Lionel Richie
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1949-06-20
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Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie Biography (Wikipedia)

Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. Richie's style of ballads with the Commodores and in his solo career launched him as one of the most successful balladeers of the 1980s.

Beginning in 1968, Richie was a member of the funk and soul band the Commodores. The Commodores became established as a popular soul group; their first several albums had a danceable, funky sound, as in such tracks as "Machine Gun" and "Brick House." Over time, Richie wrote and sang more romantic, easy-listening ballads such as "Easy", "Three Times a Lady", "Still", and the breakup ballad "Sail On". Richie launched a solo career in 1982 and his 1982 debut solo album, Lionel Richie, contained three hit singles: the Grammy winning U.S. number-one song "Truly", and the top five hits "You Are" and "My Love". The album hit No. 3 on the music charts and sold over 4 million copies. His 1983 follow-up album, Can't Slow Down, sold over twice as many copies and won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, propelling him into the first rank of international superstars. He also co-wrote the 1985 charity single "We Are the World" with Michael Jackson, which sold over 20 million copies.

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All Night Long
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All Night Long
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Dancing on the Ceiling
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Dancing on the Ceiling
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My Destiny (Lite Mix Edit)
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My Destiny (Lite Mix Edit)
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Say You, Say Me
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Say You, Say Me
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My Destiny
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My Destiny
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Endless Love
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Endless Love
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All Night Long (The Reflex Revision)
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All Night Long (The Reflex Revision)
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Stuck on You
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Stuck on You
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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