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.
When it came to a new song by Smokey Robinson, Mary Wells' departure from the Motown hierarchy was Brenda Holloway's gain.
The Official Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame on 21 August will induct Fats Domino, Sam & Dave, Prince, Smokey Robinson, the Supremes and others.
In honour of Larry Levan’s timeless genius, DJ Justin Berkmann has compiled a Paradise Garage tribute mixtape.
An unexpected pairing brought a new Hot 100 entry in 1968.
The expanded reissue of ‘Motortown Revue: Live In Paris’ proves that Berry Gordy’s were firing on all cylinders in the French capitol in 1965.
Full of glossy, high-quality photos, and also an in-depth read, Motown: The Sound Of Young America recounts how the label became a global icon
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 tribute concert in honor of Smokey Robinson that will close out the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Music Masters series in November is to feature three former labelmates from...
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.