Motown Spotlight has been a regular feature for many years and gives a great insight into the workings of the iconic Motown label and all things Detroit. See the latest and archived ‘Spotlights’ below.

Motown Spotlight – May 2018
As the sun is shining and all is good with the world, let’s dispense with the usual banter to revisit Read more.
WILL DOWNING, NAJEE & MELI’SA MORGAN – SOUL SUMMIT
On the special occasion of the much-anticipated London concerts (June 22nd and June 24th at Islington Assembly Hall) by a Read more.
JAMES MTUME 2018 SoulMusic.com Interview
The multi-faceted and multi-talented James Mtume has been contributing to the world of music for some five decades: best known Read more.
RECENT REISSUE REVIEWS – May 2018
THE POINTER SISTERS: THE POINTER SISTERS/THAT’S A PLENTY  (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) Oh yeah! This is wonderful and it feels good to hear Read more.
Clif Payne 2018 SoulMusic.com Interview
With the late 2016 release of “No Payne, No Gain,” his duet with the legendary Freda Payne (not related as Read more.
Motown Spotlight – April 2018
Here come the girls! More Motown ladies to be precise, courtesy of the new CD release “Baby I’ve Got It!” Read more.
Nadia Cole 2018 SoulMusic.com Interview
Eighteen-year old international R&B / gospel recording artist Nadia Cole has been performing since she was five-years-old. She appeared on Read more.
April Reissue & Recent CD Reviews
CROWN HEIGHTS AFFAIR DANCE LADY DANCE-SURE SHOT-THINK POSITIVE (ROBINSONGS) So here’s the deal: three albums across two CDs crammed with Read more.
Otis Redding 50th Anniversary Of “(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay”
50th Anniversary Of “(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay” – Otis Redding Singer songwriter and SoulMusic Hall Of Fame Read more.
Motown Spotlight – March 2018
Can it really be over fifty years ago that one of the most groundbreaking programmes was screened on prime time Read more.
Soul Talkin’: Bettye Lavette 2018 SoulMusic.com
“I can sing, I know a lot of songs, I got a lot of dresses, a lot of wigs and Read more.
March Reissue & New CD Reviews
MICHAEL HENDERSON: TAKE ME I’M YOURS: THE BUDDAH YEARS ANTHOLOGY  (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) Compiled by SoulMusic Records’ founder David Nathan, this Read more.

About the author – Sharon Davis

Sharon Davis ran the Four Tops fan club before spearheading Motown Ad Astra, catering for all the Motown acts, where she edited the in-house magazine TCB. Was publicist for Fantasy, Stax and Salsoul before joining Motown Records in London. Formed her own press/promotion company Eyes & Ears, worked for Blues & Soul magazine and website, and became a full time author and researcher. To date Sharon has written eleven books (her last A Girl Called Dusty published by Carlton Books) and she’s working on her next – Divas Of Motown. As a researcher, Sharon assisted Diana Ross with her autobiography Secrets Of A Sparrow, and is now in constant demand for her knowledge about Motown and its artists.

Look out for regular monthly features.