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Valerie Simpson and her husband, Nick Ashford, rank among the greatest songwriting teams in music history—22 gold and platinum records and more than 50 ASCAP Awards.  Ms. Simpson participated in the documentary film, “Hitsville: The Making of Motown, which aired on Showtime in 2019 focusing on factors that made Motown the most successful record label of all time.


She was honored in the Women of Motown series, presented in conjunction with Women's History Month 2021. Each day a new, original portrait was revealed from March 1 through March 31, celebrating the featured woman's contribution to Motown's success.


The portraits are now available for purchase.

Valerie Simpson - Motown Women Series

  • An original, exclusive portrait honoring the culture of female empowerment at Motown

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