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Lionel Richie - Lionel Richie performs at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland - 11.03.15. - Dublin, Ireland - Wednesday 11th March 2015

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Photographs of American singer songwriter Lionel Richie as he performed live in concert at the SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom - Friday 6th March 2015

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Picture - Lionel Richie - A variety... London England United Kingdom, Wednesday 25th February 2015

Lionel Richie - A variety of stars from the music industry were photographed as they arrived at the Brit Awards 2015 which were held at the O2 arena in London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 25th February 2015

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Calvin Harris, Lisa Stansfield, Sara Dallin, Lionel Richie, Ozwald Boateng, Boy George, David Thomas and Emilia Fox - Photocall for Vanity Project for the Princes Trust at Cafe Royal at Hotel Cafe Royal - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 26th February 2015

Calvin Harris, Lisa Stansfield, Sara Dallin, Lionel Richie, Ozwald Boateng, Boy George, David Thomas and Emilia Fox
Calvin Harris, Lisa Stansfield, Sara Dallin, Lionel Richie, Ozwald Boateng, Boy George, David Thomas and Emilia Fox
Calvin Harris, Lisa Stansfield, Sara Dallin, Lionel Richie, Ozwald Boateng, Boy George, David Thomas and Emilia Fox
Calvin Harris, Lisa Stansfield, Sara Dallin, Lionel Richie, Ozwald Boateng, Boy George, David Thomas and Emilia Fox
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Picture - Mark Ronsan and Lionel Ritchie... London United Kingdom, Wednesday 25th February 2015

Mark Ronsan and Lionel Ritchie - Shots of the performances from the Brit Awards 2015 which were held at the O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 25th February 2015

Lionel Richie To Play 'Legends' Slot at Glastonbury Festival 2015


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Lionel Richie has been confirmed to play the 'legends' slot on Sunday at next year's Glastonbury Festival. The soul man will no doubt be performing a selection of his biggest hits, including 'All Night Long', 'Dancing on the Ceiling' and 'Hello', in the tea-time slot that was occupied by Dolly Parton this summer.

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"We are over the moon," said festival co-organiser Emily Eavis, daughter of founder Michael Eavis. "We felt very lucky to get the call from a true Motown legend asking to play next year," she added.

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Lionel Richie To Headline Glastonbury Music Festival 2015


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At 65-years-old Lionel Richie will make his Glastonbury Festival debut as he has been confirmed as the headline act in the coveted Sunday evening slot in June 2015, which is always reserved for music's biggest stars.

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Richie will play in the Sunday evening slot at the music festival

Richie burst onto the music scene as a member of the Commodores, but in 1982 he ventured out as a solo artist and eventually carved out one of the most successful careers ever, selling more than 200 million albums worldwide and winning four Grammy Awards.

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Barbra Streisand Makes Chart History With New Album


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It's not easy to be a pioneer in music nowadays, but Barbra Streisand seems to have managed it with the release of her thirty-sixth album 'Partners'. The record has debuted at the top spot on the US Billboard Chart, making Streisand the first singer to have a number one album in six consecutive decades. 

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Streisand (72) is continuing to break records in the music world

Her first album to reach the top spot was 'People' back in 1964, and she has gone on to have a further nine reach number one in the US, including her latest one. With her ten number one albums, she is now tied for fourth place with the most number one albums alongside Elvis Presley. Ahead of her are The Beatles (19), Michael Jackson (13) and Bruce Springsteen (11), but Streisand is still the most successful female artist. She has also scored six number ones in the UK album chart and thirteen in other countries. She has also achieved five number one singles, her last being 'Woman in Love' which was released in 1980.

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Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were with Lionel Richie


Ahead of the September 2014 release of Barbra Streisand's duet album 'Partners', Lionel Richie talks about the excitement of singing for the 7th track, 'The Way We Were'.  

Lionel Richie Inspires From The BET Stage, Despite Unfortunate Typo


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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, each of whom performed a song by the soul legend.

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Despite the typo, the ceremony and musical tributes marched on.

Even though his name was repeated multiple times during the show and we’re guessing BET staff know how to use spell check, someone still misspelled Richie’s name as Ritchie on screen. Before the mistake was noticed or acknowledged, Twitter took the typo and ran with it. The misspelled name quickly started trending on the website and many people seemed unaware of the mistake.

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


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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 televised coverage of the Black Entertainment Television Awards on Sunday night (29th June), which was watched by millions around the world, the broadcasting team managed to spell Richie's surname as "Ritchie."

Sure, plenty of worse things could have happened, but it's still a pretty embarrassing move considering Richie was practically the guest of honor at the bash. To make matters worse, the mistake flashed on the screen in large lettering as the 65 year-old soul star headed to collect his prize.

Soon the hashtag "#lionelritchie" began trending on Twitter as viewers picked up on the blunder and quickly spread the news leading to embarrassment for the show's production team.

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


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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 Lure nightclub. Meek Mill was hosting a rousing pre-BET bash, when a fight broke out. The 20-something man was rushed to Cedars-Sinai hospital, but TMZ has obtained footage of him laying on the curb waiting for help while a friend yells at the police officers to hurry the ambulance.

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Meek Mill himself was not directly involved in the brawl.

The man incurred two stab wounds in the stomach, but his condition is stable, the website also reports. The reason for the fight has not been uncovered so far. The man’s identity and that of his attacker are being withheld. The party was also attended by The Game, Lil Boosie, Mase and actress Kyla Pratt.

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Lionel Richie Crowns The BET Awards 2014 Performers List


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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. He joins this year’s lineup, which also includes stars like Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, Nicki Minaj, John Legend and Drake.

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Richie is being honored for over four decades of transformational music.

Currently in the fifth decade of his career, Richie’s list of achievements is quite impressive. He has sold over 100 million albums worldwide and won five Grammy awards. His music has changed the face of soul and R&B, but Richie frequently crosses genre lines to experiment with pop, soft rock and even country.

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Kanye, Elton, Jack and Lionel: Say Hello To Bonnaroo Festival's Line-Up 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 the Manchester, Tenn. stages across the four-day celebration. The festival, which will be held from the 12th to the 15th June this year, will serve up an enviable mix of genres.

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Elton John Will Lead This Year's Incredible Bonnaroo Festival Line-Up.

Bonnaroo Festival is famous for having provided a stage to one of Kanye West's famous rants last time he played in 2008. The rapper and his fans reacted with outrage when Kanye's originally late night set was shifted to a performance during broad daylight, provoking a classic caps-lock tirade from the short-fused star.

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