The biggest stars of R+B and pop have recorded a tribute album for tragic soul star Luther Vandross.

Aretha Franklin, SIR Elton John, Celine Dion, Babyface, Alicia Keys, Usher, Beyonce Knowles, Wyclef Jean and Jamie Foxx are among the artists appearing on new LP SO AMAZING: AN ALL-STAR TRIBUTE TO LUTHER VANDROSS.

The CD, which will be released on 20 September (05), and will feature songs covered by or made famous by Vandross, who died last month (01JUL05) aged 54.

Dion sings DANCE WITH MY FATHER, the Grammy-winning track Vandross released shortly before he suffered a stroke in 2004; John performs ANYONE WHO HAS A HEART alongside Vandross' original vocals, while Franklin covers A HOUSE IS NOT A HOME.