Peabo Bryson soared concert at RWG With two fellow singing queens Regina Belle and Deniece Williams


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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 Highlands.

 

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.


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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.

 

Bryson is 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.

 

Williams 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 lively audience.


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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.


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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.


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Peabo Bryson heads down from the stage for some group selfies.


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Roses were 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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