Soul

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Little Simz and Knucks share best album prize as Mobo winners announced
PinkPantheress wins the best female act award, while Central Cee takes best male act in a ceremony that paid tribute to the late SBTV founder Jamal Edwards

Shaad D'Souza

30, Nov, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Bruce Springsteen cover reignites row over lost northern soul classic
Who saved Frank Wilson’s Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) from Motown oblivion?

David Barnett

19, Nov, 2022 @2:40 PM

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Bruce Springsteen: Only the Strong Survive review – the Boss plays it safe
This new album of old soul covers is warm and enjoyable, but leaves you wishing it had gone a little deeper

Kitty Empire

12, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Erykah Badu review – an exhilarating moment in a star’s eccentric orbit
The influential R&B singer bends past hits into fresh shapes and throws down covers in dizzying variety at the Southbank to celebrate 25 years since her debut

Kate Hutchinson

06, Nov, 2022 @4:28 PM

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Ezra Collective: Where I’m Meant to Be review – brilliant follow-up from the inventive party band
This sophisticated second album from the five instrumentalists could just see them cross over to the big league

Kate Hutchinson

06, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Gabriels review – brooding gospel soul with a shimmy and a stomp
The rising pop trio bring a cinematic quality to their live show, driven by charismatic vocalist Jacob Lusk, veering between moodiness and euphoria

Fergal Kinney

24, Oct, 2022 @10:37 AM

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Ivy Jo Hunter obituary
Motown songwriter best known for his part in Martha and the Vandellas’ worldwide hit Dancing in the Street

Richard Williams

17, Oct, 2022 @3:26 PM

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Soul survivor Gloria Scott: ‘Tina would say, “Why does Gloria always talk back to Ike?”’
Backing singer to the greats of 1960s soul, Scott released one exceptional album – and vanished without trace. Forty-eight years later she’s back with a worthy successor

Alexis Petridis

12, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘We carried pistols to defend ourselves’: the Four Tops and the Temptations on six decades of soul
As they tour the UK together, Motown icons Duke Fakir and Otis Williams reflect on meeting the Beatles, facing down white supremacists, and the collaborators they’ve lost along the way

Garth Cartwright

07, Oct, 2022 @12:14 PM

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Inez Foxx obituary
Soul singer who with her brother Charlie was best known for their much-covered hit Mockingbird

Garth Cartwright

02, Oct, 2022 @4:03 PM

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One to watch: Tara Lily
Motown UK’s first British signing deploys gorgeous vocals on a spellbinding new EP that spans R&B, jazz and Indian classical

Tara Joshi

01, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Gabriels: Angels and Queens Part One review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
Frontman Jacob Lusk is nothing short of incredible on the trio’s debut album, a powerful half-hour of top-tier songwriting that proves Gabriels are far more than soul revivalists

Alexis Petridis

29, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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