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Luther Vandross

  • Apr 20, 1951 - Jul 01, 2005 (age 54)
  • 6' 3" (1.91 m)
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2014
The Greatest Hits [2014]
AlbumNov 10, 2014

The Greatest Hits [2014]

The Greatest Hits [2014] released.
The Box Set Series
AlbumJan 28, 2014

The Box Set Series

The Box Set Series released.
2013
Original Album Classics
AlbumJun 25, 2013

Original Album Classics

Original Album Classics released.
2012
The Classic Christmas Album
AlbumOct 2, 2012

The Classic Christmas Album

The Classic Christmas …
The Classic Christmas Album is a 2012 album by Luther Vandross.
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Hidden Gems
AlbumApr 16, 2012

Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems is a 2012 compilation album by Luther Vandross.
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2011
S.O.U.L.
AlbumNov 29, 2011

S.O.U.L.

S.O.U.L. released.
2010
The  Amazing Collection
AlbumSep 7, 2010

The Amazing Collection

The Amazing Collection released.
2009
Never Too Much: Best of Luther Vandross
AlbumOct 27, 2009

Never Too Much: Best of Luther Vandross

Never Too Much: Best of Luther Vandross released.
The Music of Luther Vandross
AlbumSep 29, 2009

The Music of Luther Vandross

The Music of Luther Vandross released.
2008
Collections
AlbumSep 29, 2008

Collections

Collections released.
2007
Love, Luther
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AlbumOct 16, 2007

Love, Luther

Love, Luther is a four disc box set chronicling the musical …
Love, Luther is a four disc box set chronicling the musical career highlights of Luther Vandross. Promoted by the single "There’s Only You," the set includes unreleased demos, full-length album versions of Vandross' hit songs, and several of his productions for other artists.
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Never Too Much/Give Me the Reason/Power of Love
AlbumOct 1, 2007

Never Too Much/Give Me the Reason/P…

Never Too Much/Give Me the Reason/Power of Love …
Never Too Much/Give Me the Reason/Power of Love released.
2006
Nomination2006

Outstanding Album

Nominated for "So Amazing: An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross".
NAACP Image Award
Nomination2006

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Got You Home".
Grammy Award
Nomination2006

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Got You Home".
Grammy Award
2005
Rock On: Breakout Years
AlbumOct 11, 2005

Rock On: Breakout Years

Rock On: Breakout Years released.
Luther Vandross
PersonalJuly 2005

Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross passed away.
Best R&B/Soul Single – Group, Band or Duo
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Nomination2005

Best R&B/Soul Single – Group, Band or …

Nominated for "The Closer I Get to You".
Soul Train Music Award
2004
Artist Collection: Luther Vandross
AlbumOct 12, 2004

Artist Collection: Luther Vandross

Artist Collection: Luther …
Artist Collection: Luther Vandross is a compilation album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 2004 (see 2004 in music) as part of BMG International's Artist Collection series, consisting of songs from Vandross' previous efforts Luther Vandross (2001), Dance with My Father (2003), and Live Radio City Music Hall 2003 (2003) plus a brand-new remix. The album's caricature-style artwork was made by Hanoch Piven, who also designed the cover art for the other albums from the Artist Collection series.
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Nomination2004

Best R&B/Soul Single – Male

Nominated for "Dance with My Father".
Soul Train Music Award
Best R&B/Soul Album – Male
Nomination2004

Best R&B/Soul Album – Male

Nominated for "Dance With My Father".
Soul Train Music Award
Best Album of the Year
Nomination2004

Best Album of the Year

Nominated for "Dance With My Father".
Soul Train Music Award
Nomination2004

Outstanding Song

Nominated for "Dance with My Father".
NAACP Image Award
Nomination2004

Outstanding Music Video

Nominated for "Dance with My Father".
NAACP Image Award
Nomination2004

Outstanding Male Artist

Nominated for NAACP …
Nominated for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist.
NAACP Image Award
Outstanding Album
Nomination2004

Outstanding Album

Nominated for "Dance With My Father".
NAACP Image Award
Nomination2004

Best Male R&B Artist

Nominated for BET Award for Best Male R&B Artist.
BET Award
Outstanding Album
Award2004

