In honor of Black History Month, everyday this month there will be a post of great African American music artists and producers of all time. This post will be dedicated to two artists (to make up for the past two days).
Berry Gordy founded the most successful record company in the United States, Motown Records. The music mogul is responsible for the careers of The Supremes, The Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and many more. Due to his contributions to the music industry, Berry Gordy was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.
The singer/actress known for being the lead singer of the multi-platinum selling group The Supremes, and later moving on to becoming one of the best selling females of all time, Diana Ross has become a legend in her own right. Throughout the years, Ms. Ross has been seen in a small screen movies and giving small performances. Not only is she a singer/actress but Ms. Ross has a huge selection of awards. Diana Ross is someone who will be around for a long time.