Lionel Richie spotted at Montgomery restaurant
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Music icon Lionel Richie was spotted at a Montgomery restaurant Friday night.
Alabama Daily News publisher Todd Stacy snapped a picture with the Tuskegee native at Central.
“Never know who you’ll run into in downtown Montgomery. We’re dancing on the ceiling with Lionel Richie!” Stacy wrote on Facebook.
Richie is a music icon and one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. His career began at Tuskegee Institute, now Tuskegee University, in 1968 when he and several fellow students formed the Commodores. Richie launched a solo career in 1982 with a debut album that sold more than four million copies. The recipient of four Grammy awards, Richie is known for mega-hits such as “Endless Love,” “Lady,” and “All Night Long.”
For the past four seasons, he has been a judge on ABC’s American Idol and is set to return for the upcoming season.
Ritchie was inducted into the Alabama Academy of Honor Class of 2021.
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