His first singles chart appearance captured the improvised, call-and-response electricity between Stevie and a Chicago crowd.
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…
'Your Precious Love' was written, just like the pair's ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,' by the rising team of Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson.
The panel will feature Gaye’s second wife, Jan Gaye; Gaye’s biographer and co-writer of ‘Sexual Healing David Ritz’ and VP of A&R at UMe, Harry Weinger.
The new SaLaAM ReMi remix of Marvin Gaye's 'Symphony,' from his forthcoming You're The Man album, has been premiered by people.com.
The follow-up to ‘Let’s Get It On’, Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Want You’ was a deeply personal album that laid the blueprint for 90s and 00s R&B and neo soul.
The lyrics of 'Nightshift' united Gaye with another soul giant, Jackie Wilson, who had died just three months earlier in 1984.
‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ was never appreciated during its time but now the VU’s debut is hailed as a groundbreaking album that pointed to the future.
The propulsive, tension-filled number came flying off the pens of Holland, Dozier and Holland and into the Motown studio.
In the way its music was presented and the universal themes its artists sang of, Motown broke racial barriers to move everyone, no matter their skin colour.
Combining groove with a sense of songcraft, drummers are the driving force of any group. Here we present the best female drummers of all time.
‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for 17 February 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
The far-reaching song inspired the African-American military pilots who fought in World War II, and it went on to enter the Grammy Hall of Fame.
If you’re suffering from heartbreak, trying to get next to someone, or dreaming about the unattainable, the best Motown love songs will suit your mood.