In October 1961, 'The Genius' began his first climb towards the UK top ten with ‘Hit The Road Jack.’
'Let's Get It On,' that classic of bedroom soul, made its first appearance on both the Billboard pop and R&B charts of July 14, 1973 for Marvin Gaye.
Stevie Wonder has been talking in a press interview about Amy Winehouse, Michael Jackson and the two album projects he’s currently working on.
Following his appearance at Glastonbury 2015 Lionel Richie looks set to make No.1 in the UK
A new exhibition displaying memorabilia from the stellar career of the Supremes has opened at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.
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).’
The group were still 'Ridin' High' even without the help of Holland-Dozier-Holland.
The tragic story of 1960s Motown star Tammi Terrell will be the subject of a big screen biopic starring Kat Graham, from ‘The Vampire Diaries.’
The 10-bedroom, 2.2-acre, so-called “Motown Mansion” in Detroit that was formerly owned by Berry Gordy is up for sale.
Widely-respected trumpeter Marcus Belgrave, who toured with Ray Charles and played with the Funk Brothers at Motown, died May 24 at the age of 78.
Two vinyl box sets, each featuring seven double-sided Northern Soul singles from the vaults of Chess and Capitol, will be released by Universal on July 24.
The vital presence of women of soul in the history of R&B, from Nina Simone to Jessie Ware, is commemorated in the new UMC compilation ‘Soul Sisters.’
In the week the May 17, 1969, the popularity of his recent ’25 Miles’ hit helped take Nashville-born Edwin Starr onto the US album chart for the first time.
For all her other hits, Smokey Robinson's composition became the Detroit vocalist's defining song.
On 12 May, 1984, ‘Hello,’ written by Lionel Richie with James Anthony Carmichael, took over at No. 1 in the US from Phil Collins’ ‘Against All Odds.’
A benefit event is taking place today (Saturday May 2) for one of the members of Motown’s great Funk Brothers house band, Eddie ‘Chank’ Willis.