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Richie's Dad Inspired Hit Song About Mum

LIONEL RICHIE was inspired to write his classic song THREE TIMES A LADY by his parents' devotion to each other.The soul legend scored a smash hit with the 1978 track after a touching story moved...

Richie Granddaughter Healed Family Rift

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 Upset With Lip Syncers

Soul man LIONEL RICHIE has blasted stars like BRITNEY SPEARS for lip syncing live onstage - and making it acceptable for other performers to follow suit. The Hello singer insists he has never faked it -...

Student Is Triumphant At Star-studded American Idol Finale

Music legends QUEEN, LIONEL RICHIE, KISS and ROD STEWART took to the AMERICAN IDOL stage on Thursday (21May09) as college student KRIS ALLEN was crowned the series winner in a shock result. Chart-toppers like the Black...

Student Is Triumphant At Star-studded American Idol Finale

Music legends QUEEN, LIONEL RICHIE, KISS and ROD STEWART took to the AMERICAN IDOL stage on Thursday (21May09) as college student KRIS ALLEN was crowned the series winner in a shock result. Chart-toppers like the Black...

Commodores To Reform Before The End Of 2009

The original line-up of LIONEL RICHIE's soul supergroup THE COMMODORES is to reunite before the end of the year, according to the EASY singer himself. Richie admits he's forever being asked about reunion plans and rumours...

Richie Urges Jackson To Focus On Singing, Not Dancing

LIONEL RICHIE has advised MICHAEL JACKSON to concentrate on his vocals during his live comeback run - because fans are more interested in hearing his hits than seeing him moonwalk. Jackson is currently preparing to kick...

Richie 'Too Boring' For Biopic

LIONEL RICHIE was left devastated when movie bosses scrapped a planned film about his life - as his story was deemed too boring for the big screen. The Hello hitmaker admits he was delighted when Hollywood...

Second Number One Single For Lady Gaga

US star Lady GaGa has claimed her second UK number one single with Poker Face, despite the song entering the chart ten weeks ago.The New Yorker's hit climbed from fourth to knock last week's number...

By on 23 March 2009

Richie Thought Grandchild Would End Career

Pop star LIONEL RICHIE flew into a panic at the news his daughter NICOLE was pregnant - as he believed it would spell an end to his sex appeal. The All Night Long star, 59, believed...

Richie Tried To Distance Himself From Nicole

Singer LIONEL RICHIE attempted to distance himself from his daughter NICOLE during her wild younger years - but couldn't stop worrying about her party lifestyle. The Simple Life star has admitted dabbling in drugs when she...

Madonna And Jackson Guitarist Dies In Poverty

DAVID WILLIAMS, a top session guitarist who performed with MADONNA, MICHAEL JACKSON, LIONEL RICHIE and JESSICA SIMPSON, has died at the age of 58. Williams was admitted to the Sentara Hospital in Hampton, Virginia last week...

Burke Rejects Richie Support Slot

THE X FACTOR winner ALEXANDRA BURKE turned down the chance to support LIONEL RICHIE on his forthcoming tour - to concentrate on her debut album.The reality TV star was approached by the Dancing On The...

Richie: 'Don't Invite Me To Your Wedding'

LIONEL RICHIE hates attending friends' weddings - because the ceremony always becomes about him, no matter how much of a low-profile he keeps. The Hello singer urges people to uninvite him from their nuptials - because...

Richie Serenades Birthday Girl Moss

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...

Richie: 'Motherhood Has Changed Nicole'

Legendary singer LIONEL RICHIE is delighted his daughter NICOLE became a mother - because it curbed her wild lifestyle. The socialite gave birth to baby Harlow in January (08), her first child with boyfriend Joel...

Richie Too Loud For The Hamptons

LIONEL RICHIE has been banned from performing in New York's Hamptons after locals protested about the noise. Party promoter Scott Feldman planned to charge guests $1,250 (GBP625) each to watch Richie sing in the backyard...

Richie Hints At Commodores Reunion

Singer LIONEL RICHIE has hinted his group the COMMODORES are set to reunite for a comeback tour. The soul star, 58, is convinced his former bandmates are keen to reunite - after bass player Ronald...

Richie Wants To Release Idol's Hello Cover

LIONEL RICHIE was so knocked out by pop wannabe DAVID COOK's rock version of HELLO on Tuesday night's (04Mar08) AMERICAN IDOL, the soul man is planning to release the track as a single. Richie, who...

Miller + Richie Honoured By Ascap

Rocker STEVE MILLER and LIONEL RICHIE are to be honoured for their songwriting skills at the American Society Of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) 25th Annual Pop Music Awards in April (08). The hitmakers will...

'Dusty Springfield' Wins Bbc One's Tribute Series

Katy Setterfield, a Dusty Springfield impersonator, has won BBC One's The One and Only talent show.After being declared the winner last night, Setterfield admitted to being "absolutely speechless" and "gob-smacked".In winning she secured a three-month...

By on 17 February 2008

Richie Thrilled With Baby But Not With Granddad Tag

Soul star LIONEL RICHIE has broken his silence about his daughter NICOLE's newborn baby, admitting he's struggling with the idea he's a grandfather. The Hello singer released a statement on Tuesday (15Jan08), saying he's "extremely...

Nobel Concert Bags Kylie

Kylie Minogue is to perform at this year's Nobel peace prize concert, it has been announced.The Australian pop singer will sing in the tribute concert which this year jointly honours the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel...

By on 01 December 2007

Richie Wants A Musical Child

Pregnant NICOLE RICHIE is so desperate for her child to follow in the musical footsteps of her father LIONEL RICHIE and her rocker boyfriend JOEL MADDEN, she has been playing music to her bulging belly....

Richie To Buy A Home For Pregnant Daughter

LIONEL RICHIE has come up with the perfect baby gift for his pregnant daughter NICOLE - a new home. The Hello hitmaker wants his unborn grandchild to be as secure as possible as she grows...

Lionel Richie's Duet With Goat Herder

LIONEL RICHIE has agreed to duet with a former Moroccan goat herder made famous by British talent show THE X FACTOR. Chico Slimani found fame in the U.K. when he appeared on the 2005 series...

Richie Serves Short Jail Sentence

Hollywood star Nicole Richie has been released from jail after serving time for drink driving.The reality TV actress was ordered to spend four days in jail but was released just over an hour into her...

By on 24 August 2007

Lionel Richie Thrilled By Baby News

Soul star LIONEL RICHIE is thrilled by the news his daughter NICOLE is pregnant - because now she gets to go through what she put her dad through. The socialite/actress publicly confirmed her pregnancy during...

Nicole Richie 'Confirms Pregnancy'

Nicole Richie has reportedly confirmed that she is expecting a baby with her rocker boyfriend.The US reality TV star ended weeks of speculation about a possible pregnancy after making the confession in an interview...

By on 01 August 2007

Richie Jailed For Four Days

American reality TV star Nicole Richie has been handed a four-day jail sentence for driving under the influence of drugs.Richie was told in a Los Angeles court that if she breaches the terms of her...

By on 27 July 2007

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