In 1968, Lionel Richie was an associate of the musical group Commodores signed to Motown Records. Richie made his solo debut in 1982 with the record Lionel Richie and number one hit “Truly”. He’s sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best selling artists ever. Lionel Richie, who’s a really talented musician and producer that climbed to popularity together with the group, “The Commodores” has enjoyed an extremely successful solo career. He also had 2 #1 albums in america , and it has sold 100 million records world-wide; and he was the co-writer of the tune “We Are the World,” among the greatest singles in history with Michael Jackson.
Lionel Richie released the record, Only Go in 2009 and toured Australia and New Zealand through spring 2011. During the past decade, along with his notoriety in America and Europe, Richie has additionally brome a significant phenomenon in a number of Arab nations, including Morocco, Dubai, Qatar and Libya.Lionel Richie was born in 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama and grew on the campus of the Tuskegee Institute. On October 18, 1975, Richie married his school sweetheart, Brenda Harvey. In 1983 the couple informally adopted Nicole Camille Escovedo, the two-year old daughter of among the members of Lionel’s group. They raised her as their daughter, Nicole Richie, and adopted her officially when she was nine years of age. In 1986, while still married to Harvey, Lionel started a relationship with Diane Alexander.