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About Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie is an American musician, singer, record producer and also actor who won four Grammy awards. He was born in 1949 and raised in Tuskegee, Alabama. Lionel Richie had been a member of the “Commodores” during 1968, however he could not be with it as he preferred a solo career in 1982; his “Truly” has been one of his great songs which came out with his album “Lionel Richie”. The song was hit in the billboard. Soon, Lionel became the top selling singer of all time. When Lionel worked for other artists, his fans did not miss that musical work even. He had worked “Lady” for Kenny Rogers and because of his involvement, the song become number one in 1980. Lionel will always be remembered for “Hello,”. This is the best work of this singer. “Hello” is a perfect sentimental love song.
He released “Louder Than Words” in 1990s which was not commercially successful. In 2000, he worked for another album called “Renaissance”. This new album was better than the previous one. “Tuskegee” is Lionel’s most recent studio album which was released in 2012. He has been given a life time achievement award at the 2014 BET Awards.
Lionel graduated from economics. He married his girl friend Brenda Harvey in 1978. Lionel has an adopted son whose name is Nicole Camille Escovedo. But Lineal got divorced from Brenda Harvey and married Diane Alexander in 1995.
Lionel’s Hello is still YouTube’s one of the most watched music videos. Lionel himself acted in the video in which he loves blind women and wants to confess his love for her. This artist became the best commercially successful artist when he released “hello”. He has been regular in concerts and studio works.
He was seen on Canadian Idol as one of his songs was featured in the program in 2004. In 2006, he performed on British TV show “An Audience with Lionel Richie”. He was invited at the memorial service for Michael Jackson in 2009 to sing "Jesus is Love". He has been touring in many places which keep his reputation still vivid.