Name: Lionel Richie
Birth Name: 
Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr.
Birth Date: 
June 20, 1949
Birth Place: 
Tuskegee, Alabama
Occupation: 
Singer-songwriter, Instrumentalist, record producer, actor
Relationship Status: 
Single
Celebrity Ranking # 549
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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).

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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.

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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).

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