'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.
'Temptin' Temptations' was the second in the group's incredible sequence of ten consecutive No. 1 albums on the Billboard R&B chart.
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.
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.
By 1970, it was time for a second seasonal album offering from Smokey Robinson and the group.
The best Christmas hip-hop and R&B songs find Kanye giving the gift of a guest spot and Kurtis Blow doing a different kind of Christmas wrapping.
The best soul music gifts of the year are a testament to living legends, and those much-missed voices whose legacies live on.
For the perfect soundtrack for a festive get-together, the Motown Christmas playlist features the best Motown Christmas songs from the legendary label.
The Whitfield-Strong song matched a typically socially aware lyric with a busy, funky, brass-fuelled beat.
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cray from the artists’ original intentions.
Ken Burns’ compelling documentary, ‘The Vietnam War’ explores one of the darkest hours in US history and the music that came out of it.
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.
The Holland-Dozier-Holland classic was released in the US just three weeks after ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ had finished its two-week reign.
'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.