The 9-year-old ate up the spotlight while introducing his legendary grandma.
When Florence Ballard died on Feb. 22, 1976 She left behind three daughters and an impeccable legacy in music. Considered "one of rock's greatest tragedies", her death also meant the end to a woman trying to piece her dreams back together to sing another day.
Republicans have shown enormous respect for the Constitution of the United States of America and their hero Associate Justice Antonin Scalia by instantly using his death to demand that President Obama ignore the Constitution for the next 340 DAYS.
Time for a sing-a-long!
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Translating lyrics can be a noble calling. It's simply not what Carl did. When writing a lyric -- whether or not there was an already existing foreign-language one -- he focused on one thing and one thing alone: creating the perfect "wedding" of words and music.
When I was growing up, my three best girlfriends were Diana, Mary, and Flo--and if you don't know whom I'm talking about, please stop reading now. Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard were the original Supremes, the dream girls of Motown.
Diana Ross -- Miss Ross to you, Diane to family and (Motown) friends -- heart-stoppingly opened Brooklyn's restored King's Theatre last night (February 3) by entering from the back of the vast, spectacularly refurbished auditorium.
Sam Cooke's lament -- "Another Saturday night and I ain't got nobody" -- summed up my social situation after, for reasons known only to my unconscious. I'd blown the Sweet 16 by ignoring my friendly good-looking date in favor of a sarcastic snob at the next table.
Comfortably at No. 5 though, besting acts like The Spice Girls, En Vogue and Martha & The Vandellas, was Exposé. According to singer Jeanette Jurado, the '80s freestyle collective is all-too-grateful its music, now "classics," lives on.
Decades after topping the charts, the iconic group The Supremes still has a massive gay cult following -- but what was the
Every Motown fan has heard Mary Wells sing about "My Guy," but most don't know this standout track, which features an incredible
The show is a mixed bag of authentic Motown music varied with Christmas music -- just enough to bring the cheer of the season and make you forget the sub-zero chill outside.
"Oprah's Next Chapter" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on OWN. "I'm glad you did," LaBelle tells her. "It was Mariah, Mary J., and
It's been 28 years since Whitney Houston first climbed her way to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. "Saving All My
When more women came out to vote for Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton in 2008, it was confounding that so many women made
Though Lenny took his '64 disappointment in stride, he had been crushed four years before, when, he writes, "we lost to the
In the video, Gordy then recounts what happened in that fateful show and how it led to a poignant revelation about his personal
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I started the week with a big drawing of the new musical, Motown. This is a show about the life of record producer/songwriter, Berry Gordy. It is already a big hit, with the winning formula of a score of very popular Motown hits.
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Maybe Motown: The Musical would have been best off not as part reality-show Dreamgirls but as a straight-out Motortown Revue 2013, which it almost is anyway.