FIND THE MOTOWN ALUMNI

This compilation of Motown artist begins in 1959 and is a work in progress until the present time. You can find the rarest of all Motown artists on this list or the most popular. 

Find the Motown artist of your choice on this list:

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​​1958 to 1985


(List is in Aphabetical order):



3 Ounces of Love - Motown



3rd Creation - Motown



5th Dimension - Motown



21st Creation - Gordy







Abbey Tavern Singers - Tamla



Abdullah - Soul



Andantes - VIP



Richard Anthony - VIP



Arthur Adams - Chisa



Pepper Adams - Workshop Jazz



Art and Honey - Motown/ Mowest



Wendel Adkins - Hitsville/ M.C.



Allens - Motown



Michelle Aller - Mowest



Luther Allison - Gordy



Susie Allanson - M.C.



Shirley Alston - Prodical



Anonymous Children of Today - Chisa



Apollo - Gordy



Jack Ashford and the Sound of New Detroit - Blaze



Gil Askey - Motown



Kay Austin - M.C.







Bob Babbitt (also a post-"Funk Brother") - Soul



Imanu Amiri Baraka - Black Forum



Rose Banks - Motown



Carl Bean - Motown



Beljeans - Motown



Labrenda Ben and the Beljeans - Gordy



Labrenda Ben (solo) - Gordy



Blackberries (a.k.a. the Andantes) - Mowest



The Black Fighting Men (recorded live in Vietnam) - Black Forum



Black Russian - Motown



Zell Black - Motown



Arthur Blanch - M.C.



Blinky - Motown/ Mowest/ Soul



Bloodstone - Motown



George Bohanon - Workshop Jazz



Boones - Motown



The Boone Family - Motown



Pat Boone - Hitsville/ M.C./ Melodyland



Shirley Boone /w Pat Boone - Melodyland



Gary U.S. Bond - Prodical



Bob and Marcia - Tamla



Bob and Penny - M.C.



Delaney Bramlett - Prodigal



Bobby Breen - Motown



Bottom and Co. - Motown



Brass Monkey - Rare Earth



Roy Brooks - Workshop Jazz



Elaine Brown - Black Forum



Severin Browne - Motown



Sonny Burke - Motown



Burnadettes - Divinity



Dorsey Burnette - Melody/ Melodyland



Jerry Butler - Motown



Joy Buzzers - Motown



Buzzie -Gordy







Caston and Majors - Motown



Cats - Rare Earth



Gaylord and Holiday - Natural Resources



G.C. Cameron - Motown/ Mowest



G.C. Cameron and Syreeta - Motown/ Mowest



G.C. Cameron and Willie Hutch - Mowest



Choker Campbell - Motown



Mike Campbell - Motown/ Mowest



Vin Cardinal - Motown



Stokley Carmichael - Black Forum



Jean Carn - Motown Consolidated Series



Diahann Carroll - Motown



Celebration - Motown/ Mowest



Bruce Channell - Melody



Charlene - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series/ Prodical



Charlene and Stevie Wonder - Motown Consolidated Series



Ken Christie and the Sunday People - Rare Earth



Captain Zap and the Motor Town Cut Ups - Motown



Chuck A Luck (a.k.a. Earl Vandyke) - Melody



Chris Clark - Motown/ VIP



Tiggi Clay - Motown Consolidated Series



Tom Clay - Mowest



Stephen Cohn - Motown



Commodores - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series/ Mowest



Contours - Gordy/ Motown



Cook Country - Motown



Bill Cosby - Motown Consolidated Series



Coyote Sisters - Motown Consolidated Series



Marty Cooper - M.C.



Phil Cordell - Prodigal



Carolyn Crawford - Motown



Creations - Melody



Scatman Crothers - Motown



Courtship - Tamla



Howard Crockett - Melody



Crusaders - Mowest/ Chisa







Dan the Banjo Man - Motown



Bobby Darin - Motown



Darnells - Gordy



Sammy Davis Jr. - Ecology/ Motown Consolidated Series



Danny Day - VIP



Ossie Davis and Bill Cosby - Black Forum



Dayton Boys - VIP



Dazz Band - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Debbie Dean - Motown/ VIP



