Birthing some of the world’s greatest music, the history of New York’s Apollo Theater parallels “the evolution of black American identity”.
Soul covers of The Great American Songbook have added a gospel-derived power and dancefloor-driven sexiness to these timeless standards.
To mark Motown’s 60th anniversary, all of the surviving artists who helped build Motown’s legacy to what it is today were on hand to perform their hits.
Disco was the music of liberation, inclusiveness and empowerment with a four-on-the-floor bassline as its rallying cry. See why it's OK to like disco.
The mega-hit tops the chart ahead of two other singles from the same year of 1981.
The track hits the top during the 40th anniversary of its original reign on that same chart.
The book celebrates the story and the iconic fashions of the Motown superstars, illustrated from Wilson's own unmatched collection.
Our uDiscover Music playlist celebrates the Prince of Motown, and a legacy that remains as powerful as ever.
In honour of Diana Ross’ 75th birthday, the City of Los Angeles has officially declared 26 March as ‘Diana Ross Day’.
From singing in Motown’s biggest girl group to earning Oscar nods and becoming a fashion icon, Diana Ross set the template for future stars to follow.
Motown’s secret weapon, Marc Bolan’s widow, and a Northern soul icon, you’ve heard Gloria Jones, even if you’ve never heard of her…
The sophisticated sound of symphonic soul filled dancefloors and bedrooms in the 70s, thanks to the pioneering work of Barry White, Isaac Hayes, and more.
The lyrics of 'Nightshift' united Gaye with another soul giant, Jackie Wilson, who had died just three months earlier in 1984.
Girl groups go all the way back to the birth of pop, and their long and honourable dedication to delighting the ears deserves far more recognition than it gets.
From The Supremes to Martha & The Vandellas and beyond, the best Motown girl groups defined a strain of soul music that keeps us dancing in the street.