With a long and mega-successful career, you would think that Lionel Richie would have been nominated for practically every music award there is by now. But in the short time since he crossed over into the country side of things, Richie hasn't been formally honored for his work -- until now, that is. This year, the 'Just for You' hitmaker received his first ever CMA Awards nomination.
If you've ever visited Blake Shelton's official Twitter account, you know just how funny the 'Hillbilly Bone' country superstar can be. Although Lionel Richie was aware of the singer's reputation, the music legend admits he was surprised at Shelton's knack for telling a good joke as they were recording 'You Are' for Richie's country duets project, 'Tuskegee.'
Since details of Lionel Richie's collaborative country album, 'Tuskegee,' started surfacing, we've been following all of the happenings. And the happenings have been many. Since its release on March 26, the album has topped the Billboard Country Albums chart and landed at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 chart. And just this week, Richie earned a certified platinum disc to signify that the critically-
In the past few months, reality TV news has been buzzing with word of the new celebrity judges joining hands for ABC's new singing competition, 'Duets.' After announcing that Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles, Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke and Lionel Richie would be working as judges on the show, Richie has pulled out of the deal.
When Lionel Richie went country, quite a few people raised their eyebrows. Today, those raised eyebrows are reaching skyward for another reason -- the legendary soul artist's debut country album, 'Tuskegee,' has climbed to the top of the all-genre 200 Billboard chart.
We've been reporting on all of the happenings surrounding Lionel Richie's country duets album 'Tuskegee' since details of the collaborative effort first arose. The highly awaited 13-track collection of duets with Richie and some of the biggest names in country finally dropped March 26. This week, the album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart. According to the Tennessean, the pro
Lionel Richie has been hitting it off with lots of country superstars this week. Last night, Richie and Billy Currington stopped by 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' to perform 'Just for You,' a track from 'Tuskegee,' Richie's latest album.
A few moments into his duet of 'You Are' with Blake Shelton at the 2012 ACM Awards, Lionel Richie sort of smiled, shook his head and recognized the strangeness of two grown, heterosexual men singing the love ballad together. Then he kept singing, turning in a fine topper to an enjoyable -- albeit tame -- country awards show.