DeBarge - Gordy/ Motown Consolidated Series



KiKi Dee - Rare Earth/ Tamla



Michael Denton - Rare Earth



Detroit Wheels - Inferno



Devastating Affair - Motown/ Mowest



Hank and Carol Diamond - Workshop Jazz



Joel Diamond - Motown



Dickie and the Poseidons - Motown



Different Shades of Brown - Motown/ Tamla



Vincent Dirirco - Rare Earth



Disco Stan - Prodical



Dorothy, Oma, and Zelpha - Chisa



Ronnie Dove - Hitsville/ Melodyland



Downbeats - Tamla



Lamont Dozier - Melody



Charlene Duncan - Motown



Dunn & Rubini - Prodical



Dynamic Superiors - Motown



Clifton Dyson - Motown







Earthquire - Motown



Easybeats - Rare Earth



Dennis Edwards - Motown Consolidated Series



Dennis Edwards w/ Siedah Garrett - Motown Consolidated Series



Lefty Edwards - Workshop Jazz



Billy Ekstine - Motown



Elgins - VIP



Eric and the Vikings - Gordy/ Motown



Equadors - Miracle



Little Eva and Band (a.k.a. Raynoma Gordy) - Miracle







Yvonne Fair - Motown/ Soul



Fantacy Hill - Prodigal



Fantastic Four - Soul



Jose Feliciano - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Festivals - Gordy



Stepin Fetchit - Motown



Albert Finney - Motown



Finished Touch - Motown



Five Smooth Stones - Chisa



Flavor - Ju-Par



Flight - Motown



King Floyd - VIP



Four Seasons - Motown



Four Tops - Motown



Fox Fire - Prodical



Darla Foster - Melodyland



Jerry Foster - Hitsville



Joe Frazier - Motown/ Prodical



Freeman Brothers - Soul



Fresh - Prodical



Friendly Enemies - Prodigal







Patrick Gammon - Motown



Stu Gardener - Chisa



Marvin Gaye - Motown/ Tamla



Marvin Gaye and Gladys Knight and the Pips - Motown



Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston - Tamla



Marvin Gaye and Mary Wells - Motown



Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, and Stevie Wonder - Motown



Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell - Tamla



Gaylord and Holland - Prodical/ Natural Resources



Kidd Glove - Motown Consolidated Series



God Squad featuring Leonard Caston - Rare Earth



William Goldstein - Motown



William Goldstein and the Magic Disco Machine - Motown



Tommy Good - Gordy



Cuba Gooding - Motown



Leslie Gore - Mowest



Freddie Gorman - Miracle



Gospel Harmonettes - Motown



Gospel Stars - Divinity/ Tamla



Graffiti Orchestra - Prodical



Rita Graham - Prodical



Kathe Greene - Motown



Paula Greer - Workshop Jazz



Herman Griffin - Motown/ Tamla



Johnny Griffith - Workshop Jazz



Linda Griner - Motown



Larry Groce - M.C.







Connie Haines - Motown



David Hamilton - Workshop Jazz



Jack Hammer - Soul



Chip Hand - Motown/ Prodical



Jack Haney and "Nikiter" Armstrong - Melody



Joe Harnell - Motown



Sam Harris - Motown Consolidated Series



Joel Hartfield - Miracle



Headliners - VIP



Oma Heard - VIP



Hearts of Stone - VIP



Gene Henslee - Melody



Finis Henderson - Motown Consolidated Series



Wes Henderson - Rare Earth



Virgil Henry - Tamla



Joe Hinton - Soul



Danny Hernandez and the Ones - Rare Earth



High Energy - Gordy/ Motown Consolidated Series



Fantacy Hill - Prodical



Hillsiders - Melody



Hit Pack - Soul



Chris Holland and T Bone - Rare Earth



Holland-Dozier (a.k.a. Eddie Holland & Lamont Dozier) - Motown



Eddie Holland - Motown/ Tamla



Brenda Holloway - Tamla



Honest Man - VIP



Bob Horn - Motown



Hornets (a.k.a. . .Mike Valvano and Johnny Powers)- VIP



Thelma Houston - Motown/ Mowest/ Tamla



Thelma Houston and Jerry Butler - Motown



Thelma Houston/ William Goldstein - Motown



Ruben Howell - Motown



Howl The Good - Rare Earth



H.U.B. (Former Rare Earth members) - Motown



Langston Hughes and Margaret Danner - Black Forum



Willie Hutch - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series







Suzee Ikeda - Motown/ Mowest



Impact of Brass - Rare Earth



Isley Brothers - Tamla



Ivy Jo (a.k.a. Ivy Jo Hunter) - VIP







The Jackson 5 - Motown



Chuck Jackson - Motown/ VIP



Jermaine Jackson - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Michael Jackson - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Jakata - Motown Consolidated Series



