Multi-platinum-selling artist, four-time Grammy? Award champion and music icon, Lionel Richie, will start his Vegas headlining residency show, ?Lionel Richie – All of the Hits,? within the AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The show, marketed by Live Nation and Caesars Entertainment, will have a set listing of Lionel?s brightest and finest anthems, including ?All Night Long,? ?Hello,? ?Stuck ON You” ?Say You, Say Me,? and ?Dancing on the Ceiling.?
?I?m so excited to begin my residency at Planet Hollywood,? said Lionel, ?I can?t wait to share ?All the Hits, All Night Long? with all of my fans ? it?s a high energy show that is a perfect match for such a vibrant city!?
Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. PT. The current performance schedule is as follows:
April 2016: 27, 30
May 2016: 1, 4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 18
September 2016: 21, 24, 25, 28
October 2016: 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 12
All shows begin at 8 p.m.
?As one of the world?s best-selling artists of all time, with several #1 records and an unparalleled collection of awards and honors, Lionel Richie is undoubtedly a legendary artist and music icon, and we anxiously look forward to having him join the exciting lineup we have planned for The AXIS next year, further cementing Planet Hollywood?s position as the city?s premier entertainment destination,? said David Hoenemeyer, regional president of Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
Lionel has sold greater than 100 million albums and is the person receiving numerous honors, including four Grammy Awards?, an Academy Award? along with a Golden Globe Award. Lionel has additionally been recognized with a few of the world?s most critical honors, including honorary doctorates from Boston College and Tuskegee College, a ?Lifetime Achievement Award? in the United Negro College Fund (making them the very first recipient to finish a UNCF school),and stays an energetic person in probably the most exclusive fraternities ever, Alpha Phi Alpha. Additionally, he won ASCAP?s ?Publisher from the Year? and ?Lifetime Achievement Award,? in addition to 16 American Music Awards, five People?s Choice Awards, A World Music Lifetime Achievement Award, TV Land Icon Award, Germany?s Echo Award for Lifetime Achievement, Hong Kong?s Rojo Award, Goldene Kamera Award, Italy?s San Remo Festival Lifetime Achievement Award, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Governors Award, and much more. He received the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award presented at Harvard College. He?s been inducted to both Songwriters Hall of Fame and also the Alabama Music Hall of Fame and knighted in France finding the Legionnaire Award. Always giving back, his charitable organisation work stretches from Cancer Of The Breast Research Foundation and Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center to UNICEF and The skill of Elysium. Also it was lately introduced that he’ll be honored as the 2016 MusiCares? Person of the Year on Saturday, February. 13, 2016, to be held in Los Angeles during GRAMMY? Week two nights just before the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards?.
As part of the Commodores, Lionel created a groundbreaking style that defied genre groups, penning smashes for example ?Three Times A Lady,” ?Still,? and ?Easy.? After writing ?Lady? for Kenny Rogers, and ?Endless Love? (which received an Academy Award? along with a Golden Globe nomination), Motown requested him to perform a solo album. The self-entitled debut would cement him like a star in the own right and produce him his initial Grammy for that hit ?Truly.? The gemstone-licensed ?Album from the Year? champion Can?t Decelerate adopted in 1983, giving the planet classics for example ?All Night Long,? ?Penny Lover,? ?Stuck On You,” and ?Hello.? The following year he carried out in the historic 1984 Olympic games Closing Ceremony. 1985 saw him get together with Michael Jackson to create certainly one of most significant pop tunes ever, ?We Are The World,? for USA for Africa and also the album We Are The World. That very same year ?Say You, Say Me? would achieve an Academy Award? and Golden Globe Award for ?Best Original Song.? Lionel upped the ante all over again with 1986?s seminal Dancing On The Ceiling, which remains certainly one of his most infectious and incendiary choices even today. Ten years later in 1996, he started a run of effective, personal albums that commenced using the Gold-certified Louder Than Words and then 1998?s Time and 2000?s Renaissance. Lionel has worked with with everyone from Lenny Kravitz to Ne-Yo, The-Dream and Akon, plus some of country music?s greatest names for his 2012 album, Tuskegee. His cultural impact is constantly on the resound as noisally as always with guest mentor spots two times on NBC?s The Voice, first in the request of Christina Aguilera and most recently for Pharrell. Also, he did a medley of hits around the finale of 2013?s China Idol, drawing a crowd well over 453 million people.