The Gospel Truth was Stax Records' varied religious imprint. This introduction highlights some of the best music to come out...
The song, now in six new mixes, was written and produced by New York hip-hop vocal and production team Full Force.
Full of soul and songs of love, Ollie And The Nightingales’ self-titled album came at a time when soul music was changing fast, but it held its own.
A treasured Chess Records artist made her R&B chart debut on September 5, 1960.
A tribute to the man who co-wrote the Rolling Stones' first US top ten hit as well as 'Piece Of My Heart,' 'Stay With Me Baby' and so much more.
From indelible images to perfect portraits, the 100 greatest album covers provoke and awe just as much as the contents inside.
Remembering when Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell made beautiful music and topped the R&B chart for August 31, 1968 with ‘You’re All I Need To Get By.'
The song marked the emergence of Nat 'King' Cole's daughter as an exciting new jazz-soul talent in her own right.
'War' was deemed a little too forthright to be a Temptations single, but Edwin made it a powerful message song and a huge hit.
Stuffed with classics – both those Stevie created and those he adopted – ‘My Cherie Amour’ still provokes wonder: how did he get so much joy into one album?
How the legendary soul imprint worked to make some of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most celebrated and inspiring speeches available on record.
In honor of this momentous occasion, Motown and UMe have developed a number of digital initiatives that honor the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement and make archival content accessible to generations...
From Kendrick Lamar’s “HiiiPoWeR,” to Jay-Z’s “What We Talkin’ About,” MLK Jr.’s speech has been sampled 110 times.
The protest’s anniversary is celebrated with long-unseen footage of Coretta Scott King, an exclusive March on Washington and more.
The Motown classic has a history that also embraces Stevie's former wife Syreeta, Michael McDonald and Rufus Wainwright.
Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.