|Lionel Richie to put handprint-footprints in cement at The TLC Chinese Theatre|
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International superstar Lionel Richie will put his handprints and footprints in the TCL Chinese Theatre courtyard on Tuesday, March 6. "This my Hollywood dream come true. Of all the Hollywood awards, this is the one I can share with the public forever" states Richie in a statement.
Richie, has an incredible discography of albums and singles Richie is one of only two songwriters in history to achieve the honor of having #1 records for nine consecutive years. With over 100 million albums sold worldwide, an Oscar, a Golden Globe, four Grammy awards, Kennedy Center Honoree, MusiCares person of the year in 2016, the Tuskegee, Alabama native is a true music icon.
Lionel Richie is known for his mega-hits such as “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long (All Night),” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck On You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling,” and one of most important pop songs in history, “We Are The World,” written with Michael Jackson for USA for Africa. His song catalog also includes his early work with The Commodores, where he developed a groundbreaking style that defied genre categories, penning smashes such as “Three Times A Lady,” “Still,” and “Easy.”
Lionel launched his Las Vegas headlining residency show, “Lionel Richie - All the Hits,” at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in April 2016. and will continue with another run in March 2018. In an unforgettable evening featuring his brightest and best anthems which have defined the music icon’s unparalleled career, Lionel takes fans on a spectacular musical journey, performing a variety of his seminal hits.
With his most recent All the Hits, All Night Long Tour, Richie sold out arenas worldwide. In recent years Lionel also headlined Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, and Glastonbury, drawing the festival’s biggest crowd ever with over 200,000 attendees.
Richie will also be a judge on the upcoming season of the "American Idol" reboot on ABC.
Always giving back, his charity work extends from Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center to UNICEF and The Art of Elysium.
Since 1927, The TCL Chinese Theatre, the most famous movie theatre on the globe, has been world-renowned for its unique forecourt of the stars, featuring cement hand and footprints of major movie stars. In 2013, the main theatre was relaunched as the world’s largest IMAX® theatre.