For the perfect soundtrack for a festive get-together, the Motown Christmas playlist features the best Motown Christmas songs from the legendary label.
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.
The stirring ballad became the group's second Motown, and third overall, R&B No. 1.
‘I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus’ first appeared on the 'Jackson 5 Christmas Album', released in October 1970.
The much-loved ‘My Favorite Things’ originally features in the 1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, 'The Sound of Music'.
At 1968's Royal Command Performance at the London Palladium, the Supremes played for the British Royal Family.
The group performed their new Holland-Dozier-Holland song on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' but it peaked at No. 9 in the US.
'I Know There's Something Going On,' from the Collins-produced 'Something Going On' album, gave the singer a US top 20 solo hit.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
'Motown Chartbusters Volume 4' was not only another collection of big hits from the label, it became the latest No. 1 in the series itself.
The first queen of Motown followed her opening R&B No. 1 with a second soul chart-topper in a row.
The powerful 'I Can't Get Next To You' was the second single from the group's 'Puzzle People' album.
The star said: “Every concert feels like a private party, I can see your eyes and feel your hearts. I’m coming to Glastonbury, with love.”
Rightfully known as the queen Supreme, the best Diana Ross songs reveal just how much the Motown icon achieved when she stepped out as a solo artist.