Luther Vandross - Never Too Much (1981)
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“Never Too Much” is a song written, composed, produced, and performed by Luther Vandross. The R&B song was ...
“Never Too Much” is a song written, composed, produced, and performed by Luther Vandross. The R&B song was released in 1981, as the lead single from Vandross’ debut studio album Never Too Much (1981). The title track hit number one on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, reached number four on the US Billboard Dance Club Songs chart, and peaked at number 33 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
The album (Vandross’ first as a solo artist) was very popular, especially with Black Radio and R&B Charts. It received several accolades, including two Grammy Award nominations in 1982—”Best New Artist” and “Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male” A remixed version of the song reached number 13 on the UK singles chart in November 1989.
The single is also included on his later album The Ultimate Luther Vandross, which was released in 2001. The single was released alongside a music video in which he is shown singing in a recording studio.
Vandross received a nomination for “Never Too Much” at the 24th Grammy Awards (1982) in the category, ‘Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male’.