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Luther Vandross

 
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Date of Birth: April 20, 1951
Date of Death: July 01, 2005 (54)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
 

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Luther Vandross News

Julia Jacklin Announces New Album 'PRE PLEASURE' Photo Julia Jacklin Announces New Album 'PRE PLEASURE'
by Michael Major - May 10, 2022

The music video was filmed by my constant collaborator and friend Nick Mckk at Splitpoint lighthouse. “Lydia Wears A Cross” is the first single from the new album. The album is a masterclass in songwriting and cements Jacklin’s status as one of the most important songwriters of her time. Plus, check out tour dates!

Jennifer Holliday Will Join the Cast of CHICAGO  Beginning Next Month Photo Jennifer Holliday Will Join the Cast of CHICAGO Beginning Next Month
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

The Broadway company of Chicago will welcome Tony and Grammy Award winning Broadway legend Jennifer Holliday back to Broadway in the role of “Matron Mama Morton” beginning Thursday, June 9, 2022.

lozeak Unveils Thundering New Single 'No Saving You' Photo lozeak Unveils Thundering New Single 'No Saving You'
by Michael Major - May 5, 2022

A thundering and instantly infectious track – produced by Tommy Baxter (Dua Lipa) and co-written with Baxter and Cleo Tighe (Kehlani, Charli XCX) –  “No Saving You” is dedicated to calling time on that friend who keeps coming to you for advice but never takes it.

The Apollo Theater, ACO & NBT to Present THE GATHERING: A COLLECTIVE SONIC RING SHOUT Photo The Apollo Theater, ACO & NBT to Present THE GATHERING: A COLLECTIVE SONIC RING SHOUT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

On Saturday, May 7 at 8:00 pm ET live and in-person, three major, mission-aligned organizations-the Apollo and American Composers Orchestra (ACO), with co-curation by National Black Theatre (NBT)- will present The Gathering: A Collective Sonic Ring Shout.

American Composers Orchestra & The Apollo Theater Co-Present THE GATHERING - A COLLEC Photo American Composers Orchestra & The Apollo Theater Co-Present THE GATHERING - A COLLECTIVE SONIC RING SHOUT
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2022

American Composers Orchestra continues its 2021-2022 season, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and President Melissa Ngan, with The Gathering: A Collective Sonic Ring Shout co-presented by ACO and the Apollo Theater and co-curated with National Black Theatre in partnership with Gateways Music Festival and Harlem Chamber Players, on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 8pm at the Apollo.

New Black Fest at the Apollo to Launch This Week Photo New Black Fest at the Apollo to Launch This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

 This month marks the launch of New Black Fest at the Apollo, a festival celebrating contemporary Black playwrights from across the nation. On April 22, 23, and 25 at 7pm, audiences will have the opportunity to see original works by 18 playwrights, each commissioned by the Apollo and New Black Fest co-founder Keith Josef Adkins. 

BWW Interview: Chatting with Veteran Broadway Actor Telly Leung Photo BWW Interview: Chatting with Veteran Broadway Actor Telly Leung
by Jared Fessler - Apr 1, 2022

Broadway veteran Telly Leung has co-produced a documentary with Aaron Albano, another Broadway veteran and active member of the AAPI Broadway community. It is called ENSEMBLE and it is currently available via Broadway on Demand.

Richard Marx Comes to The Maui Arts & Cultural Center in June Photo Richard Marx Comes to The Maui Arts & Cultural Center in June
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

The Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents singer/songwriter Richard Marx in a return to Castle Theater for a special solo acoustic concert, Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 pm. Marx has accomplished a milestone for singer/songwriters, having a combined 14 #1 songs for himself and other artists with the distinction of having written a #1 song in four different decades.

Live Music Acts Announced at the Belgrade this season Photo Live Music Acts Announced at the Belgrade this season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022

This season, the Belgrade Theatre presents an eclectic range of live music events from March through to July. Highlights include Bond in Concert, The Ultimate Boy Band Party Show, and the return of favourites like Midday Variety and Walk Right Back.

VIDEO: Paramount+ Announces Clive Davis Interview Series Photo VIDEO: Paramount+ Announces Clive Davis Interview Series
by Michael Major - Mar 9, 2022

Viewers will get full concert performances from Tina Turner, the Notorious BIG, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, H.E.R., Aretha Franklin, Rod Stewart, Bee Gees, Alicia Keys w/ Jay-Z, Joni Mitchell, Ray Charles and Willie Nelson, and Queen. Interviews include Oprah Winfrey, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Bruce Springsteen, H.E.R., Carole King, and more.

Luther Vandross Videos

Video: First Look at The New Original Hip-Hop Musical BUMP IT! VideoVideo: First Look at The New Original Hip-Hop Musical BUMP IT!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 24, 2018

The contemporary musical inspired by true stories finishes out its final workshop for the Central Florida area with inviting back alumni from past workshops to perform some of the original scores for the first time!

STAGE TUBE: Original DREAMGIRLS Jennifer Holliday and Sheryl Lee Ralph Grab Breakfast, Talk 'UNDER THE STARS' Concert
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2016

Original DREAMGIRLS Jennifer Holliady and Sheryl Lee Ralph grabbed breakfast and chatted on Facebook Live about their upcoming concert in Los Angeles. Check out what they had to say in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Shoshana Bean Sings 'Runaway Train' on QUEEN LATIFA SHOW
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2015

Broadway superstar Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray) just performed her latest sing 'Runaway Train' on THE QUEEN LATIFA SHOW. Check out the performance below!

STAGE TUBE: Shoshana Bean Releases Music Video for 'This War'
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2014

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Debuts Music Video for New Single 'Runaway Train'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Broadway superstar Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray) just debuted her new music video for 'Runaway Train.' Check it out below!

VIDEO: Pharrell Williams Gets Happy on OPRAH PRIME; Check Out Clips!
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 14, 2014

On last night's OPRAH PRIMETIME, Oprah met up with seven-time Grammy® winner Pharrell Williams, one of the most innovative and sought-after artists in the music industry today.

VIDEO: Renee Fleming Brings Opera Flair to Super Bowl XLVIII National Anthem
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2014

World-renowned soprano Rene Fleming sang the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLVIII pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium today, February 2. The performance was televised live on FOX prior to kickoff, and you can watch it in full below!

VIDEO: Jennifer Holliday Performs New Song 'Nobody Does It Better' on THE VIEW
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 31, 2014

'Dreamgirls' star Jennifer Holliday stopped by ABC's THE VIEW and performed a song from her new solo album, 'The Song is You.' Check out the appearance below!

AUDIO: First Listen - Jennifer Holliday's THE SONG IS YOU, Out Jan 21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

On January 21, 2014, Shanachie Entertainment/Euphonic Records will release Jennifer Holliday's highly anticipated label debut, The Song Is You, an enchanting collection of R&B and Jazz numbers that showcase Holliday at her best. Listen to a sampling of the album below!

STAGE TUBE: Darlene Love Returns to 'LETTERMAN' for Annual Performance of 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)'
by Stage Tube - Dec 24, 2013

The legendary Darlene Love, who's become a Late Show with David Letterman holiday staple, returned to the hit show this week for her annual performance of 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)' with Paul Shaffer. Love, who's appeared in Broadway's HAIRSPRAY and GREASE, first took to Letterman's stage in 1986. Check it out below!


Luther Vandross Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Luther Vandross written?
Luther Vandross has written 1 shows including The Wiz (Composer).