Fuelled by ‘I Just Called To Say I Love You,' the soundtrack album gave Stevie another US R&B No. 1...
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.
Ben E. King will forever be mentioned in the same breath as ‘Stand By Me,’ but as we sadly observe his death, we recall his many other soul classics.
Rufus had five R&B No. 1s and set their lead singer on the road to solo glory. Our new playlist celebrates Rufus & Chaka Khan In 20 Songs.
The first trailer has been released for the upcoming film about Amy Winehouse, ‘Amy.’ The documentary will be out in the UK and Ireland on July 3.
Stevie Wonder made a surprise appearance on March 29 during his current American tour, when he attended New Salem Baptist Church in north Minneapolis.
‘Marvin Gaye: 1961-1965,' the first of three vinyl box sets celebrating the catalogue of Marvin Gaye, will be released worldwide by USM in May.
The copyright case between Marvin Gaye’s ‘Got To Give It Up’ and Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ has led to a big digital upswing for Gaye.