Marvin Gaye

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What’s Going On at 50: Marvin Gaye’s masterpiece is still so true to life
The unresolved, discordant elements make this album truly timeless – that, and the fact that too few of its concerns have been addressed since 1971

Emily Lordi

20, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Sheila E: 'I'm mad that Prince isn't here any more'
Following childhood abuse, music saved the musician’s life – and led to a creative and romantic partnership with Prince. Now she’s passing on her skills and beating the drum for Biden

Emine Saner

11, Sep, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Diana Ross's greatest songs – ranked!
It’s 50 years since the Supreme diva released her debut solo album. Here’s 20 of her best, from tear-stained showtunes to anthems of black feminism

Daphne A Brooks

18, Jun, 2020 @12:30 PM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: No 10, Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through the Grapevine
A heady mix of loss, defiance and lust, Gaye’s only UK No 1 is a testament to the Motown singer’s captivating depth – and a glimpse of the masterwork to come

Ammar Kalia

25, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The 50 greatest Christmas songs – ranked!
From John Fahey, the Sonics and the Waitresses to Slade, Wizzard and Mariah Carey, we count down the best festive numbers

Michael Hann

05, Dec, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Seafront healing: Marvin Gaye museum mooted in Belgian town he loved
Ostend tourist board plans tribute to singer who spent 18 months recovering from his addictions in faded fishing town

Daniel Boffey in Ostend

17, Aug, 2019 @4:00 AM

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Ernie Barnes: the overlooked legacy of the athlete turned celebrity artist
The work of the football player who became a painter is finally being celebrated, from his Olympics artwork to his Marvin Gaye album cover

Nadja Sayej

27, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Marvin Gaye: You're the Man review – 'lost album' at crossroads of soul | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
Remixed and repackaged collection finds a troubled artist caught between the socially conscious What’s Going On and the Motown machine

Alexis Petridis

28, Mar, 2019 @12:00 PM

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The 20 greatest breakup songs ever – ranked!
On the 40th anniversary of Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive topping the charts – and as the UK blunders towards its own acrimonious divorce – here’s the definitive list of tear-stained stonkers

Alexis Petridis

14, Mar, 2019 @3:16 PM

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Tell us: what songs define the current UK political climate?
Following MPs voting down May’s Brexit deal, we want your musical suggestions that reflect uncertainty or the current mood

Guardian music and Guardian readers

13, Mar, 2019 @1:43 PM

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Teddy Pendergrass: sex, drugs and the tragic life of the ‘Black Elvis’
From car crashes to conspiracies, a new documentary charts the chaotic career of the late soul heart-throb

Steve Rose

02, Mar, 2019 @10:00 AM

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