Name: Lionel Richie
Birth Name: 
Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr.
Birth Date: 
June 20, 1949
Birth Place: 
Tuskegee, Alabama
Singer-songwriter, Instrumentalist, record producer, actor
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1507

One Direction, Demi Lovato and Ed Sheeran Read “Celebrity Mean Tweets” on Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Posted Tuesday February 16, 2016 9:45 AM GMT

Always monitoring the Twitterverse for nasty remarks about his famous friends, Jimmy Kimmel rolled out another installment of “Celebrity Mean Tweets” on his show last night (February 15).

Among Kimmel’s guests were the guys from One Direction, who read, “Don’t understand the word’s obsession with One Direction. What is attractive about little boys with gross hair and skinny jeans?”


Lionel Richie: "I'd Love to Do A Duet with Adele"

Posted Monday February 15, 2016 3:34 PM GMT

Lionel Richie has expressed his desire to duet with Adele at the Grammy Awards on Monday (February 15), after fans called for the pair to do a mash-up of their hits 'Hello'.


Adele Teaming With Lionel Richie? Yes!

Posted Wednesday December 2, 2015 11:19 AM GMT

They’ve both topped the charts with their own respective songs titled “Hello” and now Adele and Lionel Richie are up to something together.

The “Dancing on the Ceiling” crooner began the process by sending a message to the UK songstress via Instagram- “Hello, Adele, is it me you’re looking for?”


BET Flubs Spelling of Lionel Richie’s Name!

Posted Monday June 30, 2014 10:40 AM GMT

He was the distinguished guest of honor at the 2014 BET Awards last night (June 29), and Lionel Richie's Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech was almost flawless.

The “Dancing on the Ceiling” singer began to read his piece when the graphic on the screen misspelled his last name- Ritchie (it’s really Richie).


Nicole Richie Celebrates Dad Lionel’s Impressive Career

Posted Tuesday April 3, 2012 12:25 PM GMT

Hollywood loves big shindigs, and last night (April 2) Nicole Richie led a celebration to honor her father Lionel Richie's long and distinguished career in Las Vegas.

The “Fashion Star” starlet donned a gorgeous floor-length yellow dress with a floral pattern as she took the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.


Lionel Richie & Friends Concert: A Star-Studded Country Affair

Posted Tuesday April 3, 2012 12:17 AM GMT

Just one night after the Academy of Country Music awards, Sin City is still moving forward with more music festivities, as the Lionel Richie and Friends concert hit the stage on Monday night (April 2).