Named one of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time” by Rolling Stone, The Temptations are one of the most significant R&B vocal groups of all time. With a career spanning six decades, the group’s contribution to American culture and the global music landscape is monumental. Their songs have been covered by scores of luminary musicians from Otis Redding and Luther Vandross, to The Rolling Stones and Hall & Oates. They’ve received four Grammy Awards in addition to a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 2013. In 2018, the Library of Congress announced the induction of their classic mega-hit, My Girl into the National Recording Registry. The story of the band served as inspiration for the jukebox musical Ain't Too Proud, which opened on Broadway in March 2019. Dr. Otis Williams, the sole surviving member of the original, classic line-up is joined on stage by Ron Tyson, Terry Weeks, Willie Greene, Jr. and Mario Corbino.
The Four Tops' story is one of togetherness and success. From their first Motown hit, Baby I Need Your Loving to one of the label’s longest-running chart-toppers I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) the group’s early successes established them as one of the most significant R&B groups in the country. With an extraordinary run of instant classics Reach Out I’ll Be There, Standing In The Shadows Of Love and Bernadette — the Tops cemented their legacy. The group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 and into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked them #79 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Grammy Hall of Fame and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winners, the Four Tops are today lead by founding member Abdul "Duke" Fakir.