Outstanding Album

Won award for "Dance With My Father".
NAACP Image Award
Award2004

Outstanding Male Artist

Won NAACP Image Award …
Won NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist.
NAACP Image Award
Award2004

Outstanding Music Video

Won award for "Dance with My Father".
NAACP Image Award
Award2004

Outstanding Song

Won award for "Dance with My Father".
NAACP Image Award
Award2004

Best R&B/Soul Single – Male

Won award for "Dance with My Father".
Soul Train Music Award
2003
Live Radio City Music Hall 2003
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AlbumOct 14, 2003

Live Radio City Music Hall 2003

Live Radio City Music Hall …
Live Radio City Music Hall 2003 is a live album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 2003 (see 2003 in music) and recorded live at Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall in early February 2003, two months before Vandross' hospitalization for a serious stroke. This concert would also be the last of Luther Vandross' career.
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The Essential Luther Vandross
AlbumJun 10, 2003

The Essential Luther Vandross

The Essential Luther …
The Essential Luther Vandross is a greatest hits album by American singer Luther Vandross, released on June 10, 2003.
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SongJun 10, 2003

The Closer I Get to You
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SongJun 10, 2003

Dance With My Father
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Dance With My Father
AlbumJun 10, 2003

Dance With My Father

Dance with My Father is the thirteenth and final studio …
Dance with My Father is the thirteenth and final studio album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross. It was released by J Records on June 10, 2003 in the United States. The album, especially its title track, was dedicated to Vandross' late father and features production credits from Nat Adderley, Jr., Shep Crawford, and Marcus Miller as well as guest appearances by singer Beyoncé, R&B trio Next, and rappers Foxy Brown, Queen Latifah, and Busta Rhymes.
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Nomination2003

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Dance with My Father".
Grammy Award
Nomination2003

Song of the Year

Nominated for "Dance with My Father".
Grammy Award
Nomination2003

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Nomination2003

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Nomination2003

Best R&B Song

Nominated for "Dance with My Father".
Grammy Award
Favorite Soul/R&B Album
Nomination2003

Favorite Soul/R&B Album

Nominated for "Dance With My Father".
American Music Award
Nomination2003

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Dance With My Father".
Grammy Award
Best R&B Album
Nomination2003

Best R&B Album

Nominated for "Dance With My Father".
Grammy Award
Favorite Soul/R&B Album
Nomination2003

Favorite Soul/R&B Album

Nominated for "Dance With My Father".
American Music Award
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
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Nomination2003

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Nominated for "The Closer I Get to You".
Grammy Award
Favorite Soul/R&B Album
Award2003

Favorite Soul/R&B Album

Won award for "Dance With My Father".
American Music Award
Award2003

Song of the Year

Won award for "Dance with My Father".
Grammy Award
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
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Award2003

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Won award for "The Closer I Get to You".
Grammy Award
Award2003

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Won American Music Award …
Won American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Award2003

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Won award for "Dance With My Father".
Grammy Award
Award2003

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Won award for "Dance with My Father".
Grammy Award
Best R&B Album
Award2003

Best R&B Album

Won award for "Dance With My Father".
Grammy Award
2002
The Very Best of Love
AlbumJul 23, 2002

The Very Best of Love

The Very Best of Love is a …
The Very Best of Love is a compilation album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 2002 (see 2002 in music).
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Stop to Love
AlbumApr 1, 2002

Stop to Love

Stop to Love is a compilation album by American R&B/soul singer …
Stop to Love is a compilation album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 2002.
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Songs/Your Secret Love
AlbumMar 18, 2002

Songs/Your Secret Love

Songs/Your Secret Love released.
Nomination2002

Outstanding Male Artist

Nominated for NAACP …
Nominated for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist.
NAACP Image Award
Nomination2002

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Nomination2002

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Nominated for "Any Day Now".
Grammy Award
Award2002

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Won American Music Award …
Won American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Nomination2002

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Nominated for "Any Day Now".
Grammy Award
Award2002

Outstanding Male Artist

Won NAACP Image Award …
Won NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist.
NAACP Image Award
2001
Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration
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TV ShowSep 7, 2001

Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Cele…

The Michael Jackson: 30th …
The Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration was a 2001 concert show by Michael Jackson. It was staged in Madison Square Garden in New York City on September 7 and 10, 2001. In late November 2001, the CBS television network aired the concerts as a two-hour special in honor of Michael Jackson's thirtieth year as a solo entertainer (his first solo single, "Got to Be There", was recorded in 1971). The show was edited from footage of the two performances. The show was watched by 29.8 million viewers on CBS when it aired later the same year.
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The Ultimate Luther Vandross
AlbumAug 7, 2001

The Ultimate Luther Vandross

The Ultimate Luther …
The Ultimate Luther Vandross is a greatest hits album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 2001 (see 2001 in music). The compilation was re-released in 2006 with a different track listing, along with two previously unreleased songs.
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Luther Vandross
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AlbumJun 19, 2001

Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross is the self-titled twelfth studio album by …
Luther Vandross is the self-titled twelfth studio album by American R&B/soul recording artist Luther Vandross and his debut album on J Records, released in 2001. The song "Any Day Now" received a nomination for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance at the 2003 Grammy Awards. Parts of "Take You Out" were interpolated by Jay-Z on "Excuse Me Miss" off his 2002 album The Blueprint²: The Gift & the Curse.
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SongJun 19, 2001

Take You Out
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SongJun 19, 2001

I'd Rather
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2000
Smooth Love
AlbumNov 21, 2000

Smooth Love

Smooth Love is a budget compilation album by …
Smooth Love is a budget compilation album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 2000 (see 2000 in music).
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106 & Park
TV ShowSep 11, 2000

106 & Park

106 & Park was an American hip hop and R&B music video …
106 & Park was an American hip hop and R&B music video show, set up in a countdown format, that was broadcast Monday to Friday at 6/5c on BET (7:00 pm on BET International). Since its inception, it had been the network's number-one rated show. On November 14, 2014, BET cancelled 106 & Park.
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1999
To Love
AlbumDec 31, 1999

To Love

To Love released.
Greatest Hits
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AlbumNov 16, 1999

Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits is a greatest hits album by American R&B/soul …
Greatest Hits is a greatest hits album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 1999 (see 1999 in music).
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Nomination1999

Quincy Jones Award for Career Achieve…

Nominated for Soul Train …
Nominated for Soul Train Music Award for Quincy Jones Award for Career Achievement.
Soul Train Music Award
Award1999

Quincy Jones Award for Career Achieve…

Won Soul Train Music Award …
Won Soul Train Music Award for Quincy Jones Award for Career Achievement.
Soul Train Music Award
Outstanding Male Artist
Nomination1999

Outstanding Male Artist

Nominated for "I Know".
NAACP Image Award
Outstanding Male Artist
Award1999

Outstanding Male Artist

Won award for "I Know".
NAACP Image Award
1998
Always & Forever: The Classics
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AlbumSep 22, 1998

Always & Forever: The Classics

Always & Forever: The …
Always & Forever: The Classics is a greatest hits album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 1998 (see 1998 in music). It contains Luther's best known cover songs.
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I Know
AlbumAug 11, 1998

I Know

I Know is the eleventh studio album by American R&B singer and …
I Know is the eleventh studio album by American R&B singer and songwriter Luther Vandross, released in August 1998 (see 1998 in music), and his only one for Virgin Records. It serves as his first album since fulfilling his contract with Epic after the release of his album Your Secret Love (1996). The album features guest appearances from artists such as Cassandra Wilson, Guru, Stevie Wonder, Brandy, Marcella Precise and Bob James.
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The Night I Fell in Love/Give Me the Reason/Power of Love [1998]
AlbumJun 30, 1998

The Night I Fell in Love/Give Me the Rea…

The Night I Fell in Love/Give Me the Reason/Power of Love …
The Night I Fell in Love/Give Me the Reason/Power of Love [1998] released.
Love Is on the Way
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AlbumMay 26, 1998

Love Is on the Way

Love Is On the Way is a compilation album by …
Love Is On the Way is a compilation album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 1998.
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Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Nomination1998

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "I Know".
Grammy Award
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Nomination1998

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "I Know".
Grammy Award
Best Traditional R&B Performance
Nomination1998

