Top Motown Sound Songs


Rank All Time Artist Song Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
9
Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through the Grapevine 1968
2
45
The Jackson 5 I Want You Back Bubblegum 1969
3
81
Martha and The Vandellas Dancing in the Street Girl Group 1964
4
97
Four Tops Reach Out I'll Be There 1966
5
106
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles The Tracks of My Tears 1965
6
114
The Temptations My Girl 1964
7
304
The Supremes Stop! In the Name of Love Girl Group 1965
8
315
The Supremes Where Did Our Love Go Girl Group 1964
9
425
The Miracles You've Really Got a Hold on Me 1962
10
502
The Supremes You Can't Hurry Love Girl Group 1966
11
725
Martha and The Vandellas Heat Wave Girl Group 1963
12
765
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles The Tears of a Clown 1967
13
864
The Supremes You Keep Me Hangin' On Girl Group 1966
14
885
Mary Wells My Guy 1964
15
892
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell Ain't No Mountain High Enough 1967
16
969
Stevie Wonder Uptight (Everything's Alright) 1965
17
984
The Supremes Baby Love Girl Group 1964
18
1080
Four Tops I Can't Help Myself 1965
19
1085
The Temptations Ain't Too Proud to Beg 1966
20
1346
The Jackson 5 ABC Bubblegum 1970
21
1371
Jimmy Ruffin What Becomes of the Brokenhearted 1966
22
1417
Martha and The Vandellas Nowhere to Run Girl Group 1965
23
1458
Four Tops Baby I Need Your Loving 1964
24
1601
Stevie Wonder I Was Made to Love Her 1967
25
1637
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles Ooo Baby Baby 1965
26
1724
Four Tops Bernadette 1967
27
2063
Fontella Bass Rescue Me Chicago Soul 1965
28
2218
Diana Ross and The Supremes Love Child Girl Group 1968
29
2262
The Isley Brothers This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You) Northern Soul 1966
30
2296
Four Tops It's the Same Old Song 1965
31
2334
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles I Second That Emotion 1967
32
2776
The Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup 1968
33
2802
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles Going to a Go-Go 1965
34
2909
Gladys Knight and The Pips I Heard It Through the Grapevine 1967
35
2956
Marvin Gaye Can I Get a Witness Rhythm & Blues 1963
36
3312
The Temptations Get Ready 1966
37
3445
The Jackson 5 The Love You Save 1970
38
3475
Diana Ross Ain't No Mountain High Enough 1970
39
3532
The Chairmen of the Board Give Me Just a Little More Time 1969
40
3696
Four Tops Standing in the Shadows of Love 1966
41
3703
The Temptations (I Know) I'm Losing You 1966
42
3816
Stevie Wonder Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours 1970
43
3936
Marvin Gaye Ain't That Peculiar 1965
44
4198
The Flirtations Nothing But a Heartache Girl Group, Northern Soul 1968
45
4592
Four Tops 7 Rooms of Gloom 1967
46
4630
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing 1968
47
4687
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell You're All I Need to Get By 1968
48
4774
Marvin Gaye Too Busy Thinking About My Baby 1969
49
4907
The Temptations Since I Lost My Baby 1965
50
5212
The Supremes Stoned Love Girl Group 1970
51
5247
Stevie Wonder My Cherie Amour 1969
52
5424
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell If I Could Build My Whole World Around You 1967
53
5425
Diana Ross and The Supremes Reflections Girl Group, Psychedelic Soul 1967
54
5484
The Miracles Mickey's Monkey 1963
55
5547
The Supremes Come See About Me Girl Group 1964
56
5919
The Marvelettes The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game Girl Group 1966
57
6098
The Velvelettes Needle in a Haystack Girl Group 1964
58
6239
Mary Wells You Beat Me to the Punch 1962
59
6246
The Supremes I Hear a Symphony Girl Group 1965
60
6348
The Supremes Love Is Like an Itching in My Heart Girl Group 1966
61
6395
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell Your Precious Love 1967
62
6448
The Supremes Back in My Arms Again Girl Group 1965
63
6796
Stevie Wonder For Once in My Life 1968
64
7078
Jr. Walker & The All Stars What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) 1969
65
7129
Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston It Takes Two 1966
66
7184
Honey Cone Want Ads 1971
67
7246
The Temptations The Way You Do the Things You Do 1964
68
7415
The Marvelettes Beechwood 4-5789 Girl Group 1962
69
7738
Marvin Gaye I'll Be Doggone 1965
70
7914
Marvin Gaye How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) 1964
71
8158
Four Tops Still Water (Love) 1970
72
9005
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles The Love I Saw in You Was Just a Mirage 1967
73
9809
The Temptations Beauty Is Only Skin Deep 1966
74
9914
Stevie Wonder Heaven Help Us All 1970

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10000:
The Supremes My World Is Empty Without You Girl Group 1965
Stevie Wonder Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday 1969
The Supremes When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes Girl Group 1963
The Marvelettes My Baby Must Be a Magician Girl Group 1967
Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations I'm Gonna Make You Love Me 1968
Kim Weston Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While) Northern Soul 1965
Eddie Holland Jamie 1961
The Supremes Love Is Here and Now You're Gone Girl Group 1967
Martha and The Vandellas Jimmy Mack Girl Group 1966
Edwin Starr Agent Double-O-Soul Northern Soul 1965
Stevie Wonder I Don't Know Why / I Don't Know Why I Love You 1968
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell You Ain't Livin' Till You're Lovin' 1968
The Elgins Heaven Must Have Sent You Northern Soul 1966
Eddie Holland Leaving Here 1963
Four Tops Ask the Lonely 1965
Marvin Gaye Stubborn Kind of Fellow 1962
Martha and The Vandellas Come and Get These Memories Girl Group 1963