Fifteen of the best ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ performances – from soulful balladry to all-out guitar shreds – proving that “traditional” doesn’t...
The Motown release hit No. 1 on 15 August 1992, in a run that stretched from summer into late autumn.
UK soul singer Michael Kiwanuka announces his third album, ‘KIWANUKA’, set for release on 25 October and featuring the new single, ‘You Ain’t The Problem’.
On ‘Queen’, crossover artist Nicki Minaj reclaimed the hip-hop crown with her most rap-oriented album yet, and demanded fealty from the newcomers.
The stars of Motown were out in full force at the West Coast premiere of ‘Hitsville: The Making of Motown’ in Los Angeles
Like many of Blige’s soul-searching songs, ‘Know’ reflects a lifetime of pain and survival.
With a trademark mellow sound, ‘Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly’ laid down a bold marker in American R&B music, looking for something deep and meaningful.
When Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj joined forces on the powerhouse anthem ‘Bang Bang’, they proved three divas are better than one.
‘What’s The 411?’ introduced to the world a fusion of R&B hooks and hip-hop beats.
To celebrate her album reissues and Vegas residency in Las Vegas this Friday, UMe has partnered with DanceOn to host a masterclass featuring Janet Jackson’s original choreographers.
Before there was Woodstock, there was Woodinville. In July 1969, thousands gathered to watch an all-star line-up at the first Seattle Pop Festival.
Mixing hip-hop with R&B, New Jack Swing dominated the US charts between 1989 and 1993, and its innovations have left an indelible influence on modern music.
Before he and brothers Charles, Cyril and Aaron formed the soul-funk group The Neville Brothers in the late 70s, Art founded the pioneering-R&B outfit the Meters.
“Motown is critical not only to the history of music in America, but also the history of America itself”
Over the course of four decades, Lawson and the Persuasions recorded 25 albums that spanned rock, blues, gospel and pop.
"As you listen closer, it’s actually about how too much love for money can be dangerous", Kiwanuka says of the track.