By<br />Cayla<br />Walton<br />Lionel Richie<br />
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5EmnQp3V48<br />1:26<br />
Accomplishments<br />Singer<br />Songwriter<br />Instrumentalist<br />Record producer<br />Actor<br />
Childhood<br />June 20th, 1949<br />Birth name<br />Tuskegee, Alabama<br />Parents<br />Grandparents<br />Siblings<br />
The Commodores<br />First main band<br />Band names<br />Funk/pop<br />Formed in 1968<br />Original members<br />1982<br /...
The One Man Richie Band<br />Very successful<br />Wrote mostly love songs<br />#1 on pop charts with many songs including:...
USA for Africa<br />Benefit<br />Co-wrote with Michael Jackson<br />#1 on pop charts for a while<br />Recorded with over e...
Inspiration<br />R&B and love songs<br />Surprise<br />No specific sound in mind<br />Imagines how a song will play when f...
First Wife<br />Brenda Harvey<br />College sweetheart<br />October 18, 1975<br />Nicole Richie in 1983<br />Affair<br />Di...
Second Wife<br />Diane Alexander<br />December 21, 1995<br />Miles Brockman: May 27, 1994.<br />Sofia Brockman: August 24,...
Academy Awards<br />1982 nomination-Endless Love<br />1986 nomination-The Color Purple<br />1986 win-White Nights<br />Bes...
Golden Globes<br />1982 nomination-Endless Love<br />1986 win-White Nights<br />Best Original Song<br />http://www.youtube...
ASCAP and Image Awards<br />1991 won-Endless Love<br />Most Performed Feature Film Standards<br />1989 win-Special Award<b...
The Grammys and TV Land Awards<br />1982 nomination-The Elephant Man<br />Best Album of  Original Score Written for a Moti...
Bibliography<br />Youtube<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4weG1BSDtA 1:14<br />http://www.lionelrichie.com/<br />http...
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Lionel Richie

  1. 1. By<br />Cayla<br />Walton<br />Lionel Richie<br />
  2. 2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5EmnQp3V48<br />1:26<br />
  3. 3. Accomplishments<br />Singer<br />Songwriter<br />Instrumentalist<br />Record producer<br />Actor<br />
  4. 4. Childhood<br />June 20th, 1949<br />Birth name<br />Tuskegee, Alabama<br />Parents<br />Grandparents<br />Siblings<br />
  5. 5. The Commodores<br />First main band<br />Band names<br />Funk/pop<br />Formed in 1968<br />Original members<br />1982<br />Newest members<br />
  6. 6. The One Man Richie Band<br />Very successful<br />Wrote mostly love songs<br />#1 on pop charts with many songs including:<br /> Endless Love, You Are, My Love, Stuck on You, Dancing on the Ceiling, My Destiny, Just Go<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSCRumqmdQg<br />
  7. 7. USA for Africa<br />Benefit<br />Co-wrote with Michael Jackson<br />#1 on pop charts for a while<br />Recorded with over eighty well-known artists:<br /> Justin Bieber, Josh Groban, Miley Cyrus, Enrique Iglesias, Pink, Usher, Celine Dion, Fergie, Jonas Brothers, Lil’ Wayne, Akon, T-Pain, Kanye West, Jason Mraz, and Jordin Sparks<br />
  8. 8. Inspiration<br />R&B and love songs<br />Surprise<br />No specific sound in mind<br />Imagines how a song will play when finished<br />Imagines fans’ reactions<br />
  9. 9. First Wife<br />Brenda Harvey<br />College sweetheart<br />October 18, 1975<br />Nicole Richie in 1983<br />Affair<br />Divorce<br />17 years<br />
  10. 10. Second Wife<br />Diane Alexander<br />December 21, 1995<br />Miles Brockman: May 27, 1994.<br />Sofia Brockman: August 24, 1998<br />Divorce 2004<br />
  11. 11. Academy Awards<br />1982 nomination-Endless Love<br />1986 nomination-The Color Purple<br />1986 win-White Nights<br />Best Music, Original Song<br />
  12. 12. Golden Globes<br />1982 nomination-Endless Love<br />1986 win-White Nights<br />Best Original Song<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP7m5VqQ6f8&feature=related<br /> 1:18<br />
  13. 13. ASCAP and Image Awards<br />1991 won-Endless Love<br />Most Performed Feature Film Standards<br />1989 win-Special Award<br />Entertainer of the Year<br />
  14. 14. The Grammys and TV Land Awards<br />1982 nomination-The Elephant Man<br />Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special<br />2008 win-Icon Award<br />
  15. 15. Bibliography<br />Youtube<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4weG1BSDtA 1:14<br />http://www.lionelrichie.com/<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Richie<br />http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005360/<br />http://www.artistdirect.com/artist/lionel-richie/484896<br />http://www.amazon.com/Lionel-Richie/dp/B000001AIY<br />

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