Not often a label thought of in hip-hop terms, the best Motown samples prove that Berry Gordy’s empire had more than enough beats for the crate-diggers.
Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.
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 six-piece from Detroit, the Contours, took the song to No.1 on the US R&B chart for three weeks.
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.
This richly romantic number is one of those timeless love songs that's been covered by a vast array of great vocalists.
The releases will be part of the platform’s ‘Words & Music’ storytelling initiative.
The film will star Jennifer Hudson as the Queen of Soul, and is due for release in early 2021.
The Temptations were at a crossroads with 1966’s ‘Gettin’ Ready’: producing dancefloor hits of the highest order while heading towards the future of soul.
It features interviews with Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis, Smokey Robinson, Andre Previn and many others.
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles were an R&B vocal group led by Smokey Robinson who were often referred to as Motown's "soul supergroup".
The R&B singer from Detroit who is known for his distinctive voice as well as his role in the legendary Motown label
The range of limited edition products to honour Robinson include a Vinton Watch and a Smokey Robinson Runwell Turntable.
A collection of 20 little-known facts about one of the true titans of country music.