Ahmad Jamal - Motown



Keef James - Rare Earth



Rick James - Gordy/ Motown Consolidated Series



Rick James & Smokey Robinson - Motown Consolidated Series



Phillip Jarrell - Prodigal



Jay and the Techniques - Gordy



Jazz Crusaders - Chisa



Jennifer - Motown



Joanne and the Triangles - VIP



Mable Johns - Tamla



Robert John - Motown Consolidated Series



Marv Johnson - Gordy/ Tamla



Mary Johnson - Gordy



Stacie Johnson - Motown/ Mowest



Terry Johnson - Gordy



Gloria Jones - Motown



Jonah Jones - Motown



Porter Jordan - M.C.



Ju-Par Universal Orchestra - Ju-Par



Duke Jupiter - Motown Consolidated Series







Kagny - Motown Consolidated Series



Kagny and the Dirty Rats - Motown Consolidated Series



Bob Kayli (a.k.a. Robert Gordy) - Tamla



Bobby King - Motown Consolidated Series



Dr. Martin Luther King - Black Forum



Frankie Kah'rl - Gordy



Bob Kauli (a.k.a Robert Gordy) - Gordy



Keith and Darrell - Motown Consolidated Series/ Tamla



Karen Kelly - Melodyland



Eddie Kendricks - Tamla



Bobby King w/ Alfie Silas - Motown Consolidated Series



Gladys Knight and the Pips - Soul



KoKo-Pop - Motown Consolidated Series



Kubie - Mowest









Major Lance - Soul



La Salles - VIP



Bettye Lavette - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Rev. Martin Luther King and Liz Land - Gordy



Liz Lands - Divinity



Lee and the Leopards - Gordy



Legend - Tamla



Letta - Chisa



Chico Leverett - Tamla



Lewis Sisters - VIP



Libra - Motown



Little Lisa - VIP



Hattie Little - Gordy



Lodi - Mowest



Lollipops - Gordy/ VIP



Shorty Long - Soul



Lost Nation - Rare Earth



Lovesmith - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Michael Lovesmith - Motown Consolidated Series



Henry Lumpkin - Motown



Kenny Lupper - Tamla









Magic - Rare Earth



Magic Disco Machine - Motown



Sandra Mallett and the Vandellas - Tamla



Mandre - Motown



Rev. Columbus Mann - Tamla



Chrystal Mansion - Rare Earth



Marbaya - Motown



Tenna Marie - Gordy



Martha and the Vandellas - Gordy



Martin and Finley - Motown/ Mowest



Joey Martin - Melodyland



Tony Martin - Motown



Marvelettes - Tamla



Mary Jane Girls - Motown Consolidated Series



Hugh Masekela and the Union of South Africa - Chisa



Matrix - Motown



Thomas McClary - Motown Consolidated Series



Mickey McCullers - Tamla/ VIP



Don McKenzie - Miracle



Barbara McNair - Motown



Ronnie McNair - Motown/ Prodical



Meatloaf - Prodigal



Merced Blue Notes - Soul



Messenger - Rare Earth



Mike and the Modifiers - Gordy



Amos Milburn - Motown



Stephanie Mills - Motown



Midnight Blue - Motown



Bobby Militello w/ Jean Carn - Motown Consolidated Series



Miracles - Motown/ Tamla



Marty Mitchell - Hitsville/ M.C.



Pedro Montero - Motown Consolidated Series



Monk Montgomery - Chisa



Monitors - Soul/ VIP



Morocco Muzik Makers - Motown



Dee Mullins - Melody



Music Makers - Mowest



My Friends - Rare Earth









Naturals - Motown



Jerry Naylor - Hitsville/ M.C./ Melodyland



Frances Nero - Soul



Allen Nichols - Rare Earth



Nick and the Jaguars - Tamla



Nolen and Crossley - Gordy/ Motown Consolidated Series



Bobby Nunn - Motown Consolidated Series



Nu Page - Mowest







Ray Oddis - VIP



Odyssey - Mowest



The Ones - Motown



Orange Sunshine - Prodical



The Originals - Motown/ Soul



Other People - Rare Earth



Little Otis - Tamla



Ozone - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series







Geno Parks - Miracle/ Tamla



Geno Parks and the Love Tones - Tamla



Eddie Parker - Prodical



Ernie Payne - M.C.



