Songs (Luther Vandross album)
|Studio album by Luther Vandross|
|Released||September 27, 1994 (US)|
|Genre||R&B, soul, pop, adult contemporary|
|Producer||Walter Afanasieff, Luther Vandross|
|Luther Vandross chronology|
|Los Angeles Times|||
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Songs the ninth studio album (tenth overall) by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released on September 27, 1994 (see 1994 in music) on Epic Records. 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.
Songs earned Vandross four nominations at the 1995 Grammy Awards—Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Love the One You're With", Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for "Endless Love", Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "Always and Forever", and Best R&B Album.
|Austrian Albums Chart||27|
|Dutch Albums Chart||20|
|German Albums Chart||24|
|New Zealand RIANZ Albums Chart||5|
|Swedish Albums Chart||48|
|Swiss Albums Chart||20|
|UK Albums Chart||1|
|U.S. Billboard 200||5|
|U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums||2|
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|UK Albums Chart number-one album
October 1, 1994
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