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Norman Whitfield Net Worth

Norman Whitfield Net Worth

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Norman Jesse Whitfield net worth:
$10 Million

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Norman Jesse Whitfield information

Birth date: May 12, 1941
Birth place: New York City, New York, USA
Death date: 2008-09-16
Profession:Soundtrack, Music Department, Composer

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Music producer, arranger, and songwriter Norman Jessie Whitfield was born on May 12, 1941 in New York City. A native of Harlem, Whitfield spent his early teen years hanging out in local pool halls. Norman moved with his family to Detroit, Michigan when he was in his late teens. At age 18 he wrote and produced songs for Detroit's Thelma Records. ... Wikipedia

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Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 BMI TV Music Award BMI Film & TV Awards Family Law (1999)
2000 BMI TV Music Award BMI Film & TV Awards Family Law (1999) · Barrett Strong
1977 Best Music Cannes Film Festival Car Wash (1976)
1977 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special Car Wash (1976)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1986 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Original Song The Last Dragon (1985) · Bruce Miller
1977 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Original Song - Motion Picture Car Wash (1976)

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1 He wanted Berry Gordy (head of Motown Records) to have Marvin Gaye record "I Heard It Through the Grapevine". This was after Gordy had rejected the idea of recording it with Gaye, the Miracles, or the Isley Brothers. Whitfield gave the song to Gladys Knight and the Pips, who made it Motown's bestselling single at the time. Gordy then agreed to have Gaye record it, and Gaye's version remains Motown's biggest hit single.
2 He was a longtime Motown producer and founded his own record label, Whitfield Records, in 1973.
3 He co-wrote "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone", "Ball of Confusion", "War", "Smilin' Faces", and "Just My Imagination (Runnin' Away with Me)".
4 Survived by his daughter, Irasha; sons, Norman; Michael; Johnnie; and Roland; a brother, Bill; eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
5 1976 Grammy winner for Best Original TV or Motion Picture score for Car Wash (1976).
6 1972 Grammy winner for Best R&B Song for "Papa Was a Rolling Stone.".
7 Co-wrote many songs with Barrett Strong.
8 Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2004.

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