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When it comes to packing in pure emotion, nothing quite compares to sweet soul music. Throughout the genre’s history, its most decorated artists haven’t been afraid to tackle big social issues, and most important of all, matters of the heart.

To celebrate the indelible legacy of Motown, we’ve compiled a list of its very best tracks. With a wealth of smash hits at our disposal, rest assured that choosing a top five was no easy feat.

As we now usher in 2017, it’s time to look ahead to a banner year of breakthrough music. For your convenience, we’ve cherry-picked the five acts we’re tipping to dominate the airwaves.

Everyone’s experienced it – and it hurts. There’s no feeling quite like the heart-wrenching moment you discover your favourite band has broken up. But if you could have your say, who would you bring back to relive the glory days?

To commemorate Magic Soul Summer gracing our airwaves, Pure has compiled a list of the greatest ever soul and Motown tracks. With a wealth of smash hits at our disposal, rest assured that choosing a top five was no easy feat.