Lionel Richie is best known for his smash hit "All Night Long."
In 1981, Lionel Richie peformed the theme song for the movie Endless Love, with Diana Ross.
Lionel Richie composed Kenny Rogers' number one hit song "Lady."
Lionel Richie has had five number one singles.
Lionel Richie's debut album was released in 1982. It was called "Lionel Richie."
Lionel Richie's discography includes 1982 - "Lionel Richie" in 1982, "Can't Slow Down" in 1983, "Dancing on the Ceiling" in 1986, "Back to Front" in 1992, "Louder Than Words" in 1996, "Truly: The Love Songs" in 1997, "Time" in 1998, "Renaissance" in 2000, "Encore (Live album)" in 2004, "Just for You" in 2004, and "Coming Home" in 2006.
Lionel Richie composed the music for the Miss World 2004 pageant.
In June of 2002, Lionel Richie performed in front of UN Secy General Kofi Annan and Bill Clinton at a benefit dinner for HIV/AIDS for the Global Business Council.
Lionel Richie has been longtime friends with Tom Joyner, who is a radio personality.
Lionel Richie has three children.
Lionel Richie was honored with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in June of 2003.
Lionel Richie has performed with the SAS Band. SAS stand for "Spike Edney's All Stars."
Lionel Richie wanted to become an Episcopalian Priest when he was young.
Lionel Richie was married to Brenda Harvey from 1975 until 1993. Then he married Diana Alexander in 1995 and they filed for divorce in 2006.
Lionel Richie is 5'11" tall.
Lionel Richie's song "Running With The Night" can be heard on the "Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto: Vice City" soundtrack.
Lionel Richie was honored to become an honorary member of Alpha Phi Alpha.
Lionel Richie went to the Tuskeegee University, in Alabama.
Lionel Richie can play the keyboards, piano and saxophone.
Lionel Richie used to be the frontman for the "Commodores," but left the group in 1981 to go solo.
Lionel Richie is a songwriter, singer, actor, composer and producer.
Lionel Richie is the father of Nicole Richie.
Lionel: (On being a father) Forget about 40 years in the music business. Just surviving 27 years of Nicole Richie has been a struggle-and-a-half; I stand here as a survivor.
Lionel: (on becoming a grandfather) While it may take me a moment to adjust to being called granddad, I am extremely happy and proud of Nicole and Joel. Harlow Winter Kate Madden, the newest and most beautiful addition to the Richie clan, is a lucky little girl. She was surrounded by a great deal of love at that hospital as she entered the world. Nicole and Joel are going to be wonderful parents.
Lionel: Nicole told me she wouldn't date anyone my age if I don't date anyone her age.