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Michael Jackson's Vienna Tribute

A Michael Jackson tribute show is to be staged in Vienna.Events promoter World Awards Media GmbH confirmed the concert today (10.08.09), saying it will feature members of the late 'King of Pop's family, including brother...

Richie And Ling A New Couple?

Singer LIONEL RICHIE has sparked speculation he's embarked on a new romance after he was spotted enjoying a date with actress BAI LING.The Endless Love hitmaker was seen laughing and flirting with the Chinese star...

Michael Jackson: The World Says Goodbye

Michael Jackson's daughter joined his loved ones in paying tribute to the late star as the world bid its final farewell to the 'King of Pop'.Paris, 11, was surrounded by the singer's siblings on stage...

Michael Jackson More Than King Of Pop

Berry Gordy Jr. described Michael Jackson as the "greatest entertainer in the world".The Motown Records founder - who signed the Jackson 5 - said the late singer's famous 'King of Pop' moniker was "not enough"...

Michael Jackson's Ex Refuses Memorial Invite

Debbie Rowe will not be attending Michael Jackson's memorial service today (07.07.09).The former nurse - who was married to Michael and is the mother of his two eldest children, Prince Michael, 12, and 11-year-old Paris...

Stars Confirmed For Jackson Memorial

MARIAH CAREY, JENNIFER HUDSON, USHER, LIONEL RICHIE and SMOKEY ROBINSON have been confirmed as participants in Tuesday's (07Jul09) MICHAEL JACKSON memorial in Los Angeles.The Staples Center tribute will also feature performances and speeches from basketball...

Night Of Reunions As Commodores And En Vogue Close Essence Music Festival

LIONEL RICHIE reunited his soul supergroup THE COMMODORES at the Essence Music Festival on Sunday night (05Jul09).Richie played a two-hour set on the final day of the three-day New Orleans, Louisiana event, and thrilled fans...

Richie Reminisces About His Pal Jackson

LIONEL RICHIE has finally paid tribute to his close friend MICHAEL JACKSON, almost a week after the King of Pop's sudden death.The pair first met as young performers in the 1960s and formed a firm...

Commodores Reunion Taking Shape

The long-awaited reunion of soul supergroup the COMMODORES is one step closer - bass player RON LA PREAD has flown to Los Angeles to rehearse with LIONEL RICHIE and guitarist THOMAS MCCLARY.Richie, who turned 60...

Lionel Richie Turns 60

Just like his 1983 album, LIONEL RICHIE can't slow down as he reaches 60 on Saturday (20Jun09) - in fact he's planning to snare younger fans with a new fresh sound.Richie insists he'd be bored...

Richie Lands U.s. Soap Role

Birthday boy LIONEL RICHIE is set to join the cast of U.S. soap ONE LIFE TO LIVE.The soul star, who turns 60 on Saturday (20Jun09), will tape his debut on the show next week (begs22Jun09)....

Crazy Mom Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie is driving Joel Madden crazy.The socialite - who is seven months pregnant with her second child with the Good Charlotte rocker - is driving her friends and loved-ones mad with her pregnancy hormones...

Richie Happy To Grow Old

LIONEL RICHIE has no qualms about turning 60 later this month (Jun09) - because he is having the time of his life.The Commodores legend has sold more than 100 million records worldwide in a career...

Lionel Richie's Coldplay Hope

Lionel Richie wants to sing with Coldplay.The 'Dancing on the Ceiling' hitmaker says he is a massive fan of Chris Martin's band and they are top of his collaboration wish-list.He said: "I love Coldplay. Those...

Nicole Richie Not Ready To Wed

Nicole Richie has no plans to marry Joel Madden.The 'Simple Life' star - who has a 15-month-old daughter Harlow with the Good Charlotte rocker and another baby on the way - is focusing on her...

Richie Checked Into Rehab With Nicole

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'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...

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