Luther Vandross is eight time Grammy award winner who is being respected on Google without a moment to spare for what might have been his 70th birthday celebration.
Known for his “velvet voice,” Vandross’ wide tenor vocal reach has left him viewed as one of the best soul music artists ever. With hits like “Never Too Much,” “At this very moment,” “Force of Love/Love Power” and “Don’t Want to Be a Fool,” an energized melodic doodle can be found on Google.com.
“It is a true reflection of Luther Vandross’ musical legacy around the world to be honored by Google with an animated video Doodle that fittingly captures the joy Luther has brought the world,” the Vandross family said in an official statement obtained by Google. “Luther made each of his songs about one simple, universal subject — love; an emotion and feeling common to the human experience no matter who you are, where you’re from or what you look like.”
Legacy Recordings, the inventory division of Sony Music Entertainment, likewise reported the RIAA confirmation of four of the artists signature singles: “Hit the dance floor with My Father” (Platinum), “At this very moment” (Platinum), “Interminable Love” (Platinum) and “A House Is Not A Home” (Gold).
Conceived April 20, 1951, Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. experienced childhood in New York’s Lower East Side and the Bronx. In 1975, his music vocation began to stand out enough to be noticed of numerous when he co-composed David Bowie’s “Interest” and “Everyone Rejoice” for the Broadway melodic The Wiz, as indicated by Britannica.
He dispatched his introduction studio collection Never Too Much in 1981, where it arrived at No.1 on the R&B graphs. Also, the music video for his hit single “Never Too Much” has been re-delivered in HD and is currently accessible for streaming.
Subsequent to enduring a stroke in 2003, Vandross shocked his fans with his four-time Grammy winning collection Dance with My Father, an open letter of beloved recollections of his dad who died when he was 8.
Luther Vandross kicked the bucket at 54 out of 2005 in Edison N.J