Smokey Robinson

DVR Alert! The Grammys are paying tribute to Motown this weekend.  The special Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration airs on CBS this Sunday night.  The show features co-hosts Cedric the Entertainer and Smokey Robinson, plus Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Boyz II Men, John Legend, Ne-Yo and other artists.

The internet went crazy when they found out Jennifer Lopez was one of the performers for The Motown Tribute for the 2019 Grammy’s. Smokey Robinson quickly came to her defense when he was asked about why she was chosen. “Motown was music for everybody. Everybody,” Robinson told  Variety,”Jennifer Lopez growing up in her hispanic neighborhood where […]

A Motown legend is being sued by his former manager.  Eric Podwall’s lawsuit against Smokey Robinson claims the onetime leader of The Miracles owes him commissions.  The suit filed this week in Los Angeles Superior Court also says the 76-year-old singer-songwriter sent Podwall a letter dated in December “which purported to terminate the management agreement.”  […]

HipHollywood reporter Jasmine Simpkins caught up with the stars of the highly anticipated Lifetime original movie “Whitney” and spoke with Angela Bassett about her directorial…

Smokey Robinson is nearing the end of a dispute with his ex-wife over song rights. According to “The Hollywood Reporter,” the legendary R&B singer and Claudette Robinson told a judge last week that they’ve reached a settlement in principle. Smokey is in the process of reclaiming the rights to his works, but Claudette has asserted […]

  K. Michelle shared her experience with ThisIsR&B  about meeting with the legendary Smokey Robinson. She talks about being afraid to talk to him at first but they seemed to be on the same page. K. Michelle got emotional because Smokey was  very compassionate about everything. Not only did they talk about K. Michelle’s love […]

Smokey Robinson’s voice needs no accompaniment but on his latest release, he decided to invite a few friends along anyway. Smokey and Friends is out…

June doesn’t only mark the beginning of summer, but marks nonstop tours from your favorite artists! This time of year is the highly anticipated Black…

Iconic singer, Smokey Robinson paid homage to legendary Motown boss and his “best friend” Berry Gordy at last night’s B.E.T. Honors

For nearly 50 years, Maxine Powell served as a mentor to Motown’s greatest hit music stars: The Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Diana…