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R&B Hall of Famers Headline ‘Legends’ Concert at Up...

mary-wilson-1475251523-1340Rhythm and Blues Hall of Famers Mary Wilson, Eddie Holman and others will perform in Upland in special star-packed concert By Sid Robinson (Open Post) - September 30, 2016 12:07 pm ET Fresh from their August induction into the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame, R&B legends Mary Wilson of the Supremes and Eddie Holman will be among the great musicians who will fill the star-studded “Legends of R&B and Doo Wop” concert lineup at Highlander Auditorium in Upland. Wilson, Holman, The Original Tymes and Harold Read More...

PULSEBEAT.TV

14352051_10207413830199765_8485816988847093053_oProving that age 70 (and beyond) can be SPECTACULAR, PULSEBEAT.TV's Greg Dunmore had the honor of speaking with Bettye LaVette (age 70, ) Mary Wilson (age 72) and Dionne Warwick (age 75) at the 2016 Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame Awards!!! These three legendary ladies still SPARKLE, perhaps even more so today than ever, from head-to-toe and note-to-note, defining what being sexy and sensational in your seventies is all about!!!! Therefore, you don't want to Read More...

Effort to build an R&B hall of fame fuels Detroit gala

b99429385z-1_20160817180136_000_g5f136n59-1-0Mary Chapman, Special to The Detroit News 7:01 p.m. EDT August 17, 2016 Fats Domino. Dionne Warwick. Bettye LaVette. Smokey Robinson. These and more than a dozen more performing arts giants will be honored Aug. 21 at what promises to be a toe tapper of a Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame induction ceremony gala and concert. Inductee and former Supreme Mary Wilson will host the black-tie event. This 4th-annual presentation, taking place at the Ford Community & Read More...

The 2016 R&B Music Hall of Fame Award Inductees Are…

TVOne Cathy HughesWe’re less than 2 months away from the 4th Annual Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame ceremony that is scheduled for August 21st just outside of Detroit Michigan. The event will be held at the city of Dearborn’s Ford Performing Arts Theater and the list of inductees is very impressive. Some of this year’s honorees include founder of RadioOne/ TVOne Cathy Hughes, as well as Prince, Bobby Brown, and Smokey Robinson to name a few. Read More...

Cathy Hughes Receives Double Honor at 4th Annual Rhythm...

ent-cathy-hughesBy Sentinel News Service Published August 24, 2016 The Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame recently announced Cathy Hughes, the founder and chairperson of Radio One, Inc., as one of its 2016 Hall of Fame inductees and the sole recipient of its Music Living Legends Award. The double honor was bestowed on the media mogul at the 4th Annual Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Concert on Sunday, August 21, at the Ford Read More...

If we build it, they will come

detroit-exterior_fox_theaterBy Keith A. Owens Despite major support from city leaders and others, Lamont Robinson still can’t attract investment to build Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame Yes, Lamont Robinson is on a mission, but understand that Lamont Robinson takes his mission a bit more seriously than most. Understand that Robinson is the sort who simply will not accept the word ‘no’ for an answer, not when it comes to his longtime dream of building a Rhythm and Read More...

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TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW FOR THE RHYTHM AND BLUES HALL O...

postcard-6inx9in-v-frontTICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW FOR THE RHYTHM AND BLUES HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY JUNE 11TH, 2017 THE DETROIT MUSIC HALL Address: 350 Madison St, Detroit, MI 48226 Phone: (313) 887-8501 PLEASE NOTE- -PRICES--100.00 AND 75.00       OTHER TICKETS---65.00, 55.00 AND 45.00 PLEASE NOTE--ONLY THE TICKET HOLDERS OF 100.00 AND 75.00 TICKETS WILL BE ATTENDING THE RED CARPET MEET AND GREET Read More...

AN OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM RHYTHM & BLUES HALL OF F...

14355511_10207471232674791_2095679989929548595_nRhythm & Blues Hall of Fame is Looking for a City for R&B Music Legends PRESS RELEASE Cleveland has the Rock & Roll Hall and Nashville has the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame needs a home. Detroit, MI, October 20, 2016 (Newswire.com) - The Rhythm & Blues Music Group is looking for a home for such artists as The Temptations, The O’Jays, Aretha Franklin, Jackie Wilson, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Prince, Read More...

Click Here To Get Your Tickets To The Official Rhythm &...

Photo Detroit News fileThe Official Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame 2016 Induction Ceremony has been scheduled for Aug. 21 at Dearborn’s Ford Community and Performing Arts Center 313-943-2354; tickets range from $25 to $100. Scheduled host is Mary Wilson, whose former group, The Supremes, is among the inductees. Read More...

Prince to be added to R&B Hall of Fame

prince WREG.com POSTED 5:09 PM, APRIL 22, 2016, BY KELSEY OTT DETROIT — Prince will be added to the Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame, the organization announced Friday.  He will be inducted in August as part of the 2016 class. Other 2016 inductees include Smokey Robinson, Donnie Warwick, Bobby Brown, Cathy Hughes, Jimi Hendrix, Boosty Collins, Sam & Dave and The Supremes. “Prince was a bigger then life for almost 40 years!” founder and CEO LaMont Robinson Read More...

2015 Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame Music Museum to Hono...

arethaDETROIT (AP) >> Recognition for another round of rhythm and blues artists is coming to Detroit. The Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame induction ceremony is scheduled to be presented Sunday evening in the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Inductees include Aretha Franklin, Martha Reeves, The Miracles, The Spinners, Jimmy Ruffin, Melba Moore and Ray Charles. Organizers call this the “second half” of 2015’s induction ceremony. The first was held in June in Clarksdale, Read More...

R&B Music Hall of Fame Comes to Detroit

585342f64420b9dd5267The Official R&B Music Hall of Fame will be built in Detroit www.wdet.org The Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame Museum is permanently moving to Detroit. The traveling museum has exhibits on 68 R&B artists and producers such as The Temptations, James Brown, and Little Richard. Former Harlem Globetrotter LaMont “Showboat” Robinson founded the museum in 2010. He says it was always his plan to place the museum in Detroit. “I could have went anywhere; Chicago, St. Louis,” Robinson says.  ”Here in the Read More...


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