Musical artists similar to or like Smokey Robinson

American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. Wikipedia

  • Stevie Wonder

    American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. One of the most successful songwriters and musicians. Wikipedia

  • Berry Gordy

    American record executive, record producer, songwriter, film producer and television producer. Best known as the founder of the Motown record label and its subsidiaries, which was the highest-earning African-American business for decades. 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

  • Paul McCartney

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  • Harvey Fuqua

    American rhythm and blues singer, songwriter, record producer, and record label executive. Fuqua founded the seminal R&B/doo-wop group the Moonglows in the 1950s. Wikipedia

  • Janet Jackson

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  • Don Was

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  • George Clinton (funk musician)

    American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer. Influential and eclectic form of funk music during the 1970s that drew on science fiction, outlandish fashion, psychedelia, and surreal humor. Wikipedia

  • James Brown

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  • Aretha Franklin

    American singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, and civil rights activist. Minister. Wikipedia

  • Gene Chandler

    American singer, songwriter, music producer, and record-label executive. Nicknamed "the Duke of Earl" or, simply, "the Duke." Wikipedia

  • Michael Jackson

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  • Prince (musician)

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  • B.B. King

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  • Little Richard

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  • Paul Simon

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  • Burt Bacharach

    American composer, songwriter, record producer, and pianist who composed hundreds of pop songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with lyricist Hal David. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner, Bacharach's songs have been recorded by more than 1,000 different artists. 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

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  • Warren "Pete" Moore

    American singer-songwriter and record producer, notable as the bass singer for Motown group The Miracles from 1955 onwards, and was one of the group's original members. Also a 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, and a BMI and ASCAP award-winning songwriter, and was the vocal arranger on all of the group's hits. Wikipedia

  • American musician and tenor singer, best known as a member of Motown vocal group the Miracles from 1956 until his death on March 3, 2013, in Southfield, Michigan. Inducted, in 2012, as a member of the Miracles to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Wikipedia

  • Ray Parker Jr.

    American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. As a solo performer, he wrote and performed the theme song to the 1984 film Ghostbusters. Wikipedia

  • Johnny Rivers

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  • Lamont Dozier

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  • Lionel Richie

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  • Willie Hutch

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  • Billy Joel

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  • Frank Wilson (musician)

    American songwriter, singer and record producer for Motown Records. Office of Motown in Los Angeles. Wikipedia

  • American musician and record producer, most famous as a singer, songwriter for the Motown label in the late 1960s and mid 1970s. Native of Detroit, Michigan. Wikipedia

  • Dennis Edwards

    American soul and R&B singer who was best known as the frontman in The Temptations, on Motown Records. Edwards joined the Temptations in 1968, replacing David Ruffin and sang with the group from 1968 to 1976, 1980 to 1984 and 1987 to 1989. Wikipedia

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