Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
With some of its icons still making hits, and a new breed of R&B star rising through the ranks, Motown continued to dominate the charts in the 80s and 90s.
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.
Everyone knows the heavy-hitting classics, but Motown’s output was so good there are tons of overlooked 70s albums you need to know.
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.
Defining “The Sound Of Young America” in the 60s, Motown dominated the decade with some of the most life-affirming music of all time.
The best Motown songs are timeless soul classics that capture everything it means to be in love, to suffer heartbreak – and to want to dance with abandon.
The film, directed by Gabe and Ben Turner, tells the Motown story from its birth in 1958 until its relocation to Los Angeles in the early 1970s.
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.
Watch Smokey Robinson and James Corden perform old and new soul hits in a late night sing-off battle.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
The Contours’ future Motown smash Do You Love Me hit the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of 11 August 1962 at a lowly No. 100.
The stars of Motown were out in full force at the West Coast premiere of ‘Hitsville: The Making of Motown’ in Los Angeles
The pair had already written hits for Stevie and others when he oversaw her first album for Motown's MoWest label.
A Bob Dylan cover landed the folk heroes on TV and in the UK singles chart.