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August 21, 2023

Luther Vandross, Celebrating the Legacy of a Legend

Lately, his name has resurfaced on the music scene, exciting fans and inviting new audiences to learn more about the groundbreaking R&B singer/songwriter. We revisit the events that led to his last album and, ultimately, his biggest hit.

After the turn of the 21st Century, Luther Vandross was already considered an R&B icon. The New York native, who was born in lower Manhattan and grew up in the Bronx, sold well over 40 million albums and garnered dozens of multi-platinum hit singles over his nearly four-decade-long career. That doesn’t even include the several Grammy Awards, American Music Awards, and Soul Train Music Awards the singer/songwriter earned before his untimely death in 2005. He was only 54.

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