Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Similar Artists

The Miracles

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Of all the R&B vocal groups formed in Detroit, Michigan, USA, in the mid-50s, the Miracles proved to be the most successful. They were founded at the city’s Northern High School in 1955 by Smokey Robinson (William Robinson, 19 February 1940, Detroit, Michigan, USA), Emerson Rogers, Bobby Rogers (b. 19 February 1940, Detroit, Michigan, USA), Ronnie White (b. 5 April Read more

Four Tops - 84% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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The Four Tops - 84% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Martha & The Vandellas - 81% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Martha Reeves - 81% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 July 1941, Alabama, USA. Reeves was schooled in both gospel and classical music, but it was vocal group R&B that caught her imagination. She began performing in the late 50s under the name Martha Lavaille, briefly joining the Fascinations and then the Del-Phis. In 1961 she joined the fledgling Motown Records organization in Detroit, where she served as secretary to Wi Read more

Temptations, The - 79% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Temptations - 79% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Funk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Smokey Robinson - 74% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Gladys Knight & The Pips - 72% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Junior Walker & the All-Stars - 65% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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The Supremes - 65% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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America’s most successful female vocal group of all time was formed by four Detroit schoolgirls in the late 50s. Diana Ross (26 March 1944, Detroit, Michigan, USA), Betty McGlown (b. 1943, Detroit, Michigan, USA), Florence Ballard (b. 30 June 1943, Rosetta, Mississippi, USA, d. 22 February 1976, Detroit, Michigan, USA) and Mary Wilson (b. 6 March 1944, Greenville, Missi Read more

Mary Wells - 60% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Music & Radio Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 May 1943, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 26 July 1992, Los Angeles, California, USA. At the age of 17, Mary Wells composed ‘Bye Bye Baby’, a song which she offered to R&B star Jackie Wilson. His producer, Berry Gordy, was sufficiently impressed to offer her a contract with the newly formed Motown Records label, and Wells’ rendition of her song became one of Read more

The Marvelettes - 60% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Marvelettes’ career epitomized the haphazard progress endured by many of the leading girl-groups of the early 60s. Despite enjoying several major US hits, they were unable to sustain a consistent line-up, and their constant shifts in personnel made it difficult to overcome their rather anonymous public image. The group was formed in the late 50s by five students at Ink Read more

Jimmy Ruffin - 55% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 May 1939, Collinsville, Mississippi, USA. The son of a minister, Ruffin was born into a musical family: his brother, David Ruffin, and cousin, Melvin Franklin, both became mainstays of the Temptations. Ruffin abandoned his gospel background to become a session singer in the early 60s, joining the Motown Records stable in 1961 for a one-off single before he was drafted for Read more

The Spinners - 51% match to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Genres: Folk Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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