Lionel Richie

Music Icon Lionel Richie First Ever Country Music Association Nomination

Music icon Lionel Richie received his first-ever Country Music Association nomination on Wednesday for his duet with Darius Rucker on Richie’s “Stuck On You” in the Music Event of the Year category.


“I am thrilled to receive my first nomination from the CMA.  I am so grateful to the country music community for embracing this project and making me feel so at home,” Richie exclaims. “To share this nomination with my friend Darius Rucker makes it even more special. I have a CMA nomination and a friend for life. It doesn't get much better than that."

Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Is the Best-Selling 2012 Album for the First Half of the Year

Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee is the best-selling album released in 2012 for the first half of the year.


Tuskegee sold approximately 912,000 copies, more than any other album released in 2012, by the year’s mid-year point that ended July 1 and is the halfway point of SoundScan’s tracking year, according to Billboard. It comes in second only to Adele’s 21 for total sales of all albums for the first half of this year.


Lionel Richie Joins Longtime Friend Kenny Rogers at Bonnaroo

Lionel Richie made a surprise appearance at the 11th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Sunday when he joined good friend Kenny Rogers onstage in a duet of “Lady” and took center stage to perform his international hit “All Night Long.”

The Richie-Rogers duet of “Lady” is featured on Richie’s platinum-selling Mercury Nashville album Tuskegee, which is the best-selling album released in 2012 in all genres. It is the year’s

Now That's What I Call Country Releasing Volume 5

CD Reviews Tuskegee by Lionel Richie,Up All Night by Kip Moore,“You Don’t Know Her Like I Do” by Brantley Gilbert


Tuskegee by Lionel Richie

Tuskegee is the first country album that Lionel Richie has produced and it reached platinum level in just five short weeks—an exceptional feat. The album also held top spots on the Billboard Top 200 chart as well as the Billboard Country Albums chart. The success of Tuskegee has put Richie in music history along side Ray Charles as the only two artists to have a No. 1 album on both the Billboard Country Albums and R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.

Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Certified Platinum


Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Certified Platinum

Album Spends Two Weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200

and Four Weeks Atop the Country Albums Chart


NASHVILLE, TN—Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee has been certified platinum for reaching sales of 1 million, a feat accomplished in an impressive five weeks.

Lionel Richie Releases Tuskegee, on Monday, March 26


Lionel Richie Releases Tuskegee, Monday, March 26


Lionel Richie Will Be Joined by Surprise Guests at SXSW and Throughout the Spring As He Unveils New Album, Tuskegee


Lionel Richie Will Be Joined by Surprise Guests at SXSW

and Throughout the Spring As He Unveils New Album, Tuskegee



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