Latest Berry Gordy News



Aretha Franklin Lands Bet Honour

17th January 2014

Soul legend Aretha Franklin and Motown Records mogul Berry Gordy are set to be saluted for their career achievements at...

Smokey Robinson And Berry Gordy To Receive Architects Of Sound Awards

25th October 2013

Soul icon Smokey Robinson and his Motown Records boss Berry Gordy are set to be celebrated by officials at Los...

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

24th October 2013

The Jacksons are set to salute music mogul Berry Gordy by performing in his honour at an upcoming gala for...

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

28th August 2013

Jamie Foxx paid tribute to singer Harry Belafonte and Motown boss Berry Gordy during an emotional speech to mark the...

Berry Gordy Didn't Want To Sign The Jackson 5

17th June 2013

Motown mogul Berry Gordy almost missed out on signing The Jackson 5 in the late 1960s because he had no...

Motown Boss Almost Walked Out On The Supremes After Ross Row

13th June 2013

Motown founder Berry Gordy came close to giving up on managing The Supremes before the trio made it big because...

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

15th April 2013

It was supposed to be rip-roaring musical journey through the history of Motown music. But, according to the critics, this...

Aretha Franklin Enjoys Marathon Birthday Bash In New York

28th March 2013

Aretha Franklin had a birthday to remember in New York on Monday (25Mar13) as she was serenaded by the cast...

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

26th March 2013

Deke Richards, the lead writer for famed record label Motown who penned hit tracks for The Jackson 5 and Diana...

Berry Gordy To Be Toast Of Songwriters Hall Of Fame

12th March 2013

Music producer Berry Gordy will be honoured with the prestigious Pioneer Award at the upcoming Songwriters Hall of Fame gala.The...

Berry Gordy Gets Pioneer Award From Songwriters Hall Of Fame

12th March 2013

Berry Gordy is receiving a Pioneer Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.The Motown founder - who is responsible for...

Berry Gordy Throws Surprise Birthday Party For Redfoo

5th September 2012

Lmfao star Redfoo was given a birthday to remember on Monday (03Sep12) when his father Berry Gordy threw him a...

Berry Gordy Seeking New Michael Jackson For Broadway Musical

18th July 2012

Motown visionary Berry Gordy has launched an online search for a budding star to portray himself, Michael Jackson and Stevie...

Berry Gordy's Life Story Set For Broadway Treatment

26th June 2012

Legendary record label boss Berry Gordy is set to be the subject of a new Broadway musical.The icon founded Motown...

Can Anyone Beat Katherine Jenkins On Dancing With The Stars?

26th April 2012

Katherine Jenkins is now the clear favorite to win this year's Dancing With The Stars as the competition reaches crunch...

Lenny Kravitz Watched Motown Stars Play Cards

23rd March 2012

Lenny Kravitz used to watch Jermaine Jackson take on Diana Ross at poker when he was a boy. The 'Let...

Kelly Rowland Wants To Learn Guitar

19th November 2011

Kelly Rowland is going to take guitar lessons.Although the 'When Love Takes Over' hitmaker rarely has any down time, she...

Wonder And Robinson Pay Tribute To Gordy Edwards At Funeral

1st September 2011

Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson paid moving tributes to music mogul Berry Gordy's sister Esther Gordy Edwards at her funeral...

Lmfao Star Grateful For Dad Gordy's Advice

26th August 2011

Lmfao frontman Redfoo is grateful to his dad Berry Gordy for offering advice about his career after witnessing how his...

Motown Executive Gordy Edwards Dies

25th August 2011

Motown founder Berry Gordy's sister Esther Gordy Edwards has died, aged 91.Gordy Edwards founded the Motown Museum to preserve the...

The Things They Say 22440

1st August 2011

"Smokey (Robinson) would be singing at Thanksgiving. That was normal. We weren't starstruck by the Motown family. Maybe Michael Jackson."...

Rap Rebels Lmfao

7th July 2011

LMFAO are the "rebels" of the Motown family. The group - made up of Redfoo and SkyBlu, son and grandson...

Berry Gordy Digs Deep For Musical About His Life

19th May 2011

Motown music mogul Berry Gordy is planning to invest $100 million (£62.5 million) into a musical based on his life.A...

Berry Gordy Jr. Creating Broadway Musical

16th May 2011

Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is reportedly investing $100 million into a Broadway musical of his life.The 81-year-old music...

Aretha Franklin Getting Ready For Birthday Bash

24th March 2011

Aretha Franklin is planning a huge star-studded bash to celebrate her 69th birthday tomorrow (25.03.11). The soul singer - who...

Fascinating Fact 10620

11th January 2011

STEVIE WONDER, SMOKEY ROBINSON, QUEEN LATIFAH, and Motown founder BERRY GORDY were among those who gathered to honour singer TEENA...

Gordy 'Horrified' By Teena Marie's Death

28th December 2010

TEENA MARIE's mentor BERRY GORDY has spoken of his grief following the singer's sudden death over the holiday weekend (25-26Dec10)...

Jackson Used To Use Gordy's Name As Hotel Alias

6th August 2010

JERMAINE JACKSON was once pestered by hotel staff when he checked into a room using Motown founder BERRY GORDY's name...

Fela!'S Jones Wants Gordy Musical

14th June 2010

Tony Award-winning FELA! choreographer BILL T. JONES is working on bringing Motown mogul BERRY GORDY's life story to the stage...

Gordy Honoured At Motown 50th Anniversary

22nd November 2009

MOTOWN founder BERRY GORDY was presented with a birthday cake and a key to the city of Detroit, Michigan at...

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