Marvin Gaye - One of the most gifted, visionary, and enduring talents ever launched into orbit by the Motown hit machine, Marvin Gaye blazed the trail for the continued evolution of popular black music. Moving from lean, powerful R & B, to stylish, sophisticated soul, to finally arrive at an intensely political and personal form of artistic self-expression, his work not only redefined soul music as a creative force but also expanded its impact as an agent for social change.
The Temptations were the first Motown act to win a Grammy in 1968 and are considered to be one of, if not the, most influential band in the soul music genre. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images