Lionel Richie

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Lionel Richie Inspires From The BET Stage, Despite Unfortunate Typo

1st July 2014 -

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Lionel Richie’s Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony during the BET Awards on Sunday was moving, inspiring and… wrong. Well, part of it was, anyway. Richie received musical tributes by Pharrell Williams, John Legend and Yolanda Adams,...

Fail! Lionel Richie's Name Spelled Wrong At The BET Awards

30th June 2014 -

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Whoever was in charge of the captioning at last night's BET Awards should hang their head in shame after they misspelled the name of the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement award, Lionel Richie. During the...

Despite Stabbing At Meek Mill's BET Pre-Party, Award Show Proceeds As Normal

30th June 2014 -

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BET Awards weekend started with a tragedy this year, when a guest at Meek Mill’s pre-awards party ended up in hospital with stab wounds. The incident took place on Saturday night, June 28, at...

Lionel Richie Crowns The BET Awards 2014 Performers List

29th June 2014 -

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It’s almost time for the BET awards and tonight’s show promises some memorable moments. Lionel Richie has been tapped to perform during the annual award show, as well as being this year’s Lifetime Achievement honoree....

Kanye, Elton, Jack and Lionel: Say Hello To Bonnaroo Festival's Line-Up 2014

20th February 2014 -

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The line-up for this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has been announced and looks to be more impressive than ever with Elton John, Kanye West, Lionel Richie, Jack White and Vampire Weekend all gracing...

What Is Cee Lo Green Doing This Year Instead Of "The Voice"?

20th February 2014 -

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The Voice might just be taking cues from American Idol and is changing its lineup. Yesterday judge Cee Lo Green, of Gnarls Barkley fame, announced that he would be departing the NBC competition. For anyone,...

Austin City Limits Music Festival Cut Short Due To Heavy Rain And Flash Floods

14th October 2013 -

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Torrential rain showers and thunderstorms as well as some flash flooding has caused the Austin City Limits Music Festival to cancel the final day (Oct 14th). All 75,000 tickets were purchased by fans to attend...

Austin City Limits 2013 Set To Return With A Stunningly Diverse New Line-Up

30th August 2013 -

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Austin City Limits Music Festival is set to hit Texas for its twelfth year, bringing with it two weekends of fabulous live music and family fun.The festival organisers first decided to spread the fun out...

Latest Michael Jackson Child Abuse Allegations "Bogues," Says Lionel Richie

9th May 2013 -

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Hello, is it me you’re looking for? Nope, Lionel Richie thinks that the courts would be wrong to pursue the Jackson family following choreographer Wade Robson’s recent child molestation claims against the late King of...

Austin City Limits Announces Depeche Mode, The Cure, KOL, Lionel Richie

7th May 2013 -

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The two-weekend Austin City Limits festival in Texas has announced a varied line-up for this year's bash, with Depeche Mode, The Cure, Kings of Leon, Muse, Atoms for Peace, Lionel Richie, Phoenix and Wilco on...

Good Genes Or Good Ops: Which Male Celebrities Don't Show Their Age?

8th February 2013 -

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We've all had that moment; looking at photos of our favourite celebs and then jumping out of our seats screaming, 'He's HOW old?!' Well, we've been doing a lot of that here at ContactMusic. Some...

Lionel Richie and Pixie Lott seal unlikely partnership at London's O2 Arena

30th October 2012 -

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Lionel Richie was joined on-stage by British pop singer Pixie Lott at his show in London over the weekend. The soul legend - who has been wowing crowds across Europe - sang Angel with Pixie,...

Lionel Richie Wants Florida Law Revised After Trayvon Martin Shooting

29th March 2012 -

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Lionel Richie has urged politicians in Florida to revoke a "stand-your-ground" law following the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin last month (Feb12).The 17-year-old African-American student was wearing a hoodie when he was gunned down in...

Hugh Jackman's Tears For Lionel Richie

20th October 2011 -

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Hugh Jackman used to cry over the Lionel Richie song 'Penny Forever' - because he was dumped by a girl named Penny when he was 16. The 'Real Steel' star - who married Australian actress...

