Lionel Richie - a legend of soul
Lionel Richie is one of the best-selling artists of all time. Starting his career as a member of the famous Motown group the Commodores, Richie established himself as a hugely successful solo artist. Here at StubHub you can find a range of Lionel Richie tickets, so this is your chance to hear classics like "All Night Long", "Say You, Say Me" and "Hello" live in concert. Now, over forty years since he began his musical career, Lionel Richie is still touring the world and still firmly in the public eye. Thanks to his catchy tunes, emotional lyrics and immaculate voice, Lionel Richie has secured himself a place among the all-time greats of pop and soul music. If you want to see Lionel Richie live in concert, an experience we promise you won't forget, then hurry up and buy your Lionel Richie concert tickets today.
Lionel Richie background
Believe it or not, when he was younger, Richie seriously considered studying divinity to become a priest in the Episcopal church. Thankfully for us, and music lovers around the world, he decided that he just wasn't "priest material". In the 1960s, as a student, he formed numerous R&B groups, and in 1968 joined the Commodores as a vocalist and saxophonist. The group proved immensely popular and allowed Richie to demonstrate his singing and songwriting abilities. Some of Lionel Richie's hits with the Commodores include "Easy", "Brick House" and "Three Times a Lady". In 1982, Richie left the band to pursue his solo career and released his self-titled debut album the same year. The album topped the R&B charts and contained the number 1 hit "Truly". The success continued for the singer, further Lionel Richie albums went to the top of the charts and Can't Slow Down won Lionel Richie a Grammy Award.
As of 2018, Lionel Richie has sold over 100 million records and the singer's catalogue contains some truly epic songs. "All Night Long", "Penny Lover", "My Destiny", "Running With The Night", "My Love", "Endless Love" and many more tracks ensure that when Lionel Richie performs live in concert, he has a plethora of world-class hits in his pocket to enchant his adoring fans. Because of this, tickets to see Lionel Richie are always in high demand. Buy Lionel Richie tickets today before they're all gone.
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