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Nominated for "I Know".
Grammy Award
1997
One Night with You: The Best of Love, Volume 2
AlbumSep 17, 1997

One Night with You: The Best of Love, V…

One Night with You: The …
One Night with You: The Best of Love, Volume 2 is the third compilation album released by American singer Luther Vandross, released on September 15, 1997 by Epic Records. It is his second compilation album to be released stateside, and is a continuation of his triple-platinum selling first compilation The Best of Luther Vandross... The Best of Love (1989). One Night with You contains four newly recorded songs including the R. Kelly-penned and Grammy-nominated "When You Call on Me/Baby That's When I Come Runnin'" and selections compiled from his later studio albums such as Songs (1994), This Is Christmas (1995), Never Let Me Go (1993), Power of Love (1991) and Your Secret Love (1996).
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Nomination1997

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "When You Call On Me (Baby That's When I Come Runnin')".
Grammy Award
Nomination1997

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "When You Call On Me / Baby That's When I Come Runnin'".
Grammy Award
1996
Your Secret Love
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AlbumOct 1, 1996

Your Secret Love

Your Secret Love is the tenth studio album by American R&B …
Your Secret Love is the tenth studio album by American R&B recording artist Luther Vandross. It was released by Epic Records on October 1, 1996. The album's title track won the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and was nominated for Best R&B Song in 1997. It was his final album for Epic .
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The Rosie O'Donnell Show
TV ShowJun 10, 1996

The Rosie O'Donnell Show

The Rosie O'Donnell Show is …
The Rosie O'Donnell Show is an American daytime television talk show created, hosted, and produced by actress and comedian Rosie O'Donnell. It premiered on June 10, 1996, and concluded after six seasons on May 22, 2002.
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Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
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Award1996

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Won award for "Your Secret Love".
Grammy Award
Award1996

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
Best R&B Song
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Nomination1996

Best R&B Song

Nominated for "Your Secret Love".
Grammy Award
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
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Nomination1996

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Your Secret Love".
Grammy Award
Nomination1996

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
Award1996

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Won American Music Award …
Won American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Nomination1996

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
1995
This Is Christmas
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AlbumOct 18, 1995

This Is Christmas

This Is Christmas is the first Christmas album by …
This Is Christmas is the first Christmas album by American singer Luther Vandross. It was released on October 18, 1995, by Epic Records. Produced by Vandross along with Nat Adderley, Jr. and Marcus Miller, the album received mixed to negative reviews from music critics and peaked at number 28 on the US Billboard 200 and number 4 at both Billboard's Top Holiday Albums and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. A steady seller throughout the Christmas season, it was eventually certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), exceeding physical sales of 1.0 million copies in 2002.
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Nomination1995

International Male Solo Artist

Nominated for Brit Award for …
Nominated for Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist.
Brit Award
Nomination1995

International Male Solo Artist

Nominated for Brit Award for …
Nominated for Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist.
Brit Award
Best R&B/Soul Album – Male
Nomination1995

Best R&B/Soul Album – Male

Nominated for "Songs".
Soul Train Music Award
1994
Songs
AlbumSep 27, 1994

Songs

Songs the ninth studio album by American R&B singer Luther …
Songs the ninth studio album by American R&B singer Luther Vandross. It was released by Epic Records on September 20, 1994. The album, a collection of cover versions, produced the singles "Endless Love", "Always and Forever", and "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now". According to an interview both Luther and Mariah Carey had in Japan following their release of "Endless Love", there was mention that Carey had given advice as to what songs Vandross would cover in this album.
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New York Undercover
TV ShowSep 8, 1994

New York Undercover

New York Undercover is an American police drama that …
New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the FOX television network from September 8, 1994, to February 11, 1999. The series starred Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York City's Fourth Precinct who were assigned to investigate various crimes and gang-related cases. The cast also included Patti D'Arbanville-Quinn as their superior, Lt. Virginia Cooper, and Lauren Vélez, who joined the cast in the second season as Nina Moreno, fellow detective and love interest to Torres. New York Undercover was created and produced by Dick Wolf, and its storyline takes place in the same fictional universe as Wolf's NBC series Law & Order, its spin-offs, the Chicago series, and Homicide: Life on the Street.
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Nomination1994

