Aretha Franklin Wins Pulitzer Months After Her DeathAretha Franklin is still getting R-E-S-P-E-C-T after death: The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor Monday, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930.
Motown Museum Committed To Remembering Michael JacksonSince the release of the latest documentary on Michael Jackson, museums across the country have been removing memorabilia due to criticism due to alleged child abuse, but some continue to remember him.
State Acquires The Historic United Sound Systems In DetroitIn an effort to preserve a key piece of Motown history, the music studio where stars such as Aretha Franklin and Miles Davis recorded has been bought by the state.
Detroit's Motown Museum Expansion Gets $500K Boost Thanks To DTE Energy The Motown Museum's expansion plans are getting a $500,000 boost.
Aretha Franklin's Bloomfield Township Home Hits the MarketThe suburban Detroit home of the late "Queen of Soul" is for sale.
Ambassadors For Motown Sound Seek More Of It In HometownSome of Detroit's best singers and musicians breathe new life into beloved songs more than a half-century old.
Motown Funk Brothers Key Guitarist Eddie Willis DiesA funeral home director says Eddie Willis, a key session guitarist for Motown Records, has died at his Mississippi home.
Detroit Honors Jackson Brothers with Ceremonial Key to CityThey didn't get a street named after them, but they did get the keys to the city.
Motown Museum Hosts Annual Founder's Day April 25Motown Museum announced today that on Wednesday, April 25, it will offer half off Motown Museum admission, as well as host a community day event, in memory of the late Motown Museum founder Esther Gordy Edwards' birthday, which has become known as Founder's Day.
Memorial Held In Detroit For Motown Legend Dennis EdwardsThe former singer of the Temptations died back on February 1st in Chicago. The remembrance was hosted by the Little Rock Baptist Church on Woodward and many fellow Motown singers and producers attended.
Motown Artist KEM Holds Backup Singer Open Auditions TodayThe R&B/Soul singer-songwriter is looking for a male tenor to join him on tour.
American Girl's Latest Doll Is Black, From Civil Rights-Era Detroit, And Costs $900 With AccessoriesIt's the third African American doll in the company's BeForever historical line and she comes with a story from 1960's Civil Rights era Detroit.
Al Abrams, Motown Records' 1st Press Officer, Dies At 74Al Abrams, the founding press officer and publicist for Motown Records, died Saturday following a battle with cancer, his wife said.
Former Home Of Motown Records Founder, Berry Gordy, For Sale In DetroitBerry Gordy bought what became known as the "Motown Mansion" in 1967 and lived there a few years before moving to Los Angeles.
Famed Detroit Jazz Trumpeter Marcus Belgrave Dies At 78Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, has died at age 78.