Richie Checked Into Rehab With Nicole

29th May 2009 -

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LIONEL RICHIE was so determined to help his daughter NICOLE overcome her drug addiction, he checked into rehab with her.The Commodores star was relieved when the socialite checked into an Arizona medical facility in 2003...

Richie Granddaughter Healed Family Rift

28th May 2009 -

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LIONEL RICHIE has credited granddaughter HARLOW with bringing his family together, because she healed a long-running rift with his ex-wife BRENDA.The singer's daughter Nicole Richie gave birth to the tot last year (08), and Richie...

Richie Serenades Birthday Girl Moss

17th January 2009 -

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British supermodel KATE MOSS received an extra special treat during her 35th birthday celebrations on Thursday (15Jan09) night - a special performance from legendary singer LIONEL RICHIE. The catwalk beauty was enjoying her private party...

Lionel Richie - I Call It Love

10th September 2008 -

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Jackson Disappoints At World Music Awards

16th November 2006 -

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MICHAEL JACKSON returned to the stage at a starstudded World Music Awards in London last night (15NOV06), but only managed to sing a few lines of his hit WE ARE THE WORLD. Jackson was at...

Dodgy Doctor Used Industrial-Grade Silicon

2nd December 2004 -

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LATEST: Federal investigators in America have discovered shamed celebrity plastic surgeon DANIEL SERRANO injected clients with industrial-grade silicone. Reporters for scandal show CELEBRITY JUSTICE have obtained details surrounding the Argentinean doctor's arrest and they reveal...

Matthau's Niece Lashes Out At Richie

19th November 2004 -

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LATEST: WALTER MATTHAU's niece MICHELLE is among those keen to make sure LIONEL RICHIE's ex-wife DIANE gets justice in court - she wants her squashed like a bug. Michelle Matthau was married to DANIEL...

Nicole Richie Wants A 'Homeless-Looking' Man

19th July 2004 -

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LIONEL RICHIE's daughter NICOLE has developed a bizarre passion for "homeless-looking pasty men. The aspiring 22-year-old singer likes her men to be a little more rough than average around the edges. She says,...

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I am still elated and rejoicing in the fact that the Glory of the Lord has risen upon you Bro. Lionel. I experienced the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ, his power, and a super surge of added love, joy, peace, and encouragement, as your voice touched by the annointing of Jesus Christ, ranged through out the world for his Glory and purpose, as you sang Jesus is love, at Michael J's passing. I am so thankful. I am praying Lionel, and will continue to pray for you and your family until you launch out in faith, taking Jesus messages to the whole world through your songs. I love Jesus even more for allowing me to have expeience this great power. I thank Jesus for you lionel. I love you for praising him from your heart, and allowing him to reach mine.

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I am still elated and rejoicing in the fact that the Glory of the Lord has risen upon Bro. Lionel. I experienced The presence of the Lord Jesus Christ, his power, and a super surge of added love, joy, peace, and encouragement, as Lionel sanged; Jesus is love at Michael J's passing. I am so thankful. I am praying Lionel, and will continue to pray for youi and your family until you launce out in faith, taking Jesus messages to the whole world through your songs. I love Jesus even more for allowing me to have expeience this great power. I thank Jesus for you lionel. I love you for praising him from your heart, and allowing him to reach mine.

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Good-Evening Mr:Richie, My Name Is Ms;Helen,Johnson Of Diva,Queen Management Co And Booking Agency; I Grew Up Listen To You On Sould Train Back In The Day' I Must Say; Its Great To See And Hear When You Started Out And Now; You Have Not Change Of Who You Are And Your Music; So Coming On Today Also To Say I Grew Up My Favorite Music Of Choice Were And Still Is A Very Great Part Of My Life Even On Today; Now I Am Blessed With Some Of Thee Most Talented Singing Artists Today In Thee Music Industry;Just To Name A Few; The Dynamic,Superiors / The Legendary Escorts / The Intruders,Review / Mr;Frank,Washington Former Lead Singer Of The Spinners/ Repersenting These Talented Artists Which Is Truely A Great Honor For Me: In Closing If Possible Could Forward My Business Contact Into A Music Promoter; Which Can Take Us Into The Next Level Of Our Journey; Please; helenbjohnson@verizon.net We Thank,You; Or Anyone That Can Offer Help In This Area;

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