Lionel’s grandmother, Adelaide Foster, a classical pianist, lived to be 102.
A World Music Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The real story behind Lionel is essentially the American dream. He lived in a small, isolated, predominantly African American community in the original home of Booker T. His family home is situated directly on the campus of what is now Tuskegee University and was previously The Tuskegee Institute, home the of the Tuskegee Airmen.
Lionel also has a younger sister, Deborah, who has dedicated most of her life to education and has recently completed her master’s degree from the University of California Los Angeles.
Lionel, to this day, values proper grammar because his mother always enforced its use.
She was also the face of Madonna's Material Girl fall 2015 collection.
Lionel, knowing a couple notes, proudly exclaimed, “Yes!
Music critics have acclaimed her musical productions, which have generated some controversy.
Referred to as the "Queen of Pop", Madonna is often cited as an influence by other artists.
A United Negro College Fund Achievement Award recipient. In fact, Lionel Richie and Irving Berlin are the only two songwriters in history to achieve the honor of having #1 records for nine consecutive years.
Whether they were really on or not, Justin Bieber and Sofia Richie don't seem to be a thing anymore. News has learned that the casual-maybe-couple have called it quits, however, a source reiterates that the duo were never really in a full-fledged relationship, telling us, "They were never officially together, but more casual hanging out and having fun."So what caused the flame to fizzle? News, "It was super-hot and heavy, and because Justin doesn't want a relationship right now, he wanted to cool things down," but adds that "it wasn't an intentional cool-off," and it "just sort of happened on its own."Another source says the media frenzy started putting a toll on both of them.