Scherrie Payne - Motown



Scherrie and Susaye - Motown



Bunny Paul - Gordy



Paul Peterson - Motown



Pirates (a.k.a. Temptations) - Melody



P.J. - Tamla/ VIP



Planets - Motown



Platinum Hook - Motown



Bonnie Pointer - Motown



Poor Boys -Rare Earth



Popcorn and the Mohawks - Motown



Posse - VIP



Power of Zeus - Rare Earth



Billy Preston - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Billy Preston and Syreeta - Motown/ Tamla



Pretty Things - Rare Earth



Dave Price - Rare Earth



Prime Time - Motown



Billy Proctor - Soul



Puzzle - Motown/ Rare Earth







Michael Quatro - Prodical



Quiet Storm - Tamla







Barbara Randolph - Soul



Jimmy Randolph - Motown



Rare Earth - Prodical/ Rare Earth



Eivets Rednow (a.k.a. Stevie Wonder) - Motown



Regal Funkharmonic Orchestra/ Motown Consolidated Series



Eugene Remus - Motown



Repairs - Mowest



Lionel Richie - Motown Consolidated Series



Rickenstein - Motown



Rick, Robin, and Him - VIP



Riot - Motown



San Remo Golden Strings - Gordy



Smokey Robinson - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Smokey Robinson w/ Barbara Mitchell - Motown Consolidated Series



Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - Tamla



RockWell (a.k.a. Kenny Gordy)- Motown Consolidated Series



Ron and Bill (a.k.a. Ron White and Smokey Robinson) - Tamla



Diana Ross - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Diana Ross and Lionel Riche - Motown



Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye - Motown



Diana Ross and the Supremes - Motown



Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations - Motown



Jerry Ross Symposium - Motown



David Ruffin - Motown



David and Jimmy Ruffin - Soul



Jimmy Ruffin - Miracle/Soul



Rustix - Rare Earth



Irene Ryan - Motown







Soupy Sales - Motown



Satintones - Motown/ Tamla



Lloyd Schoonmaker - Hitsville



Joel Sebastian - Miracle



Blue Septor - Rare Earth



Kenny Seratt - Hitsville/ M.C.



Serenaders - Motown/ VIP



Shades - Tamla



Shadee - Tamla



T.G. Shepard - Hitsville/ Melodyland



Sue Shifrin - Motown



Shirley - Prodical



Valerie Simpson - Tamla



Sisters Love - Motown/ Mowest



Sly, Slick, and Wicked - Ju-Par



O.C. Smith - Motown Consolidated Series



Softouch - Prodical



Isela Sotelo -Motown Consolidated Series



Sounds Nice - Rare Earth



Sparks/ Malcolm McDowell - Motown Consolidated Series



C.P. Spencer - Motown



Spinners - Motown/ VIP



Terry Stafford - Melodyland



Gordon Staples and the String Things - Motown



Edwin Starr - Gordy/ Motown



Edwin Starr and Blinky - Gordy/ Soul



Phyllis St. James - Motown Consolidated Series



Stone City Band - Gordy/ Motown Consolidated Series



Dennis Stoner - Rare Earth



Stoney - Mowest



Stoney and Meatloaf - Rare Earth



Barrett Strong - Tamla



Dr. Strutt - Motown



Swingin' Tigers - Tamla



Switch - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Syreeta - (also See Billy Preston) - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series/ Mowest/ Tamla



Jud Strunk - Melodyland



Stylers - Gordy



Stylus - Prodigal



Sunday Funnies - Rare Earth



Supremes and the Four Tops - Motown



Supremes - Motown



Switch - Gordy







Tammi Terrell - Motown



Tattoo - Prodigal



Toni Travalini - Gordy



Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers - Gordy



Bobby Taylor (solo) - Gordy/ Mowest/ VIP



R. Dean Taylor - Rare Earth/ VIP



Sheila Taylor - Melodyland



Temptations - Gordy/ Motown/ Miracle/ Motown Consolidated Series



Temptations Band (Happy People-Instrumental) - Gordy



Toe Fat - Rare Earth



Tony and Carolyn - VIP



Jamal Trice - Soul



Rick Tucker - Hitsville



Tucker and Schoonmaker - M.C.



