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Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy to be honored

Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy to be honored

ARCHITECTS OF SOUND: Berry Gordy, left, accepts his award from Smokey Robinson at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 44th annual induction and awards gala on Thursday, June 13, 2013 in New York. The pair will be honored together next month by the Grammy Museum. Photo: Associated Press/Charles Sykes/Invision

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Smokey Robinson and Berry Gordy will be the first to accept a new award given out by the Grammy Museum.

They’ll get the museum’s first-ever Architects of Sound award at a gala next month.

The Architect of Sound Awards honor those who are catalysts in changing the musical legacy of America, and who helped shape the sound of a specific genre, according to the Grammy Museum’s website.

Randy Jackson will host.

Boyz II Men and Kelly Rowland will perform.

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