Luther Vandross discography

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Luther Vandross discography
Luther Vandross and Diana Ross 2000.jpg
Vandross performing with Diana Ross in New York in 2000
Studio albums 13
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 17
Singles 59

This is the discography documenting albums and singles released by American singer Luther Vandross. Vandross has sold approximately 30 million records worldwide.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details US Chart Peaks [1] International Chart Peaks Certifications
Billboard
200
R&B
HipHop
Top
Internet
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
CAN
[4]
GER
[5]
NED
[6]
NZ
[7]
UK
[8]
Never Too Much 19 1 41
Forever, for Always, for Love
  • Released: September 1982
  • Label: Epic/Legacy
20 1 23
Busy Body
  • Released: November 1983
  • Label: Epic Records
32 1 42
  • US: Platinum [9]
The Night I Fell in Love
  • Released: March 1985
  • Label: Epic Records
19 1 25 19
  • US: 2x Platinum [9]
Give Me the Reason
  • Released: September 1986
  • Label: Epic/Legacy
14 1 92 3
  • US: 2x Platinum [9]
  • UK: 2x Platinum [10]
Any Love
  • Released: September 1988
  • Label: Epic Records
9 1 35 3
Power of Love
  • Released: April 1991
  • Label: Epic/Legacy
7 1 34 19 9
Never Let Me Go
  • Released: May 1993
  • Label: Epic Records
6 3 53 11
  • US: Platinum [9]
Songs
  • Released: September 1994
  • Label: Epic Records
5 2 19 27 23 24 20 5 1
Your Secret Love
  • Released: October 1996
  • Label: Epic Records
9 2 18 61 14
I Know 26 9 42
Luther Vandross 6 2 14
  • US: Platinum [9]
Dance with My Father
  • Released: June 2003
  • Label: J Records
1 1 1 41
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details US Chart Peaks [1] International Chart Peaks Certifications
Billboard
200
R&B
HipHop
Top
Indie
Top
Internet
CAN
[4]
GER
[5]
NED
[6]
UK
[8]
The Best of Luther Vandross...
The Best of Love
  • Released: October 1989
  • Label: Epic Records
26 2 75 14
  • US: 3x Platinum [9]
Greatest Hits 1981-1995
  • Released: October 1995
  • Label: Epic Records
82 90 12
One Night with You:
The Best of Love, Volume 2
  • Released: September 1997
  • Label: Epic Records
44 17 56
Love Is on the Way
Always & Forever: The Classics
  • Released: September 1998
  • Label: Epic Records/LV
85
Greatest Hits
  • Released: November 1999
  • Label: Epic Records
  • US: Platinum [9]
Super Hits
  • Released: August 2000
  • Label: Epic Records
Smooth Love
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
  • Released: August 2001
  • Label: J/Epic/Legacy
Stop to Love
  • Released: April 2002
  • Label: Sony Music Special Products
The Very Best of Love
  • Released: July 2002
  • Label: Madacy
31
The Essential Luther Vandross
  • Released: June 2003
  • Label: Epic/Legacy
154 49 18
Artist Collection: Luther Vandross
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
  • Released: August 2006
  • Label: J/Epic/Legacy
9 3 9 10
Love, Luther
  • Released: November 2007
  • Label: Epic Records
191 23
Lovesongs
  • Released: February 2009
  • Label: Sony Music Entertainment
4
Playlist:
The Very Best of Luther Vandross
  • Released: April 2009
  • Label: Epic/Legacy
72
Essential Mixes
  • Released: 2010
  • Label: Sony Music UK
S.O.U.L.
  • Released: 2011
  • Label: BMG/Sony Music
57
Hidden Gems
  • Released: April 2012
  • Label: Epic/Legacy
183 25
The Greatest Hits 21
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Holiday albums[edit]

Title Album details US Chart Peaks [1] Certifications
Billboard
200
Holiday
Albums
Pop
Catalog
R&B
HipHop
This Is Christmas
  • Released: October 1995
  • Label: Epic Records
28 4 4
  • US: Platinum [9]
Home For Christmas
  • Released: January 2002
  • Label: Epic Records
The Classic Christmas Album
  • Released: October 2012
  • Label: Epic Records
138 39 35 18
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details US Chart Peaks [1]
Billboard
200
R&B
HipHop
Live Radio City Music Hall 2003
  • Released: October 2003
  • Label: J Records
22 6
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

As leading artist[edit]

