The much-loved performer passed away from complications relating to a heart condition.
The story of Motown is also a story of female empowerment. Its finest female talents took opportunities – and risks – to help give women a spotlight.
The ten-time Grammy-winner was born Yvette Stevens on 23 March 1953.
The track stayed at the R&B chart summit for a mighty nine weeks, to become the longest-running soul No. 1 Stevie has ever had.
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.
Love makes the world go round, but love also goes round itself, in the grooves of the majority of the greatest pop songs ever made.
In honour of Valentine's Day, here's a guide on how to make the perfect mixtape for each stage of courtship: from crush to even getting back together.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
If you’re suffering from heartbreak, trying to get next to someone, or dreaming about the unattainable, the best Motown love songs will suit your mood.
In celebration of the late Beach Boys singer, a special collection of some of Carl’s greatest performances.
Alongside his fellow Funk Brothers, he helped weave the very fabric of Tamla Motown’s imposing and infectious sound.
From celebratory anthems to coming-of-age tunes, here are the best 21st birthday songs to mark a new chapter of adulthood.
Some songwriters have a greater ability to pluck classic songs from the ether than others, so what sets the great ones apart from the rest?
Voodoo still stands as a wildly innovative, forward-thinking and challenging record, who knew it would take 14 years for D’Angelo to top it.
From sorrowful mourning to polemical rage, the best Martin Luther King songs deal with the death of the civil-rights icon in moving, revelatory ways.