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Lionel Richie: Soul man comes to the 02 in Greenwich

PUBLISHED: 15:49 08 March 2012

Lionel Richie will be at the O2 in October

Lionel Richie will be at the O2 in October

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The US singer is returning to London with his first European tour in three years.

It is nearly 25 years since he launched his first solo show after breaking away from Motown group the Commodores.

Richie’s live performance promise to deliver a mix of material from his more than 30 years long career.

The show will feature songs from the early funk and souls days of the Commodores’ to the sweet serenades of his eighties piano ballads, along with more recent up tempo pop material from the Noughties.

Richie’s career has seen him rack up sales of more than 100 million albums, 22 top 10 hits, and five Grammys.

He also won an Oscar for ‘Say You, Say Me’ for the film White Nights

and a Golden Globe for his ‘Endless Love’ performance with Diana Ross. The tour announcement coincides with the release of his Tuskegee album this month.

For tickets for the O2 show on October 28 visit www.theo2.co.uk or call 0844 856 0202 show.


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