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Lionel Richie

Artist Bio

International superstar Lionel Richie has a discography of albums and singles that are second to none. His music is part of the fabric of pop music. With more than 125 million albums sold worldwide, an Oscar®, a Golden Globe®, six Grammy Awards®*, the distinction of MusicCares Person of the Year in 2016, and Kennedy Center Honoree in 2017.  In March 2018, Richie put his handprints and footprints in cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood, one of the oldest awards in Hollywood. He recently received the Ivor Novello PRS for Music Special International Award. The Tuskegee, Alabama native is a true music icon.

Lionel Richie is known for his mega-hits such as “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long,” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck on You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling,” and co-wrote one of the most important pop songs in history, “We Are the World,” for USA for Africa. His song catalog also includes his early work with The Commodores, where he developed a groundbreaking style that defied genre categories, penning smashes such as “Three Times a Lady,” “Still,” and “Easy.” Richie has had 11 consecutive years where he wrote #1 songs*.

Richie sold out arenas worldwide with a set list of his brightest and best anthems on his All The Hits, All Night Long Tour. In recent years, he also headlined festivals including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, and Glastonbury, drawing the festival’s biggest crowd ever with more than 200,000 attendees.

Richie took fans on a spectacular musical journey with his latest album, Live from Las Vegas along with his most recent tour, the “Hello” tour, which kicked off in Summer 2019. The album, which was released on August 16, 2019 was #1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart. The album also marks the legendary artist’s first release on Capitol Records.

Richie was a judge on ABC’s American Idol for the past 3 seasons and has returned to the ‘Judge’s’ chair for this 2021 season.  He launched his Las Vegas headlining residency show, Lionel Richie—All the Hits in April 2016. In an unforgettable evening featuring his brightest and best anthems which have defined the music icon’s unparalleled career, Richie took his fans on a spectacular musical journey, performing a variety of his seminal hits. Richie’s Back to Las Vegas residency will start back up with newly announced concerts for Fall 2021.

* Grammy Awards include: Album of the Year (1984) – Can’t Slow Down, Best Male Pop Performance (1982) – Truly, Producer of the Year (1984), Song of the Year (1986) – We Are The World, Record of the Year (1986) – We Are The World, Best Group Pop Performance (1986) – We Are The World

* #1 songs include: 1976 Just to Be Close to You (R&B #1), 1977 Easy (R&B #1), 1978 Three Times a Lady, 1979 Still, 1980 Lady, 1981 Endless Love, 1982 Truly, 1983 All Night Long (All Night), 1984 Hello, 1985 Say You, Say Me + We Are The World, 1986 Dancing on the Ceiling (Radio & Records #1)


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Tour Dates

Jun 02 2022
Cardiff Castle
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Jun 04 2022
St Anne's Park
Raheny, Ireland
Jun 05 2022
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Jun 08 2022
Hampton Court Palace
Surrey, United Kingdom
Jun 09 2022
Hampton Court Palace
Surrey, United Kingdom
Jun 12 2022
Victoria Embankment
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Jun 14 2022
Eden Sessions
St Austell, United Kingdom
Jun 15 2022
Thornbury Golf Centre
Bristol, United Kingdom
Jun 16 2022
Blenheim Palace
Carterton, United Kingdom
Jun 19 2022
Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace 2020
Carterton, United Kingdom
Jun 22 2022
Wiesbaden, Germany
Jun 24 2022
Peissnitz Insel
Leipzig, Germany
Jun 25 2022
Zitadelle Spandau
Berlin, Germany
Jun 27 2022
Stadtpark Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany
Jun 28 2022
Stadtpark Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany
Jun 29 2022
The Proms Arena
Kirkham, United Kingdom
Jun 30 2022
Bonn, Germany
Jul 02 2022
Scarborough Open Air Theatre
Scarborough, United Kingdom
Jul 03 2022
Lytham Festival
Kirkham, United Kingdom
Jul 12 2022
Auditorium Stravinski
Montreux, Switzerland
Jul 13 2022
Tollwood Park
Munich, Germany
Jul 22 2022
Plaza de Toros (amphitheatre)
Palma, Spain
Aug 02 2022
KSK Music Open
Ludwigsburg, Germany
Aug 07 2022
Edinburgh Summer Sessions
Edinburgh, United Kingdom




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