Did you know that Luther Vandross was a backup singer for many major artists before he rose to fame?
Before Vandross accomplished his breakthrough as a solo artist, he performed background vocals and wrote several songs for other artists. Among those acts were Diana Ross, Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, Donna Summer, Bette Midler, Chic and Barbra Streisand.
Some of Vandross most famous early works were with David Bowie and he even toured with the legendary entertainer. Watch a short documentary piece special about their time together below: