Luther scored his fifth multi-platinum album on this day in 1996, when Songs was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
If you picked up Evelyn “Champagne” King’s Music Box, released on this day in 1979, you heard one of Luther’s many appearances as background vocalist! If you didn’t, why not give it a listen now?
Forever, For Always, For Love was Luther’s second album, but it became his first to be certified Platinum by the The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling more than a million copies! He received the award on this day in 1983.
Luther Vandross scored big at the 34th Annual GRAMMY Awards® on this day in 1992, winning trophies for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song for “Power of Love/Love Power.” Watch one of his acceptance speeches here!