Monday, April 20, 2020

Luther Vandross' Top 10 Best Songs - RnBJunkieOfficial


In honor of the late Grammy Award-winning Singer, songwriter and musician LUTHER VANDROSS Birthday today, RnBJunkieOfficial has compiled his top 10 best songs of his solo career plus honorable mention standout singles and album cuts...

10 THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE (FEATURING JANET JACKSON, BELL BIV DEVOE & RALPH TRESVANT)

From the Album: Mo' Money Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Vandross teamed up with Janet Jackson for this Grammy nominated uptempo track which peaked at No. 1 and No. 10 on Billboard's R&B and Hot 100's chart respectively.

09 GIVE ME THE REASON

From the Album: Ruthless People Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Give Me the Reason

This two-time Grammy nominated song was issued as the lead single from his album of the same name and peaked at No. 3 on the R&B chart.

08 THERE'S NOTHING BETTER THAN LOVE (DUET W/ GREGORY HINES)

From the Album: Give Me the Reason

Vandross collaborated with actor, dancer and singer Gregory Hines on this standout love ballad which peaked at No. 1 on the R&B chart.

07 ANY LOVE

From the Album: Any Love

Released as the first single from Vandross' sixth studio LP of the same name, this No. 1 R&B song secured Vandross two Grammy nominations in the categories: Best R&B Song and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

06 YOUR SECRET LOVE

From the Album: Your Secret Love

Vandross' won a Grammy Award with this song which was released as the lead single from his album of the same name. The mid-tempo groove peaked at No. 5 on the R&B chart.

05 STOP TO LOVE

From the Album: Give Me the Reason

This crossover upbeat track peaked at No. 1 and No. 15 on Billboard's R&B and Hot 100's charts respectively.

04 HERE AND NOW

From the Album: The Best of Luther Vandross... The Best of Love

Vandross' secured his first Grammy win in the category; Best Male R&B Vocal Performance. This timeless romantic ballad was a crossover hit peaking at No. 1 on the R&B chart and No. 6 on the Pop chart.

03 NEVER TOO MUCH

From the Album: Never Too Much

Released as Vandross' debut song as a solo artist. The groovy track secured Vandross' his first Grammy nomination in the category; Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and peaked at No. 1 on the R&B chart.

02 DANCE WITH MY FATHER

From the Album: Dance With My Father

Composed by Vandross' based on his own personal experiences, this Gold-selling song was released as the lead-off single from the album of the same name and earned Vandross' two Grammy wins in the categories; Song of the Year and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

01 POWER OF LOVE/LOVE POWER

From the Album: Power of Love

Vandross' scored two Grammy wins in the categories; Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song for this uptempo track which served as the lead single and peaked at No. 1 and No. 4 on Billboard's R&B and Hot 100's chart respectively.

HONORABLE MENTION:

"She Won't Talk to Me"
"Bad Boy/Having a Party"
"If This World Were Mine" duet w/ Cheryl Lynn
"Superstar/Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)"
"Don't You Know That?"
"Heaven Knows"
"I Really Didn't Mean It"
"Think About You"
"Wait for Love"


HONORABLE MENTION ALBUM CUTS:

"Forever, For Always, For Love"
"The Night I Fell In Love"
"Creepin"
"So Amazing"
"A House Is Not A Home"
"She's a Super Lady"

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