It wasn’t easy for musicians to be openly feminist – or, indeed, to be openly women. But right from the start, they’ve been there...
From fleeting, backstage hangs to longtime creative partnerships, the best musical friendships come in all forms.
The pair had already written hits for Stevie and others when he oversaw her first album for Motown's MoWest label.
Long before Madonna suggested to “Strike A Pose” in her 1990 hit ‘Vogue’, 'Pose' centres on the music that was the lifeblood of NYC ballroom culture.
The life of this founding member of the Supremes was filled all too briefly with adulation before it was sadly cut short.
From disco hits to tender ballads, the queer canon is as diverse as it is large. Here are the most memorable songs that celebrate the LGBTQ experience.
'Tear It On Down' was the final single to carry the name of Martha Reeves & the Vandellas.
Even as the trio were riding the Hot 100 with 'The Happening,' they unveiled an album of classic show tunes.
The award-winning actress makes her debut as a singer in the forthcoming film, ‘The High Note’, out 29 May.
Ice Cube and Dakota Johnson star alongside Ross, who makes her recording debut in the forthcoming film, out 29 May.
The remix will feature on Ms. Ross' upcoming Supertonic collection, due digitally on Motown/UMe on 29 May.
As the Queen biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ proved, the best music biopics can have a cultural impact that goes far beyond devoted fans. Here are 30 must-sees.
Motown’s great songwriters were the foundations of the Great American Soulbook, an imaginary, but nonetheless awe-inspiring collection of songs written in the name of soul. But it did not come easy.
Initially Stevie Wonder’s live drummer, Bohannon also performed with Jimi Hendrix, Diana Ross, Miles Davis and countless others.
Soul covers of The Great American Songbook have added a gospel-derived power and dancefloor-driven sexiness to these timeless standards.
Disco was the music of liberation, inclusiveness and empowerment with a four-on-the-floor bassline as its rallying cry.