MusiCares has named Motown founder, Grammy Award nominee, Recording Academy President's Merit Award honoree, and recipient of the Grammy Museum's Architect of Sound: Vision Award Berry Gordy and Grammy Award winner and seven-time Grammy Award nominee Smokey Robinson to be honored at 2023 MusiCares Persons of the Year. Gordy and Robinson are the honorees of the 32nd annual Persons of the Year benefit gala.