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Lionel Richie

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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®, four 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 4 seasons and is set to return to the ‘Judge’s’ chair for this 2021-2022 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,

* #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

Jan 14 2023
Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Jan 15 2023
Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Jan 18 2023
Encore At Wynn Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
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Jun 03 2023
Ormeau Park
Belfast, Ireland
Jun 04 2023
Saint Annes Park
Raheny, Ireland
Jun 07 2023
Eden Project
Saint Austell, United Kingdom
Jun 09 2023
Childerley Orchard
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Jun 10 2023
The Cambridge Club
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Jun 11 2023
Somerset County Cricket Club
Taunton, United Kingdom
Jun 14 2023
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, United Kingdom
Jun 15 2023
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, United Kingdom
Jun 21 2023
BRITA-Arena
Wiesbaden, Germany
Jun 22 2023
BRITA-Arena
Wiesbaden, Germany
Jun 22 2023
SparkassenPark Mönchengladbach
Mönchengladbach, Germany
Jun 27 2023
Broadlands
Romsey, United Kingdom
Jun 30 2023
Chepstow Racecourse
Chepstow, United Kingdom
Jul 01 2023
Lytham Green
Kirkham, United Kingdom
Jul 06 2023
Auditorio Starlite
Playa Duque Marbella, Spain
Jul 08 2023
Hipódromo Manuel Possolo
Cascais, Portugal

News

07/28/2022

Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie Return to ‘American Idol’ for Season Six on ABC

It was announced today that star-maker competition series “American Idol” is welcoming back Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie as celebrity judges and Ryan Seacrest as host for its…

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05/04/2022

Lionel Richie Elected to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2022 Inductees   37th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to take place November 5th at Microsoft Theater in Los…

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02/02/2022

Lionel Richie Nominated for The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR 2022 INDUCTION   Starting today, fans can cast their votes at rockhall.com   NEW YORK (February 2, 2022) — The…

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