Motown Founder Berry Gordy Receiving Lifetime Award From EBONY
October 24, 2013 at 4:35 AM (PT)
EBONY magazine unveiled its 100 most influential African-Americans of the year. The gala celebration next month at the TIME WARNER CENTER in NEW YORK CITY includes the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to BERRY GORDY, the legendary founder of MOTOWN.
Among this year's honorees include BEYONCE, former CBS RADIO Top 40 WNOW(92.3 NOW FM)/NEW YORK morning man NICK CANNON; QUEEN LATIFAH, JAY Z and DEF JAM RECORDS EVP SHAWN PECAS COSTNER.
PRESIDENT OBAMA was chosen POWERBROKER OF THE YEAR.