Sammy Turner - Motown



Twistin' Kings - Motown



Willie Tyler and Lester - Tamla







Leslie Uggams - Gordy



Underdogs - VIP



Undisputed Truth - Gordy



Michael Urbaniak - Motown



U.S.O. - Rare Earth







Valadiers - Gordy/ Miracle



Valentino - Gaiee



Frankie Vallie - Motown/ Mowest



Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons - Motown/ Mowest



Gene Van Buren - Motown Consolidated Series



Connie Vandyke - Motown



Earl Vandyke - Soul



Earl Vandyke and the Soul Brothers - Soul



Vanity - Motown Consolidated Series



Tata Vega - Tamla



Vells (a.k.a. Martha and the Vandellas) - Melody



Velvelettes - Soul/ VIP



Virgil Brothers - Rare Earth



Volumes - Inferno



Vows (a.ka. The Supremes) - VIP







John Wagner Coalition - Rare Earth



Jr. Walker - Motown/ Motown Consolidated Series



Jr. Walker and the All Stars - Motown/ Soul



Sammy Ward - Soul



Singin' Sammy Ward - Tamla



Singin' Sammy Ward and Sherri Taylor - Motown



Leon Ware - Gordy/ Motown



Earl Washington - Workshop Jazz



Grover Washington Jr. - Motown



Mira Waters - Gordy



Mary Wells - Motown



Kim Weston - Gordy/ Tamla



Stevie Wonder - Motown/ Gordy/ Motown Consolidated Series



Little Stevie Wonder - Tamla



E.D. Wooford - M.C.



Rita Wright - Gordy



Andre Williams - Miracle



Lenny Williams - Motown



Paul Williams - Gordy



Frank Wilson - Soul









Mary Wilson - Motown



Wolfe - Rare Earth



Wolf and Wolf - Motown Consolidated Series



Mickey Woods - Tamla



Wright Special - Divinity



Richard Wylie (a.k.a. Popcorn Wylie) - Motown



Popcorn Wylie - (a.k.a. Richard Wylie) - Soul



Barbara Wyrick - Melodyland







Xit - Motown/ Rare Earth







Monalisa Young - Motown Consolidated Series







The Following list of artist date from 1986 to Current:







7669 - Motown



702 - Motown



98 Degrees - Motown







A+ - Motown



Adorables - Motown



Another Bad Creation - Motown



India Arie - Motown



Arthur Adams - Motown



Apollo - Motown



Dallas Austin - Motown



Kay Austin - Motown



Az - Motown







Badu - Motown



Rose Banks - Motown



Maria Bethania - Motown



Bible Rap - Motown



Blu - Motown



The Boys - Motown



Boyz II Men - Motown



Elaine Brown - Motown



Horace Brown - Motown



Norman Brown - Motown







Cap One - Motown



Trevor Carroll - Motown



Daryle Chinn - Motown



CocoaTea - Motown



Norman Connors - Motown







Debarge - Motown



Chico Debarge - Motown



Will Downing - Motown







Colin England - Motown







Felony - Motown



Foley - Motown







Rose Gaines - Motown



Nikita Gernaine - Motown



Johnny Gill - Motown



The Good Girls - Motown



Al Green - Motown



Grenique - Motown







Taral Hicks - Motown







Terry Johnson - Motown



Wayne Johnson - Motown



Porter Jordan - Motown



Ronnie Joseph - Motown







Ladae - Motown



Queen Latifah - Motown







Majusty - Motown



MC Brains - Motown



Frank McComb - Motown



Brian McKnight - Motown



Milira - Motown



Motownheads - Motown



Eddie Murphy - Motown







Nu Soul Habit - Motown







Alexander O'Neal - Motown



On Edge - Motown







Crystal Penni - Motown



Queen Pen - Motown



Pretty In Pink - Motown



Profyle - Motown







R Angels - Motown



Rasheeda - Motown



Eric Reed - Motown



Reel to Real - Motown



Riece - Motown



Rottin Razkals - Motown







Raphael Saadig - Motown



Rasheeda - Motown



Shades - Motown



SOS Band - Motown



Sparkle - Motown



J. Spencer - Motown



State Of Emergency - Motown



Richie Stephens - Motown



Stepz - Motown



Subway - Motown



Tera Sul - Motown



Joe Summa - Motown







Tamrock - Motown



Trends of Culture - Motown







Jason Weaver - Motown



What Not - Motown



The Whitehead Brothers - Motown



Dwayne Wiggins - Motown



Shanice Wilson - Motown



Mario Winans - Motown



BeBe Winans - Motown



Pharez Whitted - Motown







Lysa Wong - Motown







Zhane' - Motown



Zig Zag - Motown