The Temptations are an American vocal group that achieved fame as one of the most successful acts to record for Motown Records. The their five-decade career, the group has recorded major hits in R&B, doo-wop, funk, disco, soul, and adult contemporary music. With tens of millions of albums sold worldwide, The Temptations are one of the successful groups in music history. Formed in Detroit in the 1960s, and the group has always featured at least five male vocalists/dancers, although the members have changed numerous times through the years. Known for its recognizable choreography, distinct harmonies, and flashy onstage suits, the Temptations were one of the most influential music groups of the 1960s and 1970s.
Over the course of their career, the Temptations have released four Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles and 14 Billboard R&B number-one singles, and have won three Grammy Awards, becoming the first Motown act to earn a Grammy Award in the process. Six Temptations were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989.
The Temptations continue to perform and record, and with the only living original member, Otis Williams, still with the group, The Temptations Tickets remain a coveted ticket item.