Inspiration for 'I Second That Emotion' struck when Smokey was out shopping with his friend and fellow writer Al Cleveland.
With an impressive soundtrack, Motown: The Musical tells Berry Gordy’s story and the highs and lows of his legendary label.
Peaking at No.9 in the UK Top 40, ‘Beggar On A Beach Of Gold’ deservedly added another gold disc to Mike + The Mechanics’ awards cabinet in 1995.
Dusty Springfield released her most iconic song, ‘You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me’, in 1966: a single that both defined her career, and the 60s.
1965 was the year that Motown went into the stratosphere, releasing a string of classic singles and taking their legendary Revue shows to Europe.
The funeral of Natalie Cole in Los Angeles on Monday (11) was followed by an equally star-studded private memorial.
From autumn 1964 to spring 1965, Motown went from being a hit-making Detroit-based indie to a globally adored imprint. Discover this key period in pictures.
A stunning visual history of the groundbreaking record label, Motown: The Sound Of Young America is out now!
The Smokey Robinson tribute concert at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Music Masters series in November will feature three fellow former Motown stars.
The soundtrack of ‘Legend,’ starring Tom Hardy as both of the Kray twins, is full of legends itself, such as Clapton, Mayall, the Small Faces and many more.
Motown giant Smokey Robinson has been named as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s latest Music Master, the 20th artist to be so honoured.
A hidden gem by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles made its Billboard Hot 100 debut on June 18, 1966, ‘Whole Lot Of Shakin’ In My Heart (Since I Met You).’
For all her other hits, Smokey Robinson's composition became the Detroit vocalist's defining song.
The six original studio albums in the Blondie catalogue, from 1976 to 1982, have been reissued today (May 4) on vinyl by Universal Music Catalogue.
15 years ago today, the ‘Voodoo’ album served notice that D'Angelo was the soul sound of the new millennium, when it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
On January 4, 1964, after their dance craze smash with ‘Mickey’s Monkey,’ the Miracles made the US chart with the LP it inspired, 'Doin' Mickey's Monkey.'