(PRESS RELEASE)_COCONUT CREEK – Two of Motown’s greatest recording artists – The Temptations and the Four Tops – will perform in The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on Thursday, January 23 at 8 p.m.
The recipients of numerous accolades, The Temptations were the first Motown recording artists to win a Grammy Award. The group has won a total of four Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Named the “#1 R&B/Hip Hop Artists of All Time” and one of the “125 Greatest of All Time Artists” in popular music by Billboard Magazine, as well as one of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time” by Rolling Stone Magazine, the group is truly a beloved national treasure. They have been inducted into the Rock and Roll, Vocal Group and Rhythm and Blues Music’ Halls of Fame and have been honored with stars, both on the Hollywood and Apollo Theater’s Walks of Fame.
The Temptations are currently the subject of the smash hit Broadway musical, “Ain’t Too Proud,” which won a 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography, and the musical will tour more than 50 cities around the country, beginning July 2020.
The Temptations, who will celebrate their 60th anniversary in 2020 with an international tour, are led by Otis Williams, the founding and sole surviving member of the legendary Temptations’ lineup. They have 43 Top 10 R&B hit songs to their credit, 14 of which were number one R&B singles.
Additionally, the Temptations have collected four Billboard Hot 100 number one pop singles including their first, “My Girl,” which sold one million copies in 1965. In 2018, the song was entered into the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress. For the holidays, Universal Music Enterprises just released a first-of-its-kind animated video featuring the Temptations’ popular holiday song, “Silent Night.”
From Detroit, the Four Tops helped define the city’s Motown sound of the 1960s. Founded as the Four Aims, the group broke through with their first hit, “Baby I Need Your Loving,” in 1964.
After rising to stardom, the Four Tops would go on to produce a plethora of hits including “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch),” “It’s The Same Old Song,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There,” “Standing in The Shadows Of Love,” and “Shake Me, Wake Me (When It’s Over).”
In 1990, after accumulating 24 Top 40 pop hits, the Four Tops were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Like The Temptations, the Four Tops have received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Billboard Magazine also listed the Four Tops among the Top 100 Artists of All Time.
Tickets are priced at $45/$55/$65 per person and can be purchased via Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling (800) 653-8000. The Pavilion box office will also open at 1 p.m. on the day of the show for on-site ticket purchases and will-call pickup.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at 5550 NW 40th Street, Coconut Creek. For more information, visit CasinoCoco.com or call (954) 977-6700.
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