The life of this founding member of the Supremes was filled all too briefly with adulation before it was sadly cut short.
R&B giant Jackie Wilson is to have a street named after him in his birthplace of Detroit.
The Official Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame on 21 August will induct Fats Domino, Sam & Dave, Prince, Smokey Robinson, the Supremes and others.
The funeral of Natalie Cole in Los Angeles on Monday (11) was followed by an equally star-studded private memorial.
The Smokey Robinson tribute concert at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Music Masters series in November will feature three fellow former Motown stars.
A new exhibition displaying memorabilia from the stellar career of the Supremes has opened at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.