The ebullient song was composed by the Motown writing team known as The Corporation, with Alphonso Mizell, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, and Berry Gordy himself.
The best Janet Jackson songs cover classic R&B, late-night slow-jams and subversive pop, marking the singer out as a pioneering female musician.
Often seen as a distant cousin of the Grammys, BRIT Awards ceremonies have their own fair share of surprises. Here are seven of the biggest.
From iconic outfits to poignant moments, these BRIT Awards live performances have helped make the ceremony an essential watch each year.
The modern-day line-up of the Motown legends burnished their recorded legacy with their first new album in eight years.
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.
Having helped birth soul music in the 60s, Motown helped it mature in the 70s, creating classic albums and asking some of the biggest questions of the era.
Absorbing and life-affirming, Smokey Robinson’s ‘A Quiet Storm’ is one of the landmark soul albums of its era, and its innovations continue to resonate.
Rightfully known as the queen Supreme, the best Diana Ross songs reveal just how much the Motown icon achieved when she stepped out as a solo artist.
Everyone was saying 'Hello' to Commodore Lionel in 1983.
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.
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'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 siblings created a series of memorable soul and pop hits and some great album tracks.
Love makes the world go round, but love also goes round itself, in the grooves of the majority of the greatest pop songs ever made.
Crow's admirable body of work has seen her collaborate with major artists while creating her own unique place in music history.