American record label

Motown is a famous record label founded in Detroit, Michigan in the late 1950s by Berry Gordy. It is known for signing many well-known rhythm and blues singers and groups. Some of the artists who sang on the label include:

Parent company Universal Music Group
Founded 1959
Founder Berry Gordy Jr.
Distributing label The Universal Motown/Universal Republic Group (U.S.)
Genre R&B, soul, gospel, funk, jazz, blues, disco
Country of origin United States
Official website Official website of Motown Records
Motowns logo.
Motown Historical Museum.

"Motown" can also refer to the city of Detroit itself, or to the genre of music made by artists like those listed above.

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