Lionel Richie: ‘All the Hits-All Night Long’ live in Manila

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Lionel Richie will be bringing his “All The Hits – All Night Long” World Tour to Manila on April 5 at the Araneta Coliseum.

Five-time Grammy Award winner Lionel Richie is a music icon known for his solo hits and as a member of the Commodores. Collectively he has sold more than 100 million albums, and written and recorded chart-topping hits including “Hello”, “Say You Say Me”, “Stuck On You”, “Easy”, “All Night Long” and “Endless Love”.

Touring the US, Europe, Australia and Asia, Lionel Richie promises this tour to be unique, not-to-be missed concert performing all of his greatest hits, where the music legend has already been receiving five-star reviews.

The Hollywood Reporter said: “Looking and sounding as good as he did a quarter century ago, he delivered a high energy set that mixed his trademark balladry with funkier songs from his Commodore days.”

The Houston Press added: “Lionel Richie has been helping us dance, cry, and love better than the sum of all of our current pop stars combined.”

And the Atlanta Constitution Journal summed it up simply: “Good times never felt so good.”

Lionel Richie rose from humble beginnings in Tuskegee, Alabama, to become one of the most influential figures in music. Richie was singer, songwriter and front man of the legendary band The Commodores, with hits including “Brick House”,  “Too Hot To Trot” and “Machine Gun.”  He also wrote classic ballads while in The Commodores, including “Easy” “Sail On” and “Three Times A Lady.”

An Oscar and Golden Globe winner, Richie went solo in 1982 and dominated the decade with hits like “Truly”, “You Are”, “Say You Say Me”, “Ballerina Girl”, “Running With The Night” and “Dancing On The Ceiling.”  His latest album, Tuskegee, featuring duets with country superstars including Tim McGraw, Willie Nelson, Blake Shelton and Shania Twain, that went to No. 1 on the Billboard chart, and sold more than one million copies.

Tickets to Lionel Richie’s All The Hits – All Night Long: Live in Manila will be on-sale beginning Thursday, February 13. For more details, call Wilbros Live at 374-2222 or TicketNet at 911-5555 or visit www.ticketnet.com.ph.

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