"Luther Vandross was one of the most successful R&B artists of the 1980s and '90s. Not only did he score a series of multi-million-selling albums containing chart-topping hit singles and perform sold-out tours of the U.S. and around the world, but he also took charge of his music creatively, writing or co-writing most of his songs and arranging and producing his records. Possessed of a smooth, versatile tenor voice, he charmed millions with his romantic music."
William Ruhlmann for Allumusic.com
Early in his career, Vandross was an in-demand backup singer, performing with artists such as Bette Midler, David Bowie, Ben E. King, Roberta Flack, and Chic.
Known for her dynamic live performances and music videos.
The genre and decade-spanning hit makers from Cincinnati.
The Princess of R&B.
The epitome of Philly Soul.
All about the groove.
Polished sound and sophisticated production.
A genre unto himself.