Described by Smokey Robinson as Motown’s “first bang-bang record”, The Miracles’ ‘Shop Around’ remains one of the greatest soul songs...
Four million sales in the US alone for his self-titled debut sent a very clear message that his fans wanted Lionel solo.
There are many great cover songs, but only a few stand out as landmarks, earning themselves a distinction among the best cover versions of all time.
Intelligent, sonically diverse and socially aware, the band recently released their soulful sophomore album, 'American Love Call'.
The release comes ahead of the duo's appearance on 11 October, along with Katy Perry, at the David Lynch Foundation benefit Silence The Violence.
The Godfather of Soul had somethin’ that made him wanna shout, as he entered the Hot 100 on 3 October 1970.
The co-founder of the Miracles shares memories of life on the road and in the studio with Motown's first-ever signings.
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.
In 1963, the rapid emergence of Martha Reeves & the Vandellas travelled at 45 rpm with three smash hit singles, then at 33rpm with their second album.
Director John Singleton left behind more than just a cinematic legacy; his soundtracks brought the black experience to life on the big screen.
The song was a musical tour de force by the 23-year-old Motown genius, who survived a serious accident just after its release.
The album contained such international signature hits as 'Get Down On It' and 'Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It).'
This is a genuine classic, in a world where that has become an overused citation. Stevie Wonder’s 18th album is among the greatest albums of all time.
The 20-track collection is now available for the first time in black and limited edition red vinyl versions.
With The Smokey Robinson-penned ‘My Girl’, The Temptations created a keystone soul song that put the group on the map, adding to Motown’s winning streak.
The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.