A stunning selection of career highlights by a true legend of Motown, and of all music.
The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.
Aretha Franklin was awarded a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for her “indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades”.
'Electric Miles' is a “wide-ranging exploration of Davis’ bold vision with jazz, rock, funk, hip-hop and electronic fusions.”
Recently restored, 'Amazing Grace' is a concert film that tracks Aretha Franklin's return to gospel music in 1972.
The event will also feature a panel discussion to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Cole's birth.
The 2019 ceremony will also recognise, among other blues standards, the Muddy Waters song that gave the Rolling Stones their name.
Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.
‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for 17 February 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
“It’s an absolute dream to present this music live, so I hope you’ll come join me", the iconic producer said of the forthcoming concert.
The album features 14-year-old Franklin's performances at New Bethel Baptist Church, Detroit in 1956.
In a few short years, Sam's songs and vocal technique influenced so many of the upcoming generation of stars.
You may know every lyric to your favourite songs, but do you know who wrote them? Here are just a few of the secret songwriters behind the greatest hits.
The erudite individual from the Bronx devised the very name "rhythm and blues," before going on to help define it at Atlantic Records and far beyond.
Smokey Robinson is the latest guest to appear at the star-studded concert honouring late soul legend Aretha Franklin at Aretha! A Grammy Celebration.