The updated edition of the box set adds ten bonus tracks across its first ten discs, and a new Disc 11.
Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Claudette Robinson and Mary Wilson shared the stage to discuss Berry Gordy’s historic label.
The track hits the top during the 40th anniversary of its original reign on that same chart.
Setting Rick James on the road to success, ‘Street Songs’ reflected the conflicting duality at the heart of his “punk funk” aesthetic.
The celebrated soul stars were recognised both in Montgomery and in Tuskegee, where they were formed.
A panel of Marvin Gaye experts, including his widow, Janis Gaye, hailed the “everlasting greatness” of a complex and contradictory artist.
To celebrate the Motown legend and the ‘Prince Of Soul’, the US Postal Service unveiled the Marvin Gaye Forever Stamp on what would have been his 80th birthday.
The mix includes the premiere of a new M+M mix of 'Funk Me' by John Morales.
Hailed as “the truest artist” Motown founder Berry Gordy has ever known, Marvin Gaye was an uncompromising force that defined soul music in the 70s.
An overlooked Motown classic, Wild And Peaceful introduced Teena Marie as an assertive, self-determining artist with an impressive range of skills.
A newly-assembled snapshot of Marvin Gaye’s 1972 recordings, ‘You’re The Man’ makes for a pleasing additional chapter in an eternally soulful story.
After paying dues all through the 1960s, the American soul man's hard work finally paid dividends.
The story of Motown is also a story of female empowerment. Its finest female talents took opportunities – and risks – to help give women a spotlight.
In honour of Diana Ross’ 75th birthday, the City of Los Angeles has officially declared 26 March as ‘Diana Ross Day’.
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.