‘Shop Around’ is an absolutely vital part of the early development of Motown, and on 12 February 1961 it became their first million-seller.
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.
The young singer who recorded 'Money (That's What I Want)' went on, with Norman Whitfield, to co-write many of the most indelible songs in Motown history.
If you’re a key member of a successful band, the solo bug will bite. Here we salute some of the most notable artists who found life after the band.
In the first week of 1966, the duo arrived on the national US scene with the first in a series of classic singles for Stax.
'I've Passed This Way Before' made its debut on Billboard’s Top Selling R&B Singles chart of Christmas Eve 1966.
Only a year after Gladys Knight and the Pips took it to the top of the R&B chart, Marvin made 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' his for keeps.
Motown's inspired decision to release the three-year-old 'Tears Of A Clown' as a UK 45 led it to No. 1 in Britain and a belated US release.
'Temptin' Temptations' was the second in the group's incredible sequence of ten consecutive No. 1 albums on the Billboard R&B chart.
The group's second and final R&B No. 1 album 'Special Occasion' came nearly three years after the first.
The chequered story of 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' included Gladys and the group's R&B No. 1 with it before Marvin took ownership of the song.
A generous offering for the holidays, the ‘A Motown Christmas’ album includes seasonal classics from Stevie, Smokey, The Supremes and Jackson 5.
Remembering when Motown’s most successful female act and the label’s biggest male group came together on album.
By 1970, it was time for a second seasonal album offering from Smokey Robinson and the group.
For the perfect soundtrack for a festive get-together, the Motown Christmas playlist features the best Motown Christmas songs from the legendary label.