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
Nomination1994

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Love the One You're With".
Grammy Award
Nomination1994

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
Best R&B/Soul Album – Male
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Nomination1994

Best R&B/Soul Album – Male

Nominated for "Never Let Me Go".
Soul Train Music Award
Nomination1994

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.
Grammy Award
Best R&B Album
Nomination1994

Best R&B Album

Nominated for "Songs".
Grammy Award
Nomination1994

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Nomination1994

Best R&B/Soul Single – Male

Nominated for "Heaven Knows".
Soul Train Music Award
Nomination1994

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for "Endless Love".
Grammy Award
Award1994

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Won American Music Award …
Won American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Nomination1994

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Always and Forever".
Grammy Award
1993
The Les Brown Show
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TV ShowSep 6, 1993

The Les Brown Show

The Les Brown Show was an American syndicated …
The Les Brown Show was an American syndicated daytime talk show hosted by Leslie C. Brown that premiered on September 6, 1993, and ran until January 14, 1994, when it was replaced by its successor Rolonda on January 17, 1994. The show was produced and distributed by King World Productions (now CBS Television Distribution), who also produced and distributed Rolonda, and was co-produced by Les Brown Productions and Hearst Broadcasting. It has been described by Brown himself as "The highest rated, fastest cancelled talk show in the history of television.
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The Meteor Man
MovieAug 6, 1993

The Meteor Man

Jefferson Reed is a mild mannered school teacher in …
Jefferson Reed is a mild mannered school teacher in Washington D.C. He has just discovered that his backbone and it's stronger than steel! Jefferson would rather run than fight until he's hit by a strange green meteor that gives him superhuman abilities. And when a gang led by a powerful drug lord begins terrorizing his family and neighbors, Jefferson has no choice but to don his homemade spandex suit and take it on in a war of cunning, wit and super-powered, super-modeling prowess' to save his 'hood!
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Never Let Me Go
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AlbumMay 26, 1993

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go is the eighth studio album by American …
Never Let Me Go is the eighth studio album by American R&B singer and songwriter Luther Vandross, released in May 1993 in the US by Epic. It was his first studio album not to debut at #1 on the R&B Albums chart.
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Nomination1993

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Medley: How Deep Is Your Love / Love Don’t Love Nobody".
Grammy Award
Nomination1993

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "How Deep Is Your Love".
Grammy Award
Nomination1993

Best R&B Song

Nominated for "Heaven Knows".
Grammy Award
Best R&B Song
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Nomination1993

Best R&B Song

Nominated for "Little Miracles (Happen Every Day)".
Grammy Award
1992
Later... with Jools Holland
TV ShowOct 9, 1992

Later... with Jools Holland

Later... with Jools Holland …
Later... with Jools Holland (previously known as ...Later with Jools Holland) is a contemporary English music television show hosted by Jools Holland. A spin-off of The Late Show, it has been running in short series since 1992 and is a part of BBC Two's late-night line-up, usually at around 11 pm to 12 midnight. The day of transmission has varied, but currently it is usually recorded on a Tuesday for Saturday broadcast and features a mixture of both established and new musical artists, from solo performers to bands and larger ensembles.
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Out All Night
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TV ShowSep 19, 1992

Out All Night

Out All Night is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from …
Out All Night is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 19, 1992 to July 9, 1993 for one season. The series stars Patti LaBelle, and was created by Andy Borowitz, Susan Borowitz, and Rob Edwards.
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Outstanding Album
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Nomination1992

Outstanding Album

Nominated for "Power of Love".
NAACP Image Award
Award1992

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Won American Music Award …
Won American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Favorite Soul/R&B Album
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Award1992

Favorite Soul/R&B Album

Won award for "Power of Love".
American Music Award
Best R&B/Soul Album – Male
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Award1992

Best R&B/Soul Album – Male

Won award for "Power of Love".
Soul Train Music Award
Outstanding Album
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Award1992

Outstanding Album

Won award for "Power of Love".
NAACP Image Award
Outstanding Male Artist
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Award1992

Outstanding Male Artist

Won award for "Power of Love".
NAACP Image Award
Nomination1992

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Nominated for "The Best Things in Life Are Free".
Grammy Award
Nomination1992

