Idris Elba took on the role of DJ at the royal wedding, and notably played Luther Vandross’ “Never Too Much” during the affair while Duchess Meghan danced with her girlfriends.
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Luther’s third #1 R&B single, “There’s Nothing Better Than Love,” reached its peak on the Billboard chart this month 30 years ago. The song was a rare vocal duet with actor and dancer Gregory Hines.
Luther’s Power of Love arrived in stores on this day in 1991. Tell us your favorite song from this classic album!
“What a wonderful day
It’s so amazing to be loved…”
The inaugural FANDROSS FESTIVAL presented by the Vandross Family Estate is a series of NYC events happening in May and celebrating Luther’s rich musical legacy. Fans can interact with Luther’s former band members and vocalists, enjoy great music and see Luther’s iconic performances on the big screen. For more information on these and related events, click the links below.
- May 10, 2018 @ 7:30 Fandross Kick-Off Party at Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Bar. LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fandross-festival-kick-off-party-tickets-44645149845?aff=erelpanelorg#tickets
- May 12, 2018 @ 6:30 PM – Fandross Festival at SVA Theater. LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fandross-festival-2018-tickets-42176653506?aff=eac2
Los Angeles Luther fans! Join a Celebration of the Life and Birthday of Luther Vandross on Thursday, April 19th. Special All Luther DJ set by Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad. Opening DJ Set by Moni Vargas of Friends We Love and hosted by Aaron Byrd from KCRW.
For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/158607648143513/
To purchase tickets to Luther’s Birthday Celebration in Los Angeles: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-celebration-for-luther-vandross-lodge-room-highland-park-tickets-44684414286
Watch the 2018 edition of “One Shining Moment,” with vocals by Luther Vandross, celebrating the end of March Madness and the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship!
“‘Til My Baby Comes Home” landed at No. 4 on the Billboard R&B chart on this day in 1985. The lead single from Luther’s fourth album, The Night I Fell In Love, this song features an organ solo by Billy Preston.
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).