The characters of my life, my best friend Smokey Robinson. I mean the fact that we’re still best friends after all that we went through. It’s amazing. It’s a testament to great love.
– Berry Gordy

Smokey testifies before Senate for more streaming royalties

By Nikki Schwab Smokey Robinson testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Smokey Robinson was the star witness before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday as he lent his support to a bill that would force internet radio stations to pay royalties for music created before February 1972, arguing that it would help artists who are […]

Songwriters, music executives urge Congress to pass first music copyright reform in decades

WASHINGTON – Music legend Smokey Robinson and Nashville-based songwriter Josh Kear urged Congress on Tuesday to pass the first major music copyright reform law in decades, saying that many songwriters are struggling financially because they are not being adequately paid for use of their songs. “It’s a livelihood thing — it’s not just about music, […]

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Cam’s Lifetime of Devotion to Smokey Robinson’s Music

TV Cam’s Lifetime of Devotion to Smokey Robinson’s Music CMT Crossroads Airs March 28 at 10 p.m. ET by staff 3/15/2018 When Cam and Smokey Robinson collaborated live on the all-new CMT Crossroads, Cam shared the spotlight with an American music icon who wrote some of the most recognizable hits on the planet. Backstage after the show, Cam admitted she felt slightly […]

Boy with autism stuns shoppers with soulful rendition of Smokey Robinson tune

JOHANNA LI X A 10-year-old boy with autism left shoppers shocked as he belted out a soulful rendition of Smokey Robinson’s “Who’s Lovin’ You.” “He did not realize how good he was until he saw the video,” his mother, Tupney Courtney, 34, of Essex, England, told SWNS. “He said, ‘Mum, I’m actually really good.” Calum Courtney, […]

Smokey Signs With APA Talent Agency 

Smokey Robinson, the legendary singer, songwriter, Motown record producer and executive, has signed with talent agency APA for representation across all services worldwide.Robinson, born William Robinson, Jr., began his musical career as the lead singer and frontman of “The Miracles,” which produced several Top 40 hits including “My Girl,” “Tears of a Clown,” and “You’ve Really Got […]