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Outstanding Male Artist
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Nomination1992

Outstanding Male Artist

Nominated for "Power of Love".
NAACP Image Award
Best R&B/Soul Album – Male
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Nomination1992

Best R&B/Soul Album – Male

Nominated for "Power of Love".
Soul Train Music Award
Nomination1992

Best R&B/Soul Single – Male

Nominated for "Power of Love/Love Power".
Soul Train Music Award
Favorite Soul/R&B Album
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Nomination1992

Favorite Soul/R&B Album

Nominated for "Power of Love".
American Music Award
1991
Power of Love
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AlbumApr 26, 1991

Power of Love

Power of Love is the seventh studio album by American singer …
Power of Love is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Luther Vandross, released in April 1991. The following year, the album earned Vandross two American Music Awards for "Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist" and "Favorite Soul/R&B Album" and one Grammy Award for "Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male", and the track "Power of Love/Love Power" won in the "Best R&B Song" category. It reached Billboard 200 at #7, while topping the Top R&B Albums chart for five nonconsecutive weeks. On the latter chart, it was the last #1 R&B Album for twelve years until Dance With My Father was released. Power of Love was later certified double platinum Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
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Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
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Award1991

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Won award for "Power of Love".
Grammy Award
Award1991

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Won award for "Power of Love/Love Power".
Grammy Award
Award1991

Best R&B Song

Won award for "Power of Love/Love Power".
Grammy Award
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
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Nomination1991

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Power of Love".
Grammy Award
Nomination1991

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Power of Love/Love Power".
Grammy Award
Nomination1991

Best R&B Song

Nominated for "Power of Love/Love Power".
Grammy Award
Nomination1991

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Nominated for "Doctor's Orders".
Grammy Award
1990
Beverly Hills, 90210
TV ShowOct 4, 1990

Beverly Hills, 90210

Beverly Hills, 90210 is an American teen drama television series …
Beverly Hills, 90210 is an American teen drama television series created by Darren Star and produced by Aaron Spelling under his production company Spelling Television. The series ran for ten seasons on Fox from October 4, 1990, to May 17, 2000, and is the longest-running show produced by Spelling. It is the first of six television series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise and follows the lives of a group of friends living in the upscale and star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California, as they transition from high school to college and into the adult world. "90210" refers to one of the city's five ZIP codes.
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In Living Color
TV ShowApr 15, 1990

In Living Color

In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television …
In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on Fox from April 15, 1990 to May 19, 1994. Keenen Ivory Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory Way Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television and was taped at stage 7 at the Fox Television Center on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
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Nomination1990

Best R&B/Soul Single – Male

Nominated for "Here and Now".
Soul Train Music Award
Nomination1990

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Here and Now".
Grammy Award
Award1990

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Won award for "Here and Now".
Grammy Award
Award1990

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Won American Music Award …
Won American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Best R&B/Soul Album – Male
Nomination1990

Best R&B/Soul Album – Male

Nominated for "The Best of Luther Vandross: The Best of Love".
Soul Train Music Award
Nomination1990

Best Song of the Year

Nominated for "Here and Now".
Soul Train Music Award
Nomination1990

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Nomination1990

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Here and Now".
Grammy Award
Award1990

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Won award for "Here and Now".
Grammy Award
Award1990

Best R&B/Soul Single – Male

Won award for "Here and Now".
Soul Train Music Award
1989
The Best of Luther Vandross: The Best of Love
AlbumOct 4, 1989

The Best of Luther Vandross: The Best o…

The Best of Luther …
The Best of Luther Vandross... The Best of Love is the first compilation album by American singer Luther Vandross, released on October 4, 1989. It contains two previously unreleased songs, "Here and Now"—which became Vandross' first top ten pop hit and won the Grammy Award for "Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male" in 1991—and the 1990 US #5 R&B single "Treat You Right".
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Nomination1989

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "She Won't Talk to Me".
Grammy Award
Nomination1989

International Male Solo Artist

Nominated for Brit Award for …
Nominated for Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist.
Brit Award
Nomination1989

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "She Won't Talk to Me".
Grammy Award
Best R&B/Soul Album – Male
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Nomination1989

