Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie

American singer-songwriter
One of the most popular R&B and adult contemporary singer/songwriters, both as a member of the Commodores and as a solo artist.
BornJune 20, 1949
HometownTuskegee, Alabama, United States of America
Net worth$200 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseDiane Alexander (m 1995 - 2004) , Brenda Harvey (m 1975 - 1993)
ChildrenNicole Richie , Sofia Richie , Miles Richie
ParentsAlberta R. Richie , Lionel Brockman Richie
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Katy Perry's American Idol return has fans feeling bittersweet

  • American Idol is back for a bigger-than-ever 21st season, set to premiere on February 19th on ABC, along with a slew of familiar faces. The same panel of judges — Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie — are returning for their sixth season alongside longtime host Ryan Seacrest, and the theme for a recently revealed promo appears to be "a night at the slots." VIDEO: Katy Perry delights fans by extending Las Vegas residency In the shot posted to Instagram, Katy and her three costars look their

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Machine Gun Kelly was afraid his outfit might impale Lionel Richie at the AMAs

Almost more than for his music, Machine Gun Kelly is known for his over the top fashion ensembles, but at the recent 2022 American Music Awards, the Grammy nominated artist was afraid his very crazy outfit might impale music icon Lionel Richie, who was seated next to him.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

David Foster: Off the Record
David Foster: Off the Record
1h 37min
2020

Albums

Louder Than Words
Louder Than Words
1996
Symphonica in Rosso 2008
Symphonica in Rosso 2008
2008
Composer: Great Love Songs with the Commodores and Diana Ross
Composer: Great Love Songs with the Commodores and Diana Ross
1985
Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
1982
Hello from Las Vegas
Hello from Las Vegas
2019
Icon
Icon
2012
Tuskegee
Tuskegee
2012
Stuck on You
Stuck on You
2012
Easy
Easy
2012
Endless Love
Endless Love
2012
Best Collection
Best Collection
2009
Icons
Icons
2009
Just Go
Just Go
2009
Lionel Richie and the Commodores
Lionel Richie and the Commodores
2009
Good Morning
Good Morning
2008
Live: His Greatest Hits and More [DVD]
Live: His Greatest Hits and More [DVD]
2007
Live in Paris
Live in Paris
2007
Live in Paris [DVD]
Live in Paris [DVD]
2007
All Around the World
All Around the World
2007
Reason To Believe
Reason To Believe
2007
Sounds of the Season
Sounds of the Season
2006
Why
Why
2006
I Call It Love
I Call It Love
2006
Coming Home
Coming Home
2006
Soul Legends
Soul Legends
2006
Gold
Gold
2006
Encore
Encore
2004