Record labels similar to or like Motown

American record label owned by the Universal Music Group. Wikipedia

  • Casablanca Records

    American record label owned by Universal Music Group and operated under Republic Records. Most successful during the disco era of the mid to late 1970s. Wikipedia

  • Marvin Gaye

    American singer, songwriter, and record producer. In-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of hits, earning him the nicknames "Prince of Motown" and "Prince of Soul". Wikipedia

  • Interscope Records

    American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M imprint. Founded in late 1990 by Jimmy Iovine and Ted Field as a $20 million joint venture with Atlantic Records of Warner Music Group, it differed from most record companies by letting A&R staff control decisions and allowing artists and producers full creative control. Wikipedia

  • Warner Records

    American record label owned by Warner Music Group and headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1958 as the recorded music division of the American film studio Warner Bros., and was one of a group of labels owned and operated by larger parent corporations for much of its existence. Wikipedia

  • The Temptations

    American vocal group from Detroit, Michigan, who released a series of successful singles and albums with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s. Significant in the evolution of R&B and soul music. Wikipedia

  • Universal Records (1995)

    Record label owned by Universal Music Group and operated as part of the Universal Motown Republic Group. The label has been dormant since 2005, due to Universal Motown and Universal Republic Records being formed and taking all of the artists from it. Wikipedia

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    • The "Hot R&B Singles" chart was discontinued when Billboard determined it unnecessary due to so much crossover of titles between the R&B and pop charts in light of the rise of Motown.Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs-Wikipedia
    • It is an important source of popular music legacies celebrated by the city's two familiar nicknames, the Motor City and Motown.Detroit-Wikipedia
    • Stampede also reached No. 4, and produced another hit single with the Motown cover "Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)" (US #11).Warner Records-Wikipedia
    • A further late 1970s development was the Disco Eye-Cued system used mainly on Motown 12-inch singles released between 1978 and 1980.Phonograph record-Wikipedia
    • The influential Motown Sound of the 1960s was led by a variety of individual singers and groups.Michigan-Wikipedia
    • Jackson began his solo career in 1971 while at Motown Records, and rose to solo stardom with his fifth studio album Off the Wall (1979) during the peak of the disco era.Michael Jackson-Wikipedia

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