[Reading Eagle] a Grammy Award-winning artist whose hits like "Killing Me Softly," "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" and "Feel Like Makin' Love" have been covered by the likes of The Fugees, Alicia Keys, the Jackson 5 and the late Luther Vandross.
[The Chattanoogan] - The Bessie Smith Cultural Center will present "Song-book: Luther Vandross," an evening of food, dancing and a performance by Harley Griffin, on Sunday, February 12 at 6:00 pm For ticket information, call (423) or .
[USA TODAY] - I've been wanting a gospel-styled shouter on this show for years (tired of the Luther Vandross thing), and it looks like I'm finally going to get my wish. Randy tells him that sometimes the best singers don't make it on these shows because all the
New York City based, CeCe has worked either on stage or in the studio with Luther Vandross, Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Sounds of Blackness, Aretha Franklin, Duran Duran, and he was the frontman of the legendary band Jestofunk who brought us anthems like “Say It Again” and “Can We Live“. CeCe Rogers is ...
[PopMatters] - Just as singers gravitated towards her voice, the '80s and '90s brought Aretha the attention of all sorts of highly successful producers—Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill—and backing musicians –Tom Petty's Heartbreakers, Santana's rhythm section
[Philadelphia Daily News] - Trey Songz is a neo-soulster in the mold of classic artists like Smokey Robinson and Luther Vandross. Songz (real name: Tremaine Aldon Neverson) is touring in support of his most recent CD, "Chapter 5." Opener is rapper Big Sean.
[NOLA.com] - Sacks is a former journalist who went on to produce reissues of classic albums by Earth Wind & Fire, the Isley Brothers and Luther Vandross. He also produced the post-Katrina all-star band the New Orleans Social Club's “Sing Me Back Home” CD and Myles'
[CNN International] - He bellowed Luther Vandross' "Dance With My Father" that was on pitch but might not quite work on Idol, and his loud mom got to come onstage and bounce around a bit. We learned the answer to "How white is too white, in terms of pants on a giant?
[Newsday] giant' Jermaine Jones brought back by 'Idol' judges Tuesday February 28, :54 PM By Jamshid Mousavinezhad Jermaine Jones gets brought back by the "American Idol" judges for a second chance, singing Luther Vandross' "Dance With My Father.
[NPR] - But remember... LUTHER VANDROSS: (Singing) A house is not a home when there's no one there to hold you tight and no one there... SMITH: Oh, yeah. Housing starts and be a lonely number... CHACE: ...without someone to share it with. I'm Zoe Chace.
[SoulCulture (blog)] Elvis “Blac Elvis” Williams (Beyoncé, Fergie, TI, Ludacris, Ciara) and Studdard's longtime collaborator, Harold Lilly (who co-wrote Alicia Keys' “You Don't Know My Name” and has worked with the likes of Luther Vandross, Fantasia and Angie Stone).
[Keizertimes] - (Submitted) By ERIC A. HOWALD Put a calling reed in his mouth, a bugle in his hand and Brad Cain must sound like the Luther Vandross of the elk. The Keizer man was crowned the best amateur elk caller in the world earlier this month at the World Elk
[CliqueClack] - While his try at Luther Vandross' “Dance With My Father” wasn't bad, it was pretty much all of what you're going to hear in the way of anything different from Jones. With a baritone like his, there's only so much you can do with it.
[Opposing Views] - It was the first time I was performing, actually…and someone from my camp was filming my performance backstage, and she and Luther Vandross were standing there, and you could hear Whitney — and Luther – in the background – just cheering me on during
[VIBE Vixen] - As the late great love song crooner Luther Vandross sings “If you can't be with the one you love, then love the one you're with. You Can't Stand His Mama - Often times mother daughter-in-law/girlfriend relationships are tenuous, but you can catch more
[LA Weekly (blog)] - Based in Beverly Hills, Weber is a longtime industry producer known for his work with Luther Vandross and Ronnie James Dio, and two of his projects won Grammys. But after 30 years he's left the corporate rat race to work directly with artists.
[The Root] - Her mother, Cissy Houston, was a backup singer for the likes of Elvis Presley, Mahalia Jackson, Luther Vandross and Aretha Franklin. Whitney's cousin, Dionne Warwick, is an internationally recognized singing star. Whitney's Godmother is Aretha Franklin
[Washington Post (blog)] - As a great music mix from Solange to Luther Vandross played in background, my date and I were enjoying each other's company and being creative together. The outcome was actually sunflowers and a great time together. Who knew? The cost is $50 per person
[TVLine] - 4) Whitney stages a coup to become Heaven's choir director | Not sure who's in charge up there currently — Luther Vandross? Janis Joplin? Patsy Cline? — but they'd better make way for Whitney! What do you think? Is it too soon for SNL to go near
[NJ.com] - Bobby Brown made another cameo, as did Luther Vandross, who was watching from the audience. Houston coaxed him into singing on “Exhale (Shoop Shoop)” and turned into a giddy schoolgirl as he improvised. In 2000, Houston made it back to NJPAC — not for
[New York Times] - When he emerged aboveground, his friends said, he spoke with a rich gravelly voice, he drummed on the tops of mailboxes and improvised songs inspired by the 1970s tunes of Luther Vandross, and when he saw a friend, he would deliver a bear hug that
[TMZ.com] - Houston performed with El Debarge back in during the Soul Train Music Awards tribute to Luther Vandross. They both battled addiction. Houston was photographed later in the evening leaving the club ... looking worse for wear (see below).