Lionel Richie

The American soul singer, songwriter and music producer started his career as a member of one of the most successful R&B groups “The Commodores” in 1968. His first solo album “Lionel Richie” proved to be the ultimate start of an incredible career in 1982. His first single “Truly” was number one in the charts and it received platinum status four times.

The American soul singer, songwriter and music producer started his career as a member of one of the most successful R&B groups “The Commodores” in 1968. His first solo album “Lionel Richie” proved to be the ultimate start of an incredible career in 1982. His first single “Truly” was number one in the charts and it received platinum status four times. The Universal-Artist had countless amazing accomplishments in his career. 2.3 billion people watched his performance at the Olympic games in Los Angeles in 1984, the song “We Are The World” which he co-wrote with Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones became a world sensation and his own songs such as “Hello” and “All Night Long” are the ultimate classic hits. His Best Of album “Back to Front” spent an incredible 24 weeks at the top of the US Charts.

By now, Lionel Richie has sold about 100 million albums, released ten studio albums and had 13 hits in the US Top Ten. From 1978 till 1986 he had a number one song in the US Charts every year. He even received an Oscar for the song “Say You, Say Me” for the movie “White Nights”. The list of awards is endless, such as four Grammys, a Golden Globe, an ECHO, the Golden Camera in the category Lifetime Achievement, various American Music Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame and he was entered in the Songwriter Hall Of Fame.