Four Tops

  1. UMe, Muve Music Launch Motown Campaign

    June 06, 2013 8:53 AM EDT Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and digital music service Muve Music are teaming up to celebrate the Motown legacy. Each week in June, Black Music Month, classic music as well as special commentary by founding artists of the iconic label will ...

  2. Frank Wilson's Chart Legacy: From the Supremes and Marvin Gaye to the Miracles & Stevie Wonder (Videos)

    October 01, 2012 2:24 PM EDT Motown producer/songwriter/artist Frank Wilson, who died on Sept. 27 after a long battle with prostate cancer, is one of the label's unsung heroes, having produced hits for almost every major Motown artist, including Diana Ross & the Supr ...

  3. Rock Hall of Fame Pre-Parties Light Up Cleveland: Bowling With Red Hot Chili Peppers; Old-School Jam

    April 14, 2012 12:20 PM EDT Cleveland rocked on Friday night with private parties and public performances as the city geared up for its third Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Eric B. & Rakim, Guns N' Roses, The Cure, Joan Jett Nominated for Rock and Ro ...

  4. Lamont Dozier To Be Honored With Johnny Mercer Award

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lamont Dozier- who will be honored as part of the famed Holland-Dozier-Holland songwriting team Gala with the Johnny Mercer Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Annual Award Gala-will lead the 2009 Master Class, which offers an intimate view of t ...

  5. Motown Team To Be Honored With Mercer Award

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Motown songwriting team Holland-Dozier-Holland - that's Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland - will receive the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award at the 2009 Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards dinner on June 18 at the New York Marriott M ...

  6. Four Tops, Autry, Jones Among Special Merit Honorees

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST One of the more emotional moments at The Recording Academy's Special Merit Awards ceremony (Feb. 7) occurred during the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award to venerable soul/pop group the Four Tops. Joined by relatives of deceased me ...

  7. Latest News: The 51st Annual Grammy Awards

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST For Billboard.biz's Grammy Awards microsite featuring exclusive articles, interviews, sales analysis and more, click here . 2009 Grammy Award Winners The full list of winners from the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held Feb. 8 at the Staples Cente ...

  8. Grammys To Honor Autry, Four Tops, Martin

    December 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Gene Autry, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Four Tops, Hank Jones, Brenda Lee, Dean Martin and Tom Paxton all will receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Feb. 7, 2009, and be acknowledged during the Grammy ...

  9. Four Tops Vocalist Levi Stubbs Dies At 72

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Arguably the most powerful voice in Motown's storied history has been silenced. Four Tops lead singer Levi Stubbs, Jr., died today (Oct. 17) at his home in Detroit after a long series of illnesses -- including cancer and a stroke -- that forc ...

  10. Public Vote For "Motown 50" Compilation

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Motown Records Group is marking 50 years of its Motown label with various releases and events leading up to the Jan. 2009 anniversary of the company. Now it has emerged that the public will get to vote on the track-listing of the "M ...

  11. UME Goes 'Green' With Greatest Hits

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sixty environmentally friendly releases set. Universal Music Enterprises has repackaged 60 best-of titles in its “The Millennium Collection” line, using environmentally friendly materials, which will be sold exclusively at Wal-Mart for the next th ...

  12. Four Tops' 'Obie' Benson Dies

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Renaldo "Obie" Benson, a member of the legendary Motown singing group the Four Tops, died Friday at a Detroit hospital. He was 69. Renaldo "Obie" Benson, a member of the legendary Motown singing group the Four Tops, died Friday ...

  13. Universal U.K. To Fete Motown

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. is launching "The Summer of Motown," an initiative to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the famed label and its catalog. Universal Music U.K. is launching "The Summer of Motown," an initiative to celebrate ...

  14. Universal U.K. To Fete Motown

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. is launching "The Summer of Motown," an initiative to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the famed label and its catalog. Universal Music U.K. is launching "The Summer of Motown," an initiative to celebrate ...

  15. Artist worked with Smokey Robinson, Four Tops.

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artist worked with Smokey Robinson, Four Tops. R&B singer and former Motown songwriter/producer Johnny Bristol, who worked with such stars as Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, died March 21 in Brighton Township, Mich., apparently of natural cause ...

  16. Justin Timberlake No Longer 'Motown 45' Host

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Citing a scheduling conflict, Justin Timberlake has bowed out as co-host of ABC-TV's upcoming "Motown 45" special. "Motown 45" executive producer Jeff Margolis said in a statement that Timberlake "gla Citing a schedul ...