The Temptations

Heartbeat has done many shows with The Temptations over the years, from Chicago to Memphis. The Temptations, one of the most iconic bands in the history of American music and are known for their precise choreography and blend of R&B vocal sensibilities. A continuous line up of 5 highly talented male singers, under the leadership of Otis Williams, working together as a vocal powerhouse has propelled the Temptations thru out their 50-year history. Joining Motown in the early 1960s, they secured a foundation for musical success early on that has lasted until this day. Setting standards for years to come, The Temptations paved the way for future R&B artists and have remained a major force in pop music. Over the course of their career, they have earned several Grammy Awards. The Temptations was the first Motown recording act to win a Grammy Award. The group received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Three of their classic songs are recognized on The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. The Temptations were also on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Artists of all time. Its all about the music and the people. That is the true legacy of The Temptations.