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Lionel Richie

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Lionel Richie was born on June 20, 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA as Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. He was previously married to Diana Alexander Richie and Brenda Harvey-Richie.  See full bio on IMDb »

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'American Idol' Contestant Dennis Lorenzo Says He Got Screwed by Singing Last

'American Idol' Contestant
Singing Last Screwed Me Over!

Three "American Idol" contestants got the boot this week, and Dennis Lorenzo thinks it's complete BS he was one of 'em, just because he was last on the mic. The former 'Idol' hopeful… READ MORE >

'American Idol' Winner Nick Fradiani Says New A.I. Judges Can Learn From 'Voice' Judges

'American Idol' Winner
'A.I.' Judges Should Rip a Page Outta 'Voice' Playbook

Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan can learn a thing or two from their rivals Adam, Blake, Alicia and Kelly ... and that's according to an "American Idol" winner! Nick… READ MORE >

- 74 days ago
Katy Perry's No Simon Cowell for 'American Idol' Reboot's First Disaster Audition

'American Idol' Reboot
Katy Perry's No Simon Cowell ... During 1st Disaster Audition

The "American Idol" reboot saw its first train wreck of an audition this weekend, but there was no real Simon Cowell to be found among any of the judges ... try as Katy Perry did. A woman named… READ MORE >

- 76 days ago
Lionel Richie Says Daughter Sofia Dating Scott Disick is 'Just a Phase'

Lionel Richie
Sofia Dating Scott is 'Just a Phase' ... Right???

Lionel Richie doesn't sound like a dad who's ready to spring for a wedding for his daughter just yet ... at least not with her current BF The legendary singer opened up about his 19-year-old… READ MORE >

- 98 days ago
Katy Perry Habitually Late for 'American Idol' Tapings

Katy Perry
Habitually Tardy for the 'Idol' Party

Katy Perry is having some serious issues making it to the "American Idol" judge's table on time.  Production sources tell us Katy's almost always late to the audition rounds, showing up 10-25… READ MORE >

- 129 days ago
Gloria Estefan Thanks President Trump for Skipping Kennedy Center Honors

Gloria Estefan
Thanks, Prez Trump For Best No-Show Ever!!!

Gloria Estefan is applauding President Trump for staying home and, for once, not stealing the spotlight from her and several other entertainment legends. We got Gloria Monday at… READ MORE >

- 173 days ago
Nigel Lythgoe Gives Props to Katy Perry, What Hits Has Simon Had?

Nigel Lythgoe
Props to Katy, Luke and Lionel What Hits Has Simon Had?

Nigel Lythgoe took a fun shot at Simon Cowell ... the same Simon who went after the "American Idol" reboot. We got the longtime EP of the OG "Idol" Friday on his way to E Baldi in… READ MORE >

- 238 days ago
Luke Bryan Announces He and Lionel Richie Are Joining 'American Idol'

Luke Bryan
It's Official ... My Hero Lionel & I Are Joining 'Idol!!!'

Luke Bryan just made official what we told you about early Friday morning -- he and Lionel Richie are joining Katy Perry as judges #2 and 3 on "American Idol." The country star made the… READ MORE >

- 239 days ago
'American Idol' Set to Announce Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan as Judges

'American Idol'
Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie Will Join Katy Perry ... Just in the Nick of Time!!!

"American Idol" has completed the arduous and super expensive process of snagging 3 judges for the show's reboot ... and it didn't come a day too soon. Sources connected with the production tell… READ MORE >

- 239 days ago
'American Idol,' ABC and Producers in Tug of War Over Racial Diversity for Third Judge

'American Idol'
ABC vs. Producers ... Tug of War Over Racial Diversity

The folks who are bringing you "American Idol" again are in conflict over racial composition of the judge's panel  ... TMZ has learned.   Now that Katy Perry is in place and Luke Bryan… READ MORE >

- 244 days ago
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