Marvin Gaye

Questlove Details His Favorite Christmas Songs on NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’

As part of NPR program Fresh Air, Questlove has presented a Christmas mixtape with classics from Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, DRAM… Read More

December 22, 2022

Janis Gaye, the Former Wife of Marvin Gaye, Has Died

Janis Gaye, ex-wife of late R&B and soul legend Marvin Gaye and mother to actress Nona Gaye, has died at… Read More

December 7, 2022

‘Atlanta’ Series Finale Recap: Were We Just Traveling Through Darius’ Mind All Along?

In Atlanta season finale, "It Was All a Dream," Darius experiences sensory deprivation overload, taking viewers for one last surreal… Read More

November 11, 2022

Ed Sheeran Slapped With Lawsuit That Claims He Copied Marvin Gaye

Ed Sheeran is heading to trial following accusations that he used parts of 1972 Marvin Gaye song "Let's Get It… Read More

September 30, 2022

Motown Songwriter and Producer Lamont Dozier Has Died At 81

The legendary Detroit-born songwriter Lamont Dozier, and member of production trio Holland-Dozier-Holland wrote countless hits on Motown Records. Fans of… Read More

August 9, 2022

‘Sugar Shack’ Painting Used For Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Want You’ Sold for $15.3M

Ernie Barnes painting "The Sugar Shack," which was used on the cover of 1976 Marvin Gaye album I Want You, has… Read More

May 17, 2022

Four Hours and 20 Minutes of Breezy Funk and Spaced-Out Soul Ballads

A properly potent blend of deep funk and soul cuts to score the holidaze. Funk used to be a ba(aaa)d… Read More

April 20, 2022

Leon Bridges Brings Texas Twang to One of Marvin Gaye’s Lost Christmas Classics

We spoke to Leon Bridges about the influence of Marvin Gaye on his artistry and why he was drawn to… Read More

November 4, 2021

Dr. Dre is Producing A Marvin Gaye Biopic

Dr. Dre, Allen Hughes, and Jimmy Iovine are teaming up for a Marvin Gaye biopic. On Thursday, Warner Bros. landed… Read More

June 18, 2021

Marvin Gaye Estate Releases ‘What’s Going On’ Visual Album for 50th Anniversary

The classic Marvin Gaye album is receiving its flowers in honor of its 50th anniversary. This Friday (May 21st) marks… Read More

May 21, 2021

Watch Grammys Nominees Pay Tribute to Marvin Gaye with All-Star “Mercy, Mercy Me” Performance

The Grammys jumpstart today's festivities with a 50th-anniversary salute to Gaye's masterpiece, What's Going On, featuring Kamasi Washinton, Ledisi, PJ… Read More

March 14, 2021

Roberta Flack Shares Afrofunk-Fueled Live Cover of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” from 1971

The soul icon caps Black History Month with the first-ever digital release of a 1971 live recalibration. Over the course… Read More

February 25, 2021

Pharrell Williams Cleared of Perjury Charges in “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit

Marvin Gaye's family cited a 2019 GQ interview between Pharrell and Rick Rubin in the case. On February 12th, the long saga… Read More

February 16, 2021

Lucky Daye’s New Valentine’s Day EP is Complicated

We spoke with singer Lucky Daye about his career path and how Marvin Gaye inspired his new EP Table For… Read More

February 12, 2021

A Rare Instrumental Marvin Gaye Album has Surfaced

Hear the Motown icon dip into tripped-out funk and blues on the first standalone release of Funky Nation. Despite being… Read More

January 24, 2021

Marvin Gaye “Let’s Get it On” Co-Writer Suing Ed Sheeran for Copyright Infringement

The Ed Sheeran track "Thinking Out Loud" allegedly features elements of the iconic Marvin Gaye hit "Let's Get it On."… Read More

September 25, 2020