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Lionel Richie Urges Nicole Richie And Joel Madden Not To Move Down Under

Lionel Richie is urging his daughter Nicole Richie not to take her kids and move to Australia with husband Joel Madden after he landed a job Down Under.Good Charlotte rocker Madden is now working away...

Lionel Richie Stands Firm At Top Of Billboard Chart

Lionel Richie 's latest album Tuskegee remains steadfast at the top of the US Billboard chart, even keeping Jason Mraz's new release from taking the Billboard throne. Despite weighing in with a career-best, in terms...

Lionel Richie Still On Top In U.s. With Tuskegee

Lionel Richie has landed a second week at the top of the U.S. album charts with his revamped hits compilation Tuskegee.The soul man recorded the album of duets with the biggest country music artists -...

Kelly Clarkson Celebrating 30th Birthday Today

Kelly Clarkson turns 30 today and she's ushering in a new decade in style, with a major role forthcoming in the new TV talent show Duets. Clarkson will star in the series, alongside Lionel Richie,...

Lionel Richie's 'Tuskagee' Hits Top Spot On Billboard 200

Well now he really will be 'Dancing On The Ceiling,' if that's indeed possible. Lionel Richie will certainly be celebrating though after it was revealed by Billboard that his country-influenced new record 'Tuskagee' has confounded...

Richie Takes Tuskegee To The Top Of The Charts

Lionel Richie's country duets album Tuskegee has hit the top of the U.S. charts, giving the soul icon his third number one.The reworked hits album debuted on the Billboard 200 chart behind Madonna's Mdna three...

Lionel Richie To Top Album Charts Amidst Tax Problems

Lionel Richie looks set to be greeted with another round of media quips about how he's likely to be "dancing on the ceiling" as his latest album continues to be a roaring success, with Billboard...

Richie's Great-grandfather Was Born To A Slave And Her Owner

Singer Lionel Richie was left awestruck after discovering his great-grandfather was born to a slave and her white plantation owner while tracing his family history on U.S. show Who Do You Think You Are on...

Lionel Richie Owes $1.1 Million In Unpaid Taxes

"Hello, is it me you're looking for?" sang Lionel Richie in the 1980s. "Yes," says the Irs, in 2012. Lionel Richie seems to be in financial trouble and he could soon find out that 'Dancing...

Lionel Richie Owes 1.1m In Tax

Lionel Richie reportedly owes over $1.1 million in unpaid tax.The soul singer, who resides in Los Angeles, has been hit with a lien - an official claim against his property - for the payment of...

Lionel Richie Faces Massive Tax Bill

Soul star Lionel Richie is facing a hefty tax bill over allegations he owes more than $1 million (£625,000) to the U.S. government.The Hello hitmaker owes $1.13 million (£706,000) in unpaid income tax stemming from...

Madonna Set For Huge Sales Drop

Madonna's latest album is set to have the biggest second week sales drop in US chart history.The 53-year-old singer's new record 'MDNA' debuted at the top of the US album charts last week after achieving...

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"I have an estate that Lady bought." Lionel Richie on the success of the song he wrote for Kenny Rogers.

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"I asked (Rascal Flatts singer) Gary LeVox what he did before he came to studio. He said, 'Lionel, I killed a buck this morning.' Now, you don't hear that conversation in Beverly Hills." Lionel Richie...

Kenny Chesney Drunk-dialled Lionel Richie And Begged For My Love Duet

Country star Kenny Chesney 'drunk-dialled' Lionel Richie at four in the morning, begging to be a part of his duets album Tuskegee.The soul man collaborated with some of the biggest country stars on the project...

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"I've been kinda cautious about love. Everytime I say I love you, I lose a house! It's getting to the point now where I say, 'I like you, and I'll be back.'" Twice-divorced soul star...

Richie Freaked Out By Jacko's Missing Python

Writing the charity anthem We Are The World with Michael Jackson was a terrifying experience for Lionel Richie - because he didn't realise the King of Pop's pet python had escaped in the room where...

Richie Wrote Lady Love Song In Studio Toilet

Singer/songwriter Lionel Richie completed Lady, the hit ballad he wrote for Kenny Rogers, in a studio restroom.The Three Times a Lady hitmaker pitched a snippet of the song to the country legend and told him...

Madonna's Album Mdna Is Fastest Selling Debut Of 2012

Madonna's latest album Mdna has become the fastest selling debut of 2012, according to Cnn. Nielsen SoundScan figures show that the album sold 359,000 units in its first week and became the fifth consecutive album...

Madonna Edges Out Lionel Richie To Billboard No.1

Madonna has beaten Lionel Richie to the number one spot on the US Billboard album chart. The 53-year-old singer - who is widely known as the Queen of Pop - surged to the summit with...

Queen Of Pop Madonna Regains Throne With No.1 Album Mdna

Madonna 's promotional campaign has been controversial, rarely short of criticism and at times out-dated, yet at the end of it all the Queen of Pop has still managed to back up her moniker with...

Lionel Richie's Hit 'Not Black Enough'

Lionel Richie was told 'Easy Like Sunday Morning' was ''not black enough'' when he first wrote it. The singer wrote the track - originally performed with his old group The Commodores - after being told...

Richie Performs With Daughter At Vegas Show

Lionel Richie had an extra-special duet partner at a star-studded tribute concert in Las Vegas on Monday night (02Apr12) - his daughter Nicole joined him onstage.The soul man rounded up his singing pals, including Shania...

Lionel Richie Can't Record Without Hat

Lionel Richie can't record a song unless he's wearing a beanie or tennis hat. The 'Dancing on the Ceiling' singer is particularly superstitious when it comes to laying down his vocals, and has to be...

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"In every room on the first floor, I have slave shackles or a branding iron as a reminder that I stand on the shoulders of some amazing people." Singer and Alabama native Lionel Richie has...

Nicole Richie's Mood Determines Style

Nicole Richie lets her mood dictate her style.The 30-year-old party girl-turned fashionista is a regular on ''best dressed'' lists, but admits how she dresses depends on how she feels.Talking about choosing clothing for her role...

Lionel Richie's Fears Over Voice As He Ages

Veteran singer Lionel Richie panicked every time he underwent vocal surgery over fears the procedure would rob him of his voice.The Hello hitmaker revealed on Wednesday evening's (28Mar12) Piers Morgan Tonight show that he has...

Lionel Richie Wants Florida Law Revised After Trayvon Martin Shooting

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...

Lionel Richie Wears Lucky Hats To Record

Lionel Richie takes a haul of headwear into recording studios with him, as he insists on wearing a lucky hat whenever he lays down new songs.The Hello hitmaker has penned more than a dozen chart-topping...

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