Peabo Bryson soared concert at RWG With two fellow singing queens Regina Belle and Deniece Williams
Cruising into the smooth wintry evening, there comes the king of
soft-rock ballads Peabo Bryson who returned to Resorts World Genting and this
time accompanied by two Grammy award-winning ladies, Regina Belle and Deniece
Williams where it will be their 1st appearance up here in Genting
The concert at the
Arena of Stars ignited with flames of love and contemporary music from the trio
lasted about 2.5 hours on the night of 17 December 2016, with fans certainly
getting more than their money’s worth.
Titled “Peabo Bryson, Regina Belle, Deniece
Williams Greatest Hits in Genting,” the night attracted a substantial number of
contemporary music lovers as the crowd cheered and sang along the way.
The concert started off with Bryson’s opening
credits with songs like Reaching For The
Sky, If Ever You’re In My Arms Again and Tonight I Celebrate My Love.
The audience were mesmerised as the legendary
vocalist, with twenty albums to his credit, continued with favourites such as Can You Stop The Rain, I’ll Be Over You, a
solo guitar version of Sade’s King of
Sorrow, Show and Tell, Beauty And The Beast and You Can Have Me Anytime.
Bryson did not disappoint his fans as he came
down halfway through his performance to embrace some of his audience, drawing
enthusiastic cheers and whistling particularly from those in the VIP section.
Bryson embracing the audience with a few group photo session.
Audience were flocking and swarming around
the singer to get some pictures together with him. It was jovial and
exhilarating whenever he comes down from stage as the sentiment from the
audience were much more spirited and merry.
The American singer-songwriter also took the
opportunity to dedicate a couple of Christmas songs including This Christmas much to the delight of his
fans. He has established a career as one of the premier male vocalists in
contemporary music of the last quarter century and was certainly in the mood to
give his fans more than they expected.
known for singing soft-rock ballads which he often does in duets with female
singers. His collaboration with Celine Dion on the song Beauty and the Beast in 1992 earned him a Grammy award. A year
later, he also received a Grammy award for his performance on Aladdin’s theme
song, “A Whole New World” which he
did with Regina Belle.
Possessing a beautifully rich voice, the
South Carolina-born Grammy award winner survived and prospered despite the
passage of time and changes in popular musical trends.
At the Arena of Stars, the peculiar soprano
voice of Deniece Williams was also being heard as she made a short appearance
with tunes such as Truly Amazing, Cause
You Love Me, Gonna Take A Miracle, A Merry Little Christmas and not
forgetting hot favourite Let’s Hear It
For The Boys.
spent a decade at the top of the soul charts, winning acclaim for both her
four-octave range and delivery style with a fixture of urban and pop radio
formats in the 1980s. The American singer-songwriter and record producer is
also a Grammy Award winner, bagging the award for the song, I Surrender in 1984, and another one for
I Believe in You in 1987.
Regina Belle came onto the stage later on
with her own hits singles such as You
Know How To Love Me, Make It Like It Was, If I Could, Baby Come To Me and The Christmas Song dedicated to the
Regina Belle and Peabo Bryson dueting with their "Whole New World" song.
Regina Belle's Grammy Award winning duet with
Bryson, A Whole New World for
Disney's 1992 animated feature, Aladdin, marked one of the highest points in
her career. A singer, who is best known for her sensuous, deep voice, began her
career in the mid-1980s, releasing her debut album All By Myself in 1987. The album included her first hits, So Many Tears and Show Me The Way.
Deniece Williams and Peabo Bryson wowing the crowd with their duet hits single.
Bryson also did have a duet with Deniece
Williams along the way with the song Too
Much, Too Little, Too Late and all time Disney favourite soundtrack A Whole New World with Regina Belle.
The fans at
the Arena of Stars were on cloud nine when Bryson together with Belle and
Williams distributed roses to some of the audience as a token of appreciation
of their unwavering support.
Peabo Bryson heads down from the stage for some group selfies.
being tossed to the crowd by the singers.
The concert came to an end with Bryson
calling the crowd to dance along with Bryson’s version of Aint’ Nobody, A Song For You (dedicated to the late Leon Russell) and
a trio performance with Regina Belle and Deniece Williams with the song This Christmas.
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