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Smokey Robinson Considers His Nearly-Fatal COVID Battle “One Of The Most Frightening Fights”

"The severity of my condition didn't hit me until it was over," the 81-year-old singer admitted in a recent interview.

Smokey Robinson Affirms That Motown Isn’t ‘Just For Black People’

Smokey Robinson is doubling down on his support of Jennifer Lopez after her highly-criticized Motown tribute at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards this past Sunday (Feb…

Smokey Robinson Calls Backlash Over J.Lo’s Motown Tribute Performance “Stupid”

Ahead of the 2019 Grammys, it was revealed Jennifer Lopez was taped as a performer for a Motown tribute, which ruffled a lot of feathers. Minutes before Sunday’s award…

Jennifer Lopez, Smokey Robinson and Ne-Yo Pay Tribute To Motown At 2019 Grammys

Motown Records turns 60 years old in 2019, and the Grammys hosted a lively tribute to the legendary Berry Gordy who founded the Detroit label with performances by Jennife…

OWN Hosts Legendary Music Icons At The Apollo Theater For Four Night Engagement

You know how the old heads say “You don’t know nothing ’bout this here!” whenever one of their favorite songs come on? Well, expect a lot of that and more beginning this…

Smokey Robinson Awarded Music For Life Award At 2014 NAMM Show

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) honored Motown legend Smokey Robinson with the Music for Life award. NAMM recognized Robinson for his five decades in…

Bobby Rogers, Member of the Miracles, Dies at 73

Motown tenor Bobby Rogers passed away at his Detroit area home early Sunday morning after battling a long illness, reports the Detroit Free Press. He was 73. Rodgers…

DVD Release: The Best of ‘Soul Train’ [VIDEO]

American Bandstand may have been first to air, but once it premiered Soul Train soon became the indisputable American cultural institution of soul music. And no…

Beyonce, Taylor Swift Take Over the Grammys With 10 Awards Between Them

The 52nd annual Grammy Awards took over Los Angeles during the weekend, with things closing out Sunday evening (Jan. 31). While the events surrounding the ceremony had…