Smokey Robinson

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Smokey Robinson is a legend.  Music icon Bob Dylan calls him America’s ‘greatest living poet’. The singer-songwriter’s career spans over 4 decades of hits. He has received numerous awards including the Grammy Living Legend Award, NARAS Lifetime Achievement Award, Honorary Doctorate (Howard University), Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts Award from the […]

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Smokey Robinson has written some of the most beautiful and tender pop songs of the modern age, but he didn’t get where he is today by being soft. When he first met Berry Gordy – the man who would found Motown, with Smokey standing right alongside him from day one – Gordy rejected all but […]

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…

Society Of Singers has selected music icon Smokey Robinson as the 20th ELLA Award recipient.  The announcement was made today by Erica Farber, the president of SOS.  The honor will be presented to Robinson during a special ceremony on September 19 in Beverly Hills.  The invite-only event will feature a star-studded musical tribute and special […]