How to Pronounce motown?

Correct pronunciation for the word "motown" is [mˈə͡ʊta͡ʊn], [mˈə‍ʊta‍ʊn], [m_ˈəʊ_t_aʊ_n].

"Motown" in context

Motown is one of the most influential music labels of all time. Founded by Berry Gordy in 1959, Motown was the first African-American owned record label. Motown helped shaped the landscape of American music and contributed to the Civil Rights movement. The label had a wide variety of genres, ranging from soul music to pop, and attracted some of the most iconic acts in music history. Artists such as The Supremes, The Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross had several of their biggest hits on the label.

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