Best R&B/Soul Album – Male

Nominated for "Any Love".
Soul Train Music Award
1988
Any Love
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AlbumSep 20, 1988

Any Love

Any Love is the sixth studio album by American R&B/soul singer …
Any Love is the sixth studio album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross. It was released on September 20, 1988. It reached the top position on the R&B Album charts that year for two weeks. At the 1989 Grammy Awards, the album was nominated for "Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male" and its title track was nominated for "Best R&B Song". Also, "She Won't Talk to Me" received a nomination for "Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male" in 1990. The album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album also features a cover of Major Harris' hit single "Love Won't Let Me Wait".
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Best R&B Song
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Nomination1988

Best R&B Song

Nominated for "Any Love".
Grammy Award
Nomination1988

Best R&B Song

Nominated for "Any Love".
Grammy Award
Award1988

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Won American Music Award …
Won American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
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Nomination1988

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Any Love".
Grammy Award
Nomination1988

Best International Solo Artist

Nominated for Brit Award for …
Nominated for Brit Award for Best International Solo Artist.
Brit Award
Nomination1988

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Favorite Soul/R&B Album
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Nomination1988

Favorite Soul/R&B Album

Nominated for "Give Me the Reason".
American Music Award
Nomination1988

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Any Love".
Grammy Award
Nomination1988

Best R&B/Soul Single – Male

Nominated for "So Amazing".
Soul Train Music Award
1987
Best R&B/Soul Album – Male
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Nomination1987

Best R&B/Soul Album – Male

Nominated for "Give Me the Reason".
Soul Train Music Award
Best R&B/Soul Single – Male
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Nomination1987

Best R&B/Soul Single – Male

Nominated for "Give Me the Reason".
Soul Train Music Award
Best R&B/Soul Album – Male
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Award1987

Best R&B/Soul Album – Male

Won award for "Give Me the Reason".
Soul Train Music Award
1986
Give Me the Reason
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AlbumSep 19, 1986

Give Me the Reason

Give Me the Reason is the fifth studio album by American …
Give Me the Reason is the fifth studio album by American R&B singer and songwriter Luther Vandross, released on September 19, 1986. The album earned Vandross an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and a nomination for "Favorite Soul/R&B Album" in 1988, while the title track "Give Me the Reason" was nominated for "Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male" and "Best R&B Song" at the 29th Grammy Awards in 1987. The album also includes Vandross' first top-20 pop hit, "Stop to Love." It also marked a svelte, thinner Vandross due to a weight loss earlier in the year. The album went on to sell over 2 million copies in the United States and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
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The Oprah Winfrey Show
TV ShowSep 8, 1986

The Oprah Winfrey Show

The Oprah Winfrey Show, …
The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply as Oprah, is an American syndicated talk show that aired nationally for 25 seasons from September 8, 1986, to May 25, 2011, in Chicago, Illinois. Produced and hosted by its namesake, Oprah Winfrey, it remains the highest-rated daytime talk show in American television history.
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Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
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Nomination1986

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Give Me the Reason".
Grammy Award
SongJan 1, 1986

There's Nothing Better Than Love
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Nomination1986

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Give Me the Reason".
Grammy Award
Nomination1986

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
American Music Award
Favorite Soul/R&B Album
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Nomination1986

Favorite Soul/R&B Album

Nominated for "The Night I Fell in Love".
American Music Award
Best R&B Song
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Nomination1986

Best R&B Song

Nominated for "Give Me the Reason".
Grammy Award
1985
227
TV ShowSep 14, 1985

227

227 is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from …
227 is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as Mary Jenkins, a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, and lower floor neighbors Sandra Clark and Pearl Shay.
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The Night I Fell in Love
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AlbumMar 8, 1985

The Night I Fell in Love

The Night I Fell in Love is the …
The Night I Fell in Love is the fourth studio album by American R&B/soul singer-songwriter Luther Vandross, released on March 8, 1985 by Epic Records. In 1986, Vandross garnered a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and two American Music Awards, Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album. The first single "'Til My Baby Comes Home" is notable for featuring Billy Preston on organ.
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Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
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Nomination1985

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "The Night I Fell in Love".
Grammy Award
SongJan 1, 1985

