LIONEL RICHIE

LIONEL RICHIE  
SINGER SONGWRITER 

Lionel Richie is an Army Brat.  His father was a US Army Captain.

Richie was the lead singer for the Commodores and began his solo career in 1982.  He has since won many music awards including three Grammys, several American Music Awards and an Oscar awarded in 1986 for Best Original song, “Say You, Say Me,” the theme to the film: “White Knights.”