Lionel Richie returns to the UK in 2016 for a summer tour. Get ready to hear hits like Hello, Three Times A Lady and All Night Long.
Lionel Richie UK tour
Updated: 2 December 2015
Spend All Night Long with Lionel Richie when he performs around the UK during summer 2016.
Lionel Richie will perform eight concerts in the UK. His live dates will start on 19 June with a concert at Eirias Stadium in Wales. The legendary singer will then head to Swansea, Sheffield, Colchester, Glouchester and Manchester.
Ending the tour, Lionel Richie will head to London’s The O2 arena for two concerts on 2 and 3 July 2016.
Lionel Richie’s tour follows on from his hugely success slot at Glastonbury festival during summer 2016. The star attracted over 100,000 festival goers who watched him perform his classic hits.
Make sure you secure your Lionel Richie tickets to hear his most-loved tracks performed live on stage, from Dancing On The Ceiling to Three Times A Lady and, not forgetting, Hello.
About Lionel Richie
Born in Tuskegee, Alabama, Lionel Richie first started his music career by joining the band The Commodores (previously The Mystics and then The Jays) during his college years. However, Lionel originally joined to play piano and saxophone.
The Commodores landed a record deal with Motown Records, the label behind The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5 and Smoky Robinson, amongst others. With The Commodores Lionel Richie’s talent grew and he pursued song-writing, penning the band’s biggest hits including Stuck On You and Three Times A Lady.
Lionel’s solo career
Lionel Richie decided to pursue a solo career in 1981. Proving to be a good choice, he quickly became one of the most successful musicians of the ‘80s and went on to be one of the biggest-selling artists of all time. Over the years he has released eleven solo albums with hits such as Hello, All Night Long (All Night), Endless Love, Dancing On The Ceiling and Easy, which not only earned him commercial and critical success but they became some of the most well-known songs across the world.
On top of this, Lionel Richie has won an array of awards. Notably, Lionel received the World Music Lifetime Achievement Award, won five Grammy Awards, sixteen American Music Awards and five People’s Choice Awards. The singer also has a star on the Hollywood Hall of Fame, among other accolades.
Lionel Richie’s success is not just based on his talent as a singer-songwriter, but it is his ability to enrapture an audience with his charisma and live performances. Undoubtedly, Lionel Richie tickets are always in high demand to see him live on stage.