Lionel Richie

Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 20, 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, composer, and occasional actor. He got his start as the front man for the Commodores, a nationally popular Motown band during the 70’s. They had several hits such as Easy, Three Times A Lady, and probably the Commodores’ most famous hit, Brick House.

Richie quit the band in 1981 for a solo career. He released his self-titled debut in 1982. The album hit No. 3 on the charts and sold over 4 million copies. His follow up album, Can’t Slow Down, sold over twice as many copies and won the Grammy for Album of the Year in ’84. His third album, ’86’s Dancing On The Ceiling spawned such hits as Say You, Say Me, Dancing On The Ceiling, and Se La, but would be the end of his commercial success.

His 90’s albums such as Back To Front, Louder Than Words, and Time all failed to achieve the previous decade’s commercial success. Some of his recent work, such as the album Renaissance, has returned to his older style, hoping to achieve more success.

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Lionel Richie Albums

0.0 16 Instrumental Hits Lionel Richie
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0.0 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Lionel Richie Lionel Richie
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0.0 All Around The World Lionel Richie
Released on
January 22, 2007
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0.0 Angel Lionel Richie
Released on
December 19, 2000
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0.0 Back To Front Lionel Richie
Released on
May 4, 1992
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0.0 Best Of Lionel Richie
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0.0 Can’t Slow Down Lionel Richie
Released on
November 17, 2003
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0.0 Can’t Slow Down / Lionel Richie / Dancing On The Ceiling Lionel Richie
Released on
September 24, 2007
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0.0 Coming Home Lionel Richie
Released on
September 8, 2006
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0.0 Dancing On The Ceiling Lionel Richie
Released on
May 12, 2003
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0.0 Definitive Collection Lionel Richie
Released on
January 6, 2004
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0.0 Encore Lionel Richie
Released on
November 25, 2002
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0.0 Endless Love Lionel Richie
Released on
February 7, 2012
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0.0 Escape Lionel Richie
Released on
December 2, 2002
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0.0 Face In The Crowd Lionel Richie
Released on
July 14, 2008
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0.0 Gold Lionel Richie
Released on
April 10, 2006
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0.0 Good Morning Lionel Richie
Released on
February 20, 2009
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0.0 Great Love Songs Lionel Richie
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0.0 I Call It Love Lionel Richie
Released on
September 11, 2006
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0.0 Just For You Lionel Richie
Released on
March 1, 2004
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