If Only for One Night
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Nomination1985

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
1983
Busy Body
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AlbumNov 25, 1983

Busy Body

Busy Body is the third studio album by American R&B/soul singer …
Busy Body is the third studio album by American R&B/soul singer-songwriter Luther Vandross, released on November 25, 1983. It was certified platinum by the RIAA in January 1985.
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1982
Forever, for Always, for Love
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AlbumSep 21, 1982

Forever, for Always, for Love

Forever, for Always, for Love …
Forever, for Always, for Love is the second studio album by American R&B/soul singer-songwriter Luther Vandross, released on September 21, 1982 by Epic. It became Vandross' second album to chart in the top 20 on the Billboard 200 and was his second album to top the R&B Albums chart where it spent three weeks.
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Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
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Nomination1982

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Forever, for Always, for Love".
Grammy Award
Nomination1982

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
1981
Never Too Much
AlbumAug 12, 1981

Never Too Much

Never Too Much is the debut solo studio album by American …
Never Too Much is the debut solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Luther Vandross, released on August 12, 1981. It peaked at number 19 on the Billboard 200 (then known as Pop Albums), peaked at number one on the R&B Albums chart, and went double platinum by the RIAA. The album earned Vandross two Grammy Award nominations in 1982—"Best New Artist" and "Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male".
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Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Nomination1981

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Never Too Much".
Grammy Award
Nomination1981

Best New Artist

Nominated for Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
Grammy Award
Nomination1981

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
1980
Solid Gold
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TV ShowSep 13, 1980

Solid Gold

Solid Gold was an American syndicated music television …
Solid Gold was an American syndicated music television series that debuted on September 13, 1980 and ran until July 23, 1988. The program was a production of Brad Lachman Productions in association with Operation Prime Time and Paramount Domestic Television.
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1978
The Wiz
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AlbumSep 18, 1978

The Wiz

The Wiz is the original motion picture soundtrack album for …
The Wiz is the original motion picture soundtrack album for the 1978 film adaptation of the Broadway musical The Wiz. Although the film was produced for Universal Pictures by Motown Records' film division, the soundtrack album was issued on MCA Records as a two-LP collection (Universal was owned by MCA Inc. at the time). Chiefly produced by Quincy Jones, The Wiz soundtrack features non-sync cast performances by the stars of the film, including Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Mabel King, Theresa Merritt, Thelma Carpenter, and Lena Horne.
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1977
This Close to You
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AlbumMar 23, 1977

This Close to You

This is the discography documenting albums and …
This is the discography documenting albums and singles released by American singer Luther Vandross. Vandross has sold approximately 30 million records worldwide.
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1971
Soul Train
TV ShowOct 2, 1971

Soul Train

Soul Train is an American music-dance television program …
Soul Train is an American music-dance television program which aired in syndication from October 2, 1971, to March 27, 2006. In its 35-year history, the show primarily featured performances by R&B, soul, dance/pop, and hip hop artists, although funk, jazz, disco, and gospel artists also appeared. The series was created by Don Cornelius, who also served as its first host and executive producer.
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1969
Sesame Street
TV ShowNov 10, 1969

Sesame Street

Sesame Street is an American educational children's …
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. It is produced by Sesame Workshop (known as the Children's Television Workshop (CTW) until June 2000) and was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its images communicated through the use of Jim Henson's Muppets, and includes short films, with humor and cultural references. The series premiered on November 10, 1969, to positive reviews, some controversy, and high viewership; it has aired on the U.S.'s national public television provider PBS since its debut, with its first run moving to premium channel HBO on January 16, 2016.
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1964
Top of the Pops
TV ShowJan 1, 1964

Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music …
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006. The programme was shown every Thursday evening on BBC One, except for a short period on Fridays in mid-1973 before being again moved to Fridays at 7:30 pm in 1996 and then to Sundays on BBC Two in 2005. Each weekly programme consisted of performances from some of that week's best-selling popular music artists, with a rundown of that week's singles chart. Additionally, there was a special edition of the programme on Christmas Day (and usually, until 1984, a second such edition a few days after Christmas), featuring some of the best-selling singles of the year.
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1951
Luther Vandross
BirthApril 1951

Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross was born.
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