Lionel Richie

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6/22/20-Hello Lionel Richie!

Source: music-news.com Lionel Richie tapped his three kids for their honest feedback on his new perfume. The 70-year-old music legend launched the line of his and hers scents, called Hello by Lionel Richie, back in February, and enlisted the help of his children, Nicole, Miles, and Sofia Richie. However, he refused to tell them it was his perfume they smelt when he tried to get their seal of approval. “They […]

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4/19/19-Lionel Richie to wed?

Lionel Richie is refusing to rule out a future proposal to his longtime girlfriend Lisa Parigi, because he's always been a "hopeless romantic". The hit maker, 69, was first linked to the model and entrepreneur in 2014, and the couple has been a staple at red carpet events, with Lisa joining her man and his family at the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in 2017, when the music icon was among […]

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11/17/18-Lionel Richie Country CD

Soul and R&B veteran Lionel Richie has teased his return to the country music charts by declaring he's working on "something surprising". The icon previously tackled the genre with his 2012 album "Tuskegee," revamping some of his biggest hits as country collaborations with the likes of Willie Nelson, Darius Rucker, and Blake Shelton. Now Lionel reveals he will soon be offering up new material for fans, who have been eager […]

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6/3/18-Lionel Richie in UK

Lionel Richie began his UK summer tour in Northampton last night. He was on "The One Show" last night talking about touring and his love of British music. "The tour hasn’t stopped. Once someone asked me how long is this tour gonna last, and I said, well I’ve been on tour since ’71. The British have so much influence on the musical scene / The Beatles came over, and of […]

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3/14/18-Lionel Richie vs. MJs pets

Lionel Richie had to deal with a lot of zany animal encounters while writing charity anthem "We Are the World" at Michael Jackson's house. The musicians penned the track at Michael's home in Encino, California and Lionel reveals Jackson's menagerie of pets made the experience a little crazy at times. "Michael loved to collect animals...," Lionel told U.S. show The Talk on Tuesday, "so right in the middle of writing […]

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10/11/17-Curtis Mayfield Film

Lionel Richie is helping to develop a new biopic about soul legend Curtis Mayfield. The hit maker has been granted the rights to his late pal's life story from officials at the Curtis Mayfield Estate, and will collaborate on the feature film with Curtis' widow, Altheida, and other loved ones. "It's an honor for me to bring the life of one of my idols and friend to the screen," Lionel […]

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9/30/17-Lionel Richie: American Idol

Lionel Richie, who was first linked to the job in early September, announced the news in a video post on Twitter on Friday, revealing he was looking forward to finding America’s next big talent. “I’m so excited and proud to announce that I will be one of the three judges on ABC’s American Idol,” he said. “I will be joined with (sic) the beautiful Miss Katy Perry and my hero, […]

todaySeptember 30, 2017 3

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8/4/17-Gloria Estefan Honored

Latin music icon Gloria Estefan is in disbelief to be receiving one of America's "greatest" cultural accolades at the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors. The Miami Sound Machine hit maker is the first Cuban-American to be recognized for her lifelong contributions to the U.S. entertainment industry, and the historic award is more than she could ever have hoped for. Celebrating the news in a post on Twitter, she wrote, "I am […]

todayAugust 4, 2017 5

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6/9/17-Lionel Richie's knee

Lionel Richie had convinced himself he could carry on performing with an injured knee until his team forced him to stop. The singer underwent laparoscopic (keyhole) knee surgery, to treat a torn meniscus, a cartilage, in January and he subsequently postponed his tour with Mariah Carey, which was scheduled to start in March. The 67-year-old has now revealed that throughout his lengthy career he has been programmed to push his […]

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