Lionel Richie Biography: Life and Career of the Singer
Born June 20th, 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama, Lionel Richie joined the Commodores while in university. He found much success with the soul group after they signed with Motown Records in the 1970s with soft, romantic ballads. However, Richie took the solo route in the 80s and found even more success on his own. His R&B and pop tunes won him Grammys, number one albums and more; with some of his most notable hits being "All Night Long (All Night)" and "Hello." The singer is still making music to this day. In this WatchMojo.com video, we take a look at the life and career of Lionel Richie.