The Top Ten Motown Artists

Nov 28, 2012

By AM740 Staff

Share on

Motown founder Berry Gordy celebrates his 83rd birthday today. Here are the top ten Motown artists from Hitsville, USA:

10.    Dancing in the Street – Martha & Vandellas
Martha Reeves started as receptionist at Motown working for A&R director Mickey Stevenson. She also helped out with some A&R tasks.


9.      Three Times a Lady – Lionel Richie & The Commodores


8.      I’ll Be There – Michael & The Jackson Five


7.      Reach Out I’ll Be There – Four Tops


6.      Tears of a Clown – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
One-time VP of company; Dylan called him ‘America’s Greatest Living Poet’.


5.      Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Diana Ross as solo artist
[Related: The Top Ten Songs of Diana Ross]


4.      Where Did Our Love Go – Diana Ross & Supremes
This was first of their twelve No. 1 hits during the 1960s.


3.      My Girl – Temptations
Motown’s most successful male group.


2.      I Heard it Thru the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
[Related: The Top Ten Songs of Marvin Gaye]


1.      Uptight – Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder was only twelve when he had his first hist ‘Fingertips’ and he’s still going strong

Advertise With Us

To learn about advertising opportunities with Zoomer Radio use the link below:

Join Our Fan Club
Coverage Area
Downtown Toronto
Toronto HD
96.3 HD-2
Kingston to Windsor, Parry Sound to Pittsburgh
ZoomerRadio Logo

Recently Played: