06 Nov 2018

By Tristin Marshall Rapper Icewear Vezzo announced signing with Motown Records on his birthday, October 31, on Instagram. The 29-year-old is the first Detroit native signed to the label since it has found its groove in hip-hop over the last few years. “It feels like I play for the…

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16 May 2018

By Tristin Marshall Migos and Stefflon Don received nominations for the 2018 BET awards. Migos’ nominations include Best Group, Video of the Year for “Walk It Talk It”, Album of the Year for ‘Culture II’, and the Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award, while Stefflon Don has been nominated for Best…

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11 May 2018

By Tristin Marshall R&B crooner BJ The Chicago Kid released ‘The Opening Ceremony,’ a three-song bundle that debuted ahead of his album that will drop later this year. The bundle features the soulful melodies and meaningful lyrics that fans expect from BJ The Chicago Kid, reminiscent of his sophomore…

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02 May 2018

By Tristin Marshall Rich Homie Quan announced on social media that he will hitting the road for the ‘Rich As In Spirit Tour’ beginning in June. He will headline multiple shows in states including California, New York, Florida, Texas, and will end the tour in his home city Atlanta. …

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30 Mar 2018

By Tristin Marshall NE-YO released his new single “Push Back” featuring label mate Stefflon Don and singer, songwriter, and record producer Bebe Rexha. This is the second single released by the singer/songwriter this year, following  “Good Man,” which premiered just before Valentine’s Day. NE-YO, known for his swoon-worthy melodies and…

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09 Mar 2018

By Tristin Marshall Lil Yachty released his highly-anticipated mixtape, ‘Lil Boat 2′ on March 9. This follow-up comes on the two-years anniversary of his first mixtape ‘Lil Boat,’ released in 2016. Features on ‘Lil Boat 2’ include label mates Quavo and Offset, 2 Chainz, Tee Grizzley, Lil Pump, and…

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17 Jan 2018

By Tristin Marshall The Recording Academy has inducted three classic Motown singles into the Grammy Hall of Fame. “Fight The Power” by Public Enemy (1989), “I Can’t Help Myself” by the Four Tops (1965), and “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” by Gladys Knight and the Pips (1967) have…

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30 Nov 2017

Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Billboard By Tristin Marshall President of Motown Records Ethiopia Habtemariam, has been named on Billboard’s esteemed list of Women in Music for 2017. Habtemariam, who is also president of urban music/co-head of creative at Universal Music Publishing Group, is credited for bringing Atlanta…

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06 Jan 2017

Welcome to the new Motown.com. Explore our world-renowned artist roster, learn about the Motown lifestyle, shop limited edition swag, vinyl & more. With artists such as 19-year old rapping sensation Lil Yachty, the iconic Erykah Badu, Grammy-nominated BJ The Chicago Kid and more, Motown continues to be the new definition of soul. 2016 was an…

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