How the legendary soul imprint worked to make some of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most celebrated and inspiring speeches available on record.
With the Black Forum label, Motown founder Berry Gordy created a place where African-American spoken-word artists could make their voices heard.
Excerpted from the liner notes of the 50th-anniversary edition of the album, the poet writes movingly about Marvin Gaye's classic album.
The newly solo Supreme charts with the album of her first TV special.
The album was a bold announcement of the new-found creative freedom of an artist who'd just turned 21.
Hailed as 'the truest artist' Motown founder Berry Gordy has ever known, Marvin Gaye was an uncompromising force that defined soul music in the 70s.
Everyone was saying 'Hello' to Commodore Lionel in 1983.
The album completed the group's transition to a more experimental sound, heavily influenced by psychedelic rock and by their adventurous producer, Norman Whitfield.
‘Shop Around’ is an absolutely vital part of the early development of Motown, and on February 12, 1961 it became their first million-seller.
On February 8, 1975, the group proved that there was life after Norman Whitfield, climbed to No.1 with ‘Happy People,’ co-written by Commodore Richie.
The Marvelettes co-founder played a key role in scoring Motown Records its first No.1 hit.
Diana Ross has been embracing and endearing for the past five decades, ever since she became one of the four singular talents who define the music of Motown for all time, representing...
The presentation will highlight all facets of Motown including its music, culture and politics, and is curated by the Grammy Museum.
‘Marvin Gaye: 1961-1965,' the first of three vinyl box sets celebrating the catalogue of Marvin Gaye, will be released worldwide by USM in May.
It's the groups of Motown who have largely defined the sound and soul sent around the world from “Hitsville U.S.A.” at 2648 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit.