‘When Chaka agreed to record this song for us we were over the moon.’
‘What’s The 411?’ introduced to the world a fusion of R&B hooks and hip-hop beats.
One of the most memorable open-air events of the decade turned into a triumph for the visiting Californian heroes.
The award was also presented to Quincy Jones, Smokey Robinson, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers.
Selections from the songbook of one of soul music's great vocal stylists.
The band's return to the UK singles chart with 'I Want It All' came after an absence of more than two and a half years.
The ten-time Grammy-winner was born Yvette Stevens on March 23, 1953.
uDiscover Music's playlist in tribute to the incredible, insatiable and eclectic creativity of the man called Q.
For every anthem and romantic ballad, female artists have also asserted their independence through empowering lyrics, challenging the constraints of gender stereotypes, bad relationships or the music industry itself.
The siblings created a series of memorable soul and pop hits and some great album tracks.
The group's 1976 R&B hit would be hugely influential on Rodgers as he crafted a 1980s Bowie smash.
Cannily deployed to create touching moments and forge connections, the best romantic comedy songs have defined iconic romcoms.
'Q's Jook Joint' gave the producer a gold album in America for the sixth time in his incomparable career.
A salute to the Californian writer-artist who created ‘On and On,’ ‘Save It For A Rainy Day,’ ‘Little Italy' and many others.
A tribute to the man who helped invent modern-day R&B with his deeply soulful, gospel-influenced piano playing and singing.