Profile of the Day: Lionel Richie

Posted June 20, 2014 by Amanda | No Comment

Lionel Richie

Happy birthday, Lionel Richie! Today the singer and songwriter turns 65. He was born Lionel Brockman Richie in Tuskegee, Alabama and grew up at the Tuskegee Institute, where two generations of his family worked. After first gaining popularity as one of the founding members of the Commodores, Richie branched out on his own and established a highly successful solo career. Some of his greatest hits include “Truly,” “Hello,” and “Endless Love.” To date, he has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time.

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