The Tuskegee, Alabama native is a true music icon.
Lionel Richie is known for his mega-hits such as “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long,” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck on You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling,” & co-wrote one of the most important pop songs in history, “We Are the World,” for USA for Africa. His song catalog also includes his early work with The Commodores, where he developed a groundbreaking style that defied genre categories, penning smashes such as “Three Times a Lady,” “Still,” & “Easy.”
With his most recent All the Hits, All Night Long Tour, Richie sold out arenas worldwide. In recent years, he also headlined festivals including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, & Glastonbury, drawing the festival’s biggest crowd ever with more than 200,000 attendees.
Humanitarian of the Year
Johnny Mercer Award
United States of America