smokey robinson en White House pays musical tribute to Motown <p>The <a href="">Motown sound</a> will take center stage at the White House tonight.</p><p>More than 100 students will be at the special musical event, including several from the record label&rsquo;s hometown of Detroit.</p><p>Detroit-native Augustine Cox loves music. The 17-year old says she&#39;s known she wants to go into the music business since she was in second grade; she wants to be a performer or a music producer.</p><p>When Cox, who goes to <a href="">Birch Run High School</a>, found out she was picked to go to Washington, D.C. for a Motown tribute concert at the White House, she was thrilled. She grew up listening to &quot;the Jackson 5, <a href="">Michael Jackson</a>, <a href="">Stevie Wonder</a>, <a href="">the Marvelettes</a>, <a href="">Smokey Robinson</a>.&quot; Cox says she listens to today&#39;s music, too, &quot;but when I want to hear real music and real passion, I throw on a Motown CD.&quot;</p><p>Her current <a href="">fave</a>? The Best of Michael Jackson. Thu, 24 Feb 2011 17:33:33 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 1411 at White House pays musical tribute to Motown