Robert Gordy Sr. has passed away from natural causes in his Marina del Rey, Calif. home.
The men of Motown will also have a tribute concert at the ceremony this coming February.
The recordings were done in the singer's hometown, Detroit.
The Bad Boy founder is being honored for his culture-shifting impact and pioneering legacy.
No birthday is complete without Stevie's version so sing along as VIBE celebrates the legend's 72nd born day.
His highly-anticipated new album coming this summer will be the first release under his new label.
Young had a unique tone, recognized by Smokey Robinson and shared lead with Gladys Horton.
"I have come full circle."