Motown

(redirected from Motown Records)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Motown Records: Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy

Motown

™ music combining rhythm and blues and pop, or gospel rhythms and modern ballad harmony
www.motown.com
References in periodicals archive ?
In its golden age, from 1959 to 1972, the sound Berry Gordy pioneered at Motown Records in Detroit was the soundtrack for Black America.
Universal Motown Records also made history with the Los Angeles based band in that Crash Kings is the first developing rock act on the label to earn the #1 alternative slot at radio.
Ethiopia has proven to be one of the most respected, well-versed, forward-thinking executives in music today, and I am enthusiastic to aid the execution of her vision for the talented artists under the legendary Motown Records brand.
UMG's acquisition of EMI music offered the ideal opportunity to merge the EMI Gospel label with the strength of the newly revitalized Motown Records," said Mr.
Just Wonder, owned by Motown Records founder Berry Gordy, is assigned 117 pounds, co-high for the race with Private Chef, for Sunday's Cinema Handicap.
She's come a long way since being a legal secretary for Motown Records in the late 1960s.
Motown Records founder Berry Gordy will be honored by The Recording Academy([R]) at its annual GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons([R]) event on Sunday, Feb.
12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new chapter in pop music history is being written this week, as multi-platinum, three-time Grammy Award-winning Motown Records artist Ne-Yo captures the #1 spot on the UK national chart with " Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)," the latest single from his new album, R.
Sitting next to Weston near the pool is former Motown Records singer and songwriter Michael Sutton, who wrote for a long list of famous artists, including Michael Jackson and Dionne Warwick.
But last year Garr, 83, decided to sell his majority interest and approached Busby, former president of Motown Records.
He has played a major role in the careers of some of the biggest names in the entertainment business, such as Elton John, Neil Diamond, Barry White, Olivia Newton John and Motown records.
25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the latest step to strengthen the new Motown Records, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), acclaimed artist Ne-Yo will move from Def Jam Recordings to Motown along with his label imprint Compound Entertainment, and will also take on a creative role at Motown as the new Senior Vice President of A&R, it was announced today by Barry Weiss, Chairman & CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam Motown, and Ethiopia Habtemariam, Senior Vice President, Motown Records.