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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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Lionel Richie Targeted for 'American Idol' Judge

Lionel Richie
'American Idol' Wants You To Join as Judge

"American Idol" has its sights set on judge #2 for the reboot ... and we're told it's Lionel Richie. 'A.I.' sources tell TMZ ... producers think Richie's legendary music career makes him a… READ MORE >

Lionel Richie's Bassist's 911 Call for Stabbing Lacks Answers

Lionel Richie's Bassist
911 Call ... Caller 'Can't Explain' Stabbing Situation

The man who called for help when Lionel Richie's bassist, Ethan Farmer, allegedly stabbed himself after eating marijuana edibles may have been under the influence himself ... based on the… READ MORE >

- 248 days ago
Lionel Richie's Bassist Stabs Himself Repeatedly After Ingesting Edibles

Lionel Richie's Bassist
Stabs Himself Repeatedly After Ingesting Edibles

Lionel Richie's bassist had a horrific reaction after eating edibles ... as in he repeatedly stabbed himself. Law enforcement sources tell us a 911 call came in at around 10 PM Tuesday ... the… READ MORE >

- 262 days ago
Lionel Richie Undergoes Knee Surgery, Concert with Mariah Carey Put On Hold

Lionel Richie
Undergoes Knee Surgery Concert with Mariah On Hold

Lionel Richie's knee is recovering and his 35-show concert tour with Mariah Carey has been put on hold ... TMZ has learned. We're told Lionel had a preexisting knee problem that was causing… READ MORE >

- 361 days ago
Nicole Richie -- Boogies Down For 35th Birthday Disco Bash (PHOTO GALLERY)

Nicole Richie
Boogies Down 35th Birthday Disco Bash

Nicole Richie turned 35 this week ... and she continued feelin' the funk into the weekend. Richie celebrated Saturday night at the Standard Hotel with a pretty awesome disco theme. Among those in… READ MORE >

- 513 days ago
Lionel Richie -- It's Squirm Time Over Justin and Sofia (VIDEO)

Lionel Richie
It's Squirm Time Over Justin and Sofia

Lionel Richie is always awesome and open, which makes this clip all the more revealing because he wanted to talk about anything BUT his 18-year-old daughter's relationship with Justin… READ MORE >

- 535 days ago
Lionel Richie -- Hello, Would You Like To Buy My Makeup?

Lionel Richie
Hello, Would You Like To Buy My Makeup?

Lionel Richie wants you to stay pretty all night long -- and that appears to be the hook for the cosmetic line he wants to launch. The singer launched his new business endeavor last week when his… READ MORE >

- 662 days ago
Natalie Cole -- Unforgettable at Grammy Heavy Funeral (PHOTOS)

Natalie Cole
Unforgettable At Grammy Heavy Funeral

Natalie Cole was eulogized by an all-star lineup of Grammy winners. Stevie Wonder, Lionel Ritchie and Smokey Robinson all attended and paid tribute to the singer at West Angeles Church of God in… READ MORE >

- 770 days ago
Lionel Richie -- Going Hard in Greece ... ALL NIGHT LONG (VIDEO)

Lionel Richie
Going Hard in Greece ... All Night Long!!

Lionel Richie jumped on a table in a bar, and gave a bunch of drunk tourists a night to remember ... when the DJ cued up his famous party anthem. The awesome scene went down on Mykonos ... where… READ MORE >

- 918 days ago
Lionel Richie -- 'Quite Honored' ... Messi Was Named After Me

Lionel Richie
'QUITE HONORED' Messi Was Named After Me

There would be no Lionel Messi ... without Lionel Richie ... and the singer tells TMZ Sports he was "quite honored" when he learned the soccer star was named in his honor. Turns out, Messi's… READ MORE >

- 1216 days ago
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