Motown's inspired decision to release the three-year-old 'Tears Of A Clown' as a UK 45 led it to No. 1...
The Apollo Theater rewrote the rules, introducing talent contests for singers, instrumentalists, dancers and comedians.
Don Davis, the Detroit-based producer, who passed away at the age of 75 but leaves some fine recorded work behind, especially with vocalist Johnnie Taylor.
The Something For The Weekend playlist is perfect to get you in the mood.
The BBC announced today that Stevie Wonder's song Another Star will be used as the theme tune for BBC coverage of the World Cup.
In June 1974, Motown’s Canadian artist R. Dean Taylor was starting a month in the top five of the UK singles chart with 'There’s A Ghost In My House'.
Coolness. Most artists want it, precious few command it. So who exactly are the top 12 coolest musicians?
In a world where everything is on shuffle, get back to basics, to listen to these Motown albums from top to bottom in the way they were intended.
What could be better than some Symphonic Soul? Check out our handcrafted Isaac Hayes playlist...
Mods had their origins in London in the mid-1960s but it wasn't long before Lambrettas, Vespas and all-nighters in clubs were being seen all over Britain.
Four Motown singers, the pillars of Motown Records – Smokey, Stevie, Marvin and Diana – all became global soul superstars due to one man, Berry Gordy.
It's the groups of Motown who have largely defined the sound and soul sent around the world from “Hitsville U.S.A.” at 2648 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit.
A key element in Berry Gordy’s strategy was to make his records appeal to EVERYONE, which is how and why he came up with the perfect slogan.
To win a coveted BRIT or Grammy award, is a career highlight for many artists, symbolising the glamour, drama & celebration of what music has to offer.
The Blackbyrds signed with Fantasy Records in 1973 and the following year they released their debut album, featuring a Vincent Van Gogh inspired design.