'Heat Wave' sizzled as the second R&B hit for Martha & the Vandellas and their pop breakthrough.
The best summer songs conjure both eras and emotional to offer a mix of nostalgia and escapism. Time to sit back and unwind with this essential playlist.
After many previous chart battles with The Beatles, the Motown trio unseated the Stones with 'Love Is Here And Now You're Gone.'
The Irish group's version of a song recently released by Lulu became their second top ten hit in quick succession.
We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
'Love Bones' hit the R&B chart on 13 December 1969 and became the fifth of eight consecutive top tenners for the Arkansas soul man.
Through sampling, hip-hop has the power to bring old music to new years, helping music to evolve while paying respects to the artists that came before.
Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
Alongside his fellow Funk Brothers, he helped weave the very fabric of Tamla Motown’s imposing and infectious sound.
21st-century vocal successes are proof that, as musical revolutions have risen and fallen, the desire to sign as a group remains. And there's nothing that can move listeners more than the human...
The modern-day line-up of the Motown legends burnish their recorded legacy with first new album in eight years.
UMC have announced the physical 4CD release of Motown Unreleased 1966 which includes cassic tracks and songs from the label's vault
Sylvia Moy, the Detroit-born, Motown songwriter and producer and Stevie Wonder collaborator has died from pneumonia at the age of 78.
Rock’n’roll defined freedom for a new generation of youths in the 50s, spawning icons such as Elvis Presley, Little Richard and Chuck Berry, and going on to inspire The Beatles and The...
With Metallica as its ambassadors, Record Store Day 2016 has been announced for 16 April and features must-have 7"s, LPs, box sets and coloured vinyl.