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Year-Long Celebration To Mark The Temptations’ 60th Anniversary

May 14, 2021

Motown/UMe has announced the start of its year-long celebration of the 60th anniversary of Grammy-winning “Emperors of Soul” The Temptations. A wide variety of multi-media events and releases is planned to honor the profound legacy and ever-increasing influence of the trailblazing Motown luminaries. The announcement marks the fact that the group signed their first contract with […]

The 100 Greatest Motown Songs: From Sixties pop smashes to Seventies protest classics

March 30, 2021

In 1959, an aspiring songwriter and record producer named Berry Gordy Jr. borrowed $800 to start his own record label in Detroit. Good investment. Within a year, Motown had its first million-selling record, with the Miracles’ “Shop Around.” By 1969, the label would place dozens of records in the Billboard Top 10 as it reshaped the sound of pop music for […]

Who is Making Black History in 2021: The GMA Inspiration List

February 10, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, Robin Roberts, Misty Copeland, Forest Whitaker and more nominate those who are making history in our world right now. Black History Month has become a time-honored tradition since it was first conceptualized as “Negro History Week” in 1925 by Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of […]

Our Lives and Times: An AIN’T TOO PROUD Special Event

February 8, 2021

Our Lives and Times: An AIN’T TOO PROUD Special Event WATCH NOW Presented in partnership with American Express  Video of Our Lives and Times: An AIN'T TOO PROUD Special Event The story of the legendary Temptations, AIN’T TOO PROUD is uniquely positioned at the intersection of the way things were – and the way things can be […]

The Temptations’ Christmas Card Full Album Playlist

December 14, 2020

Check out the Temptations’ Christmas Card playlist on YouTube, including a brand new lyric video for “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” and last year’s charming animation for “Silent Night”. Watch here.