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American music record company

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Motown: American music record company
Motown Records is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group. It was originally founded by Berry Gordy Jr. as Tamla Records on January 12, 1959, and was incorporated as Motown Record Corporation on April 14, 1960. Its name, a portmanteau of motor and town, has become a nickname for Detroit, where the label was originally headquartered.

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Jussie Smollett insists he has cooperated in police attack probe

Jussie Smollett insists he has cooperated in police attack probe; Motown stars defend JLo's Grammy tribute to Motown; Meghan Markle and Prince Harry enjoy a night at the museum. (Feb. 13)
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ShowBiz Minute: Smollett, Lopez, Markle

Jussie Smollett insists he has cooperated in police attack probe; Motown stars defend JLo's Grammy tribute to Motown; Meghan Markle and Prince Harry enjoy a night at the museum. (Feb. 13)
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Videos for Motown

Cardi B to lead girl power charge at Grammy Awards [Video]Cardi B to lead girl power charge at Grammy Awards

Outspoken rapper, whose music and personal life has dominated pop culture for the past two years, leads the charge on music's biggest night with a live performance and five nominations. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

Gladys Knight will perform the U.S. national anthem at the Super Bowl [Video]Gladys Knight will perform the U.S. national anthem at the Super Bowl

The Motown veteran says she is proud to use her voice to unite. Alicia Powell reports.

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Berry Gordy's Motown movie headed for April debut on Showtime

Scenes from the film were revealed for the first time Tuesday night at Motown's star-filled 60th anniversary concert in Los Angeles.
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Kaia Gerber, Bella Hadid walk Anna Sui show

Anna Sui says she was inspired by her Detroit upbringing for her New York Fashion Week show, where she blasted Motown music and decorated the venue with psychedelic posters. (Feb. 12)
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Smokey Robinson defends Jennifer Lopez’s Grammys Motown tribute

Jennifer Lopez faced backlash on social media for her lead participation in a tribute recognizing the historic African-American record label, Motown.
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