Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4:
Nov. 28: Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is 92. Singer-songwriter Bruce Channel is 81. Singer Randy Newman is 78. Musician Paul Shaffer (“Late Show With David Letterman”) is 72.
Kimberly C. Roberts Producer and songwriter Thom Bell, a pioneer of the world-renowned “Philly Sound,” is among a stellar group of musical icons being honored when “Great Performances,” in collaboration with the Recording Academy, presents “Grammy Salute to Music Legends 2017, the second annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the academy’s 2017 Special Awards recipients.