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1976...

January
Smokey Robinson - Where There's Smoke...button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.

1978...

button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the charts with a collaboration with Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, and Marvin Gaye called "Pops, We Love You."

1980...# 47 Singles Artist of the Year

January
Smokey Robinson - "Cruisin'" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the Top 10 with "Cruisin'."
from the LP
Where There's Smoke...
ARC chart run: 36 - 31 - 28 - 24 - 22 - 15 - 13 - 11 - 9 - 7 - 5 - 5 - 4 - 2 - 7 - 11 - 15 - 23 - 31 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 15
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male ("Cruisin'").

May
Smokey Robinson - "Let Me Be The Clock" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the Top 40 with "Let Me Be The Clock."
from the LP
Warm Thoughts
ARC chart run: 39 - 33 - 31 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 201
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1981...# 39 Singles Artist of the Year

March
Smokey Robinson - "Being With You" (Single) button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the Top 40 with "Being With You."
from the LP
Being With You
ARC chart run: 34 - 26 - 18 - 14 - 8 - 6 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 12 - 14 - 19 - 39 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 30
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

April
Smokey Robinson - Being With Youbutton.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the Top 10 with "Being With You."

1982...# 133 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson was nominated for 2
American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Single ("Being With You").

February
Smokey Robinson - "Tell Me Tomorrow" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the Top 40 with "Tell Me Tomorrow."
from the LP
Yes It's You Lady
ARC chart run: 40 - 36 - 34 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 204
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1983...

September
Smokey Robinson & Barbara Mitchell - "Blame It On Love" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the Top 40 with Barbara Mitchell with "Blame It On Love."
from the LP
Blame It On Love & All The Great Hits
ARC chart run: 39 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 238
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1984...# 132 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the Top 40 helping out Rick James with "
Ebony Eyes" from the Rick James LP Cold Blooded.

1987...Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - 'Definitive Collection'# 33 Singles Artist of the Year

button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the Top 40 with "
Just To See Her."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the
Top 10 with "Just To See Her."

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the Top 40 with "
One Heartbeat."

September
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MTV Video Music Awards

October
button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson hit the Top 40 with "
One Heartbeat."

1988...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson was nominated for an
American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.

February
Smokey Robinson - One Heartbeatbutton.gif (123 bytes) Robinson won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male ("Just To See Her").

1990...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male ("We've Saved The Best For Last").

1998...

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Ranked #
61 on VH1: Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll (and # 80 on Rock On The Net's Poll).

2000...

February
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - "The Tracks Of My Tears" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Robinson was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance (Intimate).

2004..

April
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Rolling Stone: The Immortals - The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time included Smokey Robinson & The Miracles at # 32.

December
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Songs of All-Timebutton.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time included "The Tracks Of My Tears" at # 50.

2006..

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Smokey released
Timeless Love (Billboard peak: # 109).

2007..

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Smokey was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (Timeless Love). Smokey performed at the ceremony.

2008...

December
Smokey Robinson - 'Time Flies When You're Having Fun'button.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone: 'The Greatest Singers' includes Smokey at # 20.

2009...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Smokey performed at the
Grammy Awards.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Smokey released
Time Flies When You're Having Fun (Billboard peak: # 59 - Rolling Stone: 3 stars from Rolling Stone).

2014...

  • Smokey Robinson - 'Smokey & Friends'August 19: Smokey released Smokey & Friends.
    Released: August 19, 2014
    Billboard Top 200 LPs peak: # 12
    Tracks: "The Tracks Of My Tears" (with Elton John) - "You Really Got A Hold On Me" (with Steven Tyler) - "My Girl" (with Miguel, Aloe Blacc & JC Chasez) - "Crusin'" (with Jessie J) - "Quiet Storm" (with John Legend) - "The Way You Do (The Things You Do)" (with CeeLo Green) - "Being With You" (with Mary J. Blige) - "Ain't That Peculiar" (with James Taylor) - "The Tears Of A Clown" (with Sheryl Crow) - "Ooh Baby Baby" (with Ledisi) - "Get Ready" (with Gary Barlow)



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