Legendary groups The Supremes, Martha & The Vandellas and The Marvelettes are well known, but there are many female Motown stars you need to know.
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.
Remembering one of the last international stars of the original Motown empire.
An overlooked Motown classic, Wild And Peaceful introduced Teena Marie as an assertive, self-determining artist with an impressive range of skills.
Leon Ware, the much-admired and widely-travelled soul artist, writer, producer and confidant of Marvin Gaye, died on 23 February, 2017 at 77.
What is funk? Some say it’s all about the groove, for others it’s the attitude, the glide in your stride, the dip in yo’ hip. Time to immerse yourself...
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.’
Motown left Detroit a long time ago, but the record company who gave us Diana, Marvin, Smokey & Stevie continues to exert a huge influence on popular music.
From the Beach Boys to blink 182 via folk-pop, psychedelia, country rock, hair metal & hip-hop, music has been a key part of the state's cultural identity.
Four Motown singers, the pillars of Motown Records – Smokey, Stevie, Marvin and Diana – all became global soul superstars due to one man, Berry Gordy.