Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
One of the greatest-ever sequences of musical creativity was in full flow in 1974, with Stevie's 'Fulfillingness' First Finale.'
'Let's Get It On' became the second of Marvin's three US pop chart-toppers.
Remembering when Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell made beautiful music and topped the R&B chart for 31 August 1968 with ‘You’re All I Need To Get By.'
'War' was deemed a little too forthright to be a Temptations single, but Edwin made it a powerful message song and a huge hit.
Only a year after Gladys Knight and the Pips took it to the top of the R&B chart, Marvin made 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' his for keeps.
The chequered story of 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' included Gladys and the group's R&B No. 1 with it before Marvin took ownership of the song.
Wonder said "I am proud to have been chosen at the top of such an incredibly talented group of artists."
In the summer of 1963, young Stevie Wonder ruled the US charts with both the 'Fingertips' single and the album 'The 12 Year Old Genius.'
The singer was named among the cast during 'Good Morning America' yesterday (21).
The British singer-songwriter, keyboard player and guitarist ruled America in August 1988 with both the 'Roll With It' single and album.
The song was a musical tour de force by the 23-year-old Motown genius, who survived a serious accident just after its release.
Paul remained a lesser-known name than either David Ruffin or Eddie Kendricks, despite his great vocal presence and pivotal role in the rise of the classic five-piece line-up.
In the summer of 1976, the band were on a strange lap of honour.
The Motown release hit No. 1 on 15 August 1992, in a run that stretched from summer into late autumn.