museum for their outstanding contributions to music.The stars will be recognised with the...

Berry Gordy To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Ebony's Power 100 Gala

The Jacksons are set to salute music mogul Berry Gordy by performing in his honour at an upcoming gala for Ebony magazine.The Motown Records founder will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the publication's annual...

Jamie Foxx Pays Tribute To Belafonte & Gordy During Stirring Washington Speech

Jamie Foxx paid tribute to singer Harry Belafonte and Motown boss Berry Gordy during an emotional speech to mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's iconic 'I have a dream' civil rights address in...

Berry Gordy Didn't Want To Sign The Jackson 5

Motown mogul Berry Gordy almost missed out on signing The Jackson 5 in the late 1960s because he had no interest in serving as a babysitter for a group of child stars.The legendary producer reveals...

Motown Boss Almost Walked Out On The Supremes After Ross Row

Motown founder Berry Gordy came close to giving up on managing The Supremes before the trio made it big because singer Diana Ross was so stubborn.In a new Master Class interview with Oprah Winfrey, which...

You Can't Hurry Love: 'Motown: The Musical' Reviews Roundup

It was supposed to be rip-roaring musical journey through the history of Motown music. But, according to the critics, this musical is one step too far, and the overall consensus is that it’s rushed. Not...

Aretha Franklin Enjoys Marathon Birthday Bash In New York

Aretha Franklin had a birthday to remember in New York on Monday (25Mar13) as she was serenaded by the cast of a Broadway musical before partying with Tony Bennett and Berry Gordy.The soul legend turned...

Deke Richards, The Man Behind Motown's Biggest Hits, Dies Aged 68

Deke Richards, the lead writer for famed record label Motown who penned hit tracks for The Jackson 5 and Diana Ross, has died aged 68 following a battle with esophageal cancer. During his tenure with...

Berry Gordy To Be Toast Of Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Music producer Berry Gordy will be honoured with the prestigious Pioneer Award at the upcoming Songwriters Hall of Fame gala.The Motown record label founder will pick up the prize during the organisation's 44th annual induction...

Berry Gordy Gets Pioneer Award From Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Berry Gordy is receiving a Pioneer Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.The Motown founder - who is responsible for discovering icons acts such as Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and The Supremes and The Jackson...

Berry Gordy Throws Surprise Birthday Party For Redfoo

Lmfao star Redfoo was given a birthday to remember on Monday (03Sep12) when his father Berry Gordy threw him a surprise party.The Sexy and I Know It hitmaker turned 37 years old on Monday and...

Berry Gordy Seeking New Michael Jackson For Broadway Musical

Motown visionary Berry Gordy has launched an online search for a budding star to portray himself, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder in a soulful new musical.The music executive has taken to YouTube.com in an effort...

Berry Gordy's Life Story Set For Broadway Treatment

Legendary record label boss Berry Gordy is set to be the subject of a new Broadway musical.The icon founded Motown Records in 1959 and subsequently discovered and signed such artists as Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder,...

Can Anyone Beat Katherine Jenkins On Dancing With The Stars?

Katherine Jenkins is now the clear favorite to win this year's Dancing With The Stars as the competition reaches crunch time. Ironically, it was soul legend Gladys Knight who was eliminated during Motown week, despite...

Lenny Kravitz Watched Motown Stars Play Cards

Lenny Kravitz used to watch Jermaine Jackson take on Diana Ross at poker when he was a boy. The 'Let Love Rule' singer went to school with the son of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy,...

Kelly Rowland Wants To Learn Guitar

Kelly Rowland is going to take guitar lessons.Although the 'When Love Takes Over' hitmaker rarely has any down time, she is currently considering taking up learning the guitar to improve her musical repertoire. She told...

Wonder And Robinson Pay Tribute To Gordy Edwards At Funeral

Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson paid moving tributes to music mogul Berry Gordy's sister Esther Gordy Edwards at her funeral on Wednesday (31Aug11).Gordy Edwards, who founded the Motown Museum to preserve the legacy of the...

Lmfao Star Grateful For Dad Gordy's Advice

Lmfao frontman Redfoo is grateful to his dad Berry Gordy for offering advice about his career after witnessing how his famous father guided Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye to stardom.Redfoo, real name Stefan Gordy, grew...

Motown Executive Gordy Edwards Dies

Motown founder Berry Gordy's sister Esther Gordy Edwards has died, aged 91.Gordy Edwards founded the Motown Museum to preserve the legacy of the record label her brother created. She served as Motown's vice president and...

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"Smokey (Robinson) would be singing at Thanksgiving. That was normal. We weren't starstruck by the Motown family. Maybe Michael Jackson." Lmfao frontman Redfoo, the son of music mogul Berry Gordy, grew up around superstars.

Rap Rebels Lmfao

LMFAO are the "rebels" of the Motown family. The group - made up of Redfoo and SkyBlu, son and grandson of legendary soul record label Motown founder Berry Gordy - say their rap roots set...

Berry Gordy Digs Deep For Musical About His Life

Motown music mogul Berry Gordy is planning to invest $100 million (£62.5 million) into a musical based on his life.A source tells the New York Post Gordy will also waive the rights to the Motown...

Berry Gordy Jr. Creating Broadway Musical

Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is reportedly investing $100 million into a Broadway musical of his life.The 81-year-old music mogul - the creator of the legendary music label, widely regarded as the home of...

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Tangerine - Trailer

'Tangerine' is an upcoming film from director Sean Baker ('Starlet', 'Greg the Bunny'). The film was written by Baker...

Miley Cyrus Praises Bruce Jenner As Her 'Hero' While Launching Homeless Charity

While some might be more concerned about her love life or the colour...