“This is a historic song for an important moment in history, and what’s beautiful is that its message is timeless and universal.”
The film, directed by Gabe and Ben Turner, tells the Motown story from its birth in 1958 until its relocation to Los Angeles in the early 1970s.
The singer was named among the cast during 'Good Morning America' yesterday (21).
The stars of Motown were out in full force at the West Coast premiere of ‘Hitsville: The Making of Motown’ in Los Angeles
To mark Motown’s 60th anniversary, all of the surviving artists who helped build Motown’s legacy to what it is today were on hand to perform their hits.
The updated edition of the box set adds ten bonus tracks across its first ten discs, and a new Disc 11.
Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Claudette Robinson and Mary Wilson shared the stage to discuss Berry Gordy’s historic label.
The mix includes the premiere of a new M+M mix of 'Funk Me' by John Morales.
The presentation will highlight all facets of Motown including its music, culture and politics, and is curated by the Grammy Museum.
The show will also feature such fellow Motown greats as Martha Reeves, Holland Dozier Holland and Boyz II Men.