Year Title US Chart Peaks [13] International Chart Peaks Certifications Album
Hot 100 Adult Con. Club Play Dance Sales R&B HipHop CAN
[14]
GER
[15]
IRE
[16]
NZ
[17]
UK
[18]
1981 "Never Too Much" 33 4 35 1 18 47 13 Never Too Much
"Don't You Know That?" 10
1982 "Sugar and Spice (I Found Me a Girl)" 72
"If This World Were Mine"
(with Cheryl Lynn)
4 Luther Vandross...
The Best of Love
"Bad Boy"/"Having a Party" (Medley) 55 3 Forever, for Always, for Love
1983 "Since I Lost My Baby" 17
"Promise Me" 72
"How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye"
(with Dionne Warwick)
27 4 7 99 Busy Body
"I'll Let You Slide" 9 100
1984 "Superstar"/"Until You Come Back to Me
(That's What I'm Gonna Do)
" (Medley)
87
"Make Me a Believer"
"I Wanted Your Love" 88
1985 "Til My Baby Comes Home" 29 10 4 26 The Night I Fell in Love
"It's Over Now" 36 46 4
"Wait for Love" 11
1986 "If Only for One Night" 59
"Give Me the Reason" 57 3 60 Give Me the Reason
"Stop to Love" 15 7 27 15 1 91 24
1987 "There's Nothing Better Than Love"
(with Gregory Hines)
50 20 1 72
"I Really Didn't Mean It" 6 24 16
"So Amazing" 94 33
"See Me" 60
1988 "I Gave It Up (When I Fell in Love)" 28
"Any Love" 44 12 1 26 26 31 Any Love
"She Won't Talk to Me" 30 17 18 3 17 34
1989 "For You to Love" 3
"Come Back" 53
"Here and Now" 6 3 1 54 43 Luther Vandross...
The Best of Love
1990 "Treat You Right" 5 92
1991 "Power of Love/Love Power" 4 3 11 1 8 45 46 Power of Love
"Don't Want to Be a Fool" 9 5 4 42
"The Rush" 73 44 6 53
1992 "Sometimes It's Only Love" 9 9
"The Best Things in Life Are Free"
(with Janet Jackson, BBD and Ralph Tresvant)
10 3 39 1 8 8 6 6 2 Mo' Money
(Mo' Money Soundtrack)
1993 "Little Miracles (Happen Every Day)" 62 30 10 28 Never Let Me Go
"Heaven Knows" 94 15 39 24 89 69 34
"Never Let Me Go" 31
"Love Is on the Way" 38
1994 "Endless Love"
(with Mariah Carey)
2 11 25 7 6 14 4 1 3 Songs
"Always and Forever" 58 25 16 74 20
1995 "Love the One You're With" 95 33 28 49 53 23 31
"Going in Circles"
"Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" 82 50 22
"Every Year, Every Christmas" 43 This Is Christmas
1996 "Your Secret Love" 52 5 14 Your Secret Love
"I Can Make It Better" 80 15 44
1997 "I Won't Let You Do That to Me" One Night with You: The Best of Love, Volume 2
1998 "When You Call on Me/
Baby That's When I Come Runnin'"
"Nights in Harlem"
(with Precise)
29 I Know
"I Know"
(with Stevie Wonder)
61
1999 "I'm Only Human"
(with Cassandra Wilson & Bob James)
57
"Are You Using Me?" 46
2001 "Take You Out" 26 7 59 Luther Vandross
"Can Heaven Wait" 3 63
2002 "I'd Rather" 83 17 40
2003 "Dance with My Father" 38 4 28 4 21 Dance with My Father
"Think About You" 29
2004 "Buy Me a Rose" 13
"The Closer I Get to You"
(with Beyoncé)
62
2006 "Shine" 10 31 50 The Ultimate
Luther Vandross
"Got You Home" 53
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

As guest artist[edit]

Year Title US Chart Peaks [23][24] International Chart Peaks Certifications Album
Hot 100 Adult Con. R&B HipHop Rap Songs Rhythmic Top 40 AUS
[25]
CAN
[26]
GER
[15]
SWI
[27]
UK
[28]
1991 "Voices That Care" 11 6 61 Single Release Only
2003 "Excuse Me Miss" 8 1 2 14 38 67 76 17 The Blueprint 2:
The Gift & The Curse
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Other appearances[edit]

Soundtracks[edit]

Others[edit]

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1991 "Voices That Care" (Various) David S. Jackson

Other projects[edit]

  • Recordings of Luther, a group led by Luther Vandross.
  • Vandross also guested as lead vocalist for the U.S./Italian ensemble Change.

Luther[edit]

Studio albums
Title Album details
Luther
This Close to You
  • Released: March 1977
  • Label: Atlantic Records/Cotillion Records
Singles
Year Title US Chart Peaks [13] Album
Club
Play
R&B
HipHop
1976 "It's Good for the Soul (Pt. 1)" 11 28 Luther
"Funky Music (Is a Part of Me)" 34
"The 2nd Time Around" 34
1977 "This Close to You" 93 This Close to You

Change[edit]

Studio albums
Title Album details US Chart Peaks [30] Certifications
Billboard
200
R&B
HipHop
The Glow of Love 29 10
Singles
Year Title US Chart Peaks [30] International Chart Peaks Album
Club Play R&B HipHop IRE
[16]
UK
[32]
1980 "Searching" 1 23 22 11 The Glow of Love
"The Glow of Love" 49 14
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Australian Albums". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2016-05-28. 
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  16. ^ a b "Irish Singles". irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 2016-05-22. 
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  21. ^ "RIAA Certification". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2016-05-22. 
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  23. ^ ""Voices That Care" US Billboard Charts". Retrieved 2016-05-28. 
  24. ^ ""Excuse Me Miss" US Billboard Charts". Retrieved 2016-05-28. 
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  26. ^ "Canadian Singles". Retrieved 2016-05-22. 
  27. ^ "Swiss Singles". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2016-05-28. 
  28. ^ "UK Singles". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-05-28. 
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  31. ^ ""The Glow of Love" RIAA Certification". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2016-05-30. 
  32. ^ ""Change" UK Singles". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-05-30.