Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
With some of its icons still making hits, and a new breed of R&B star rising through the ranks, Motown continued to dominate the charts in the 80s and 90s.
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.
Everyone knows the heavy-hitting classics, but Motown’s output was so good there are tons of overlooked 70s albums you need to know.
The best Lionel Richie songs cast a long shadow across 70s funk and 80s ballads, and include one of the most perfect duets in music history…
Wonder, 69, revealed the news as he concluded his headline performance in the Barclaycard Presents British Summer Hyde Park concert series.
'Hot On The Tracks' became the group's first No. 1 soul LP and included 'Just To Be Close To You.'
The mega-hit tops the chart ahead of two other singles from the same year of 1981.
“I know and believe in the power of music to bring people together for the betterment of mankind," producer Quincy Jones later said of the all-star charity single.
The Commodores moved things up a notch, in commercial terms, as their self-titled fifth album made its chart debut on 2 April 1977.
The soul icon is due to perform what is billed as a “Celebration of Life, Love and Music” spanning his entire career.
Tickets for singer’s upcoming Hello Tour to be bundled with copies of the his new live album.
Everyone was saying 'Hello' to Commodore Lionel in 1983.
Faced with following the phenomenon that was ‘Views’, Drake released ‘More Life’, a playlist that broke streaming records – and not for the first time.
The lyrics of 'Nightshift' united Gaye with another soul giant, Jackie Wilson, who had died just three months earlier in 1984.