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The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring Lucian Grainge - Arrivals

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One of the greatest sounds ever is the Motown sound and it still thrills music lovers around the world.  The play based on the famous label’s rise to fame is knocking it out the park. According to sources, ‘Motown The Musical’ is in the middle of a very successful tour. The hit theatrical production has recouped its $8.5 million dollar capitalization cost in less than ten months on the road while grossing $62.5 million in 52 weeks and playing to more than 875,000 people in 18 different cities. It takes a look through the memories of Berry Gordy, Motown founder, ‘Motown The Musical’ centers on the famed record label telling how Berry launched the careers of legendary artists like Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, among others.

By, EURweb.com

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