The singer, producer, and songwriter would have turned 61 yesterday.

Vandross had a legendary career that included selling over 35 million records and winning eight Grammy Awards. He worked with tons of incredible artists including Chaka Khan, Diana Ross, David Bowie, and Barbra Streisand. He passed away July 1, 2005. #RIP

Celebrate the singer by checking out some of his music below. There’s also a tribute to him on his official website.



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