Many fans are passionate about keeping Luther Vandross’ version of the David Barrett-penned tune “One Shining Moment” intact for the end of NCAA men’s basketball March Madness. So there’s good news for “One Shining Moment” purists out there: Barrett told TMZ that Vandross’ version will indeed be used by CBS after March Madness comes to a close. A CBS spokesperson confirmed to For The Win that was the case.
Read more at For The Win at USA Today Sports.
Here is last year’s edition of “One Shining Moment” using Luther’s recording.
Vocalist Lisa Fischer has worked extensively with Chris Botti, Sting, Aretha Franklin and many others. But the person she credits the most for her career …
“Luther Vandross for sure. He was perfect.”
Read more of her interview from Texas Public Radio.
Today marks the 65th birthday of Luther Vandross. While he will always be missed, his music continues to live on.
Celebrate Luther’s birthday and feel the power of love and the power of Luther with this playlist of his all-time classics.
Barbershop: The Next Cut, which opens in U.S. theaters today, features Luther Vandross’ “Never Too Much” on the soundtrack. Listen to it on Spotify!