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  • ‘Motown The Musical’ National Tour Cast Announced

    Mar 25, 14 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy Jr.  are proud to announce the complete cast for the First National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. As previously announced, Clifton Oliver and Allison Semmes will star in the leading roles of Berry Gordy and Diana Ross.  Portraying groundbreaking Motown artists, Nicholas Christopher will play Smokey Robinson […]

  • Musical Based on Berry Gordy Gets 2013 Broadway Bow

    Jun 26, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *A musical based on the life of legendary Motown Records founder Berry Gordy is set to open on Broadway next year, reports the Associated Press. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Producers today announced that “Motown,” with 81-year-old Gordy writing his own book, will open in the spring of 2013 at a Nederlander Theatre to be […]

  • Report: Sylvia Rhone to Join ‘Frenemy’ L.A. Reid Under Sony

    Jul 22, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The New York Post is reporting that former Universal Motown president Sylvia Rhone is heading to Sony to restore the defunct Portrait label, where she would work closely with new Epic head L.A. Reid. The move would see new Sony Music Chairman/CEO Doug Morris reuniting Reid and Rhone, both of whom joined him at Universal […]

  • L.A. Reid Takes Over at Epic

    Jun 16, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *L.A. Reid has found a new job in the industry running newly restructured Epic Label Group as the new chief executive. He’ll be taking on the new position July 1 upon the resignation of Doug Morris. Perhaps it’s a blessing for the label since Reid will be helping the company recover from the madness Amanda […]

  • Berry Gordy Spending $100 Million for His Biographical Musical?

    May 16, 11 by EURPublisher01 10 Comments


    *Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is reportedly investing $100 million into a Broadway production which will tell the story of his life and the label. The New York Post is reporting that the 81-year-old music mogul is developing the production to tell the true story on the inception and running of the label, which […]

  • L.A. Reid to Announce New Label Plans ‘In a Little While’

    Apr 13, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *In an interview with Hot 97′s Angie Martinez Tuesday night, departing Island Def Jam CEO L.A. Reid confirmed that another label gig is in the works and he’ll be announcing his plans “in a little while.” Reid, who signed on as a judge for Simon Cowell’s “X Factor,” told Martinez that he’s left the Universal […]