Diana Ross Leads Berry Gordy Tribute at Motown Records' 60th Anniversary Event
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Joining the 'Endless Love' hitmaker in paying homage to the record label founder at 'Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration' are Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Ciara and Ne-Yo.

AceShowbiz - Diana Ross led the tributes to Berry Gordy as the record executive celebrated 60 years of his famous label Motown Records on Tuesday, February 12.

Diana was joined by Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Ciara and Ne-Yo at "Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration", held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

The former The Supremes star, who was a part of Motown's roster in the '60s, sang numerous songs, both on stage and sitting next to Berry, including "My Man".

"This is your legacy," she gushed. "I want you to know that you have been a gift to all of us."

John covered Motown act Marvin Gaye's "Mercy Mercy Me", Ne-Yo sang The Jackson 5's "I'll Be There", and Ciara belted out Rick James' "Give It to Me Baby", while Stevie closed out the all-star line-up performing more than half a dozen songs, accompanied by his harmonica.

"My dream was to make music for all people," Berry, 89, told the audience. "Well, my dream came true. I want to thank all of you fans, and your parents, and their grandparents. All around the world. I could say their great grandparents, but that would make me older than I want to be."

Smokey Robinson and Cedric the Entertainer acted as hosts for the evening, with the music special airing on U.S. network CBS on April 21.

The concert comes days after Jennifer Lopez was criticised for her Motown medley at the Grammys on Sunday. Many viewers felt like an African-American artist should have been chosen for the honour, which saw Jennifer sing some of the genre's most famous songs, including "Dancing in the Street", "Please Mr. Postman" and "My Girl".

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