- Apr 19, 2012
Sirius XM Radio will launch "Luther Radio" on Friday April 20th, in time for what would have been Luther's 61st birthday. The broadcast will air on Sirius XM channel 48 starting at 12 p.m. EDT through Monday, April 23rd. The channel will feature music from Luther Vandross' 13 Gold and Platinum albums as well as rarities, archival concerts, and an archival interview with Luther from April 2003 with SiriusXM's B.J. Stone.
- Apr 18, 2012
There's a moment toward the end of the dance track “You Really Started Something” where R&B legend Luther Vandross performs his trademark vocal runs. As he begins, he demonstrate the full range of his voice, transitioning from a low rumble to a transcendent high note. In between he softly laughs, clearly enjoying showing off his talent. Indeed, Vandross established himself as a consummate singer and interpreter during his all-too-short life, and his sheer joy of music and vocalization always shined through in his recordings.
- Apr 17, 2012
Today is the day! Luther Vandross' HIDDEN GEMS is available everywhere now! This collection of 15 seldom-heard deep album tracks and movie soundtrack songs includes liner notes written by Luther’s life-long collaborator Fonzi Thornton. HIDDEN GEMS spans the full timeline of Luther’s major label recording career, from the 1970s to the new millennium.