Berry Gordy receives Marian Anderson Award

PHILADELPHIA - November 19, 2013

Gordy founded Motown Records where many of America's top R&B and soul stars created the Motown sound.

Gordy is also a songwriter, boxer, producer, and director.

The award, in its 15th year, pays tribute to an artist or individual whose body of work has impacted the world beyond the entertainment industry.

Tuesday night's gala and award presentation took place at the Kimmel Center.

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