Monday, 30 August 2010

Lionel Richie: `MJ's kids have great chance to living a normal life`

Lionel Richie has conceded he thinks the kid of Michael Jackson will have a great opportunity at living a 'normal life' after the death of his friend. The singer admitted that he miss everyday the star. The King of Pop famously home tutored them in a bid to keep them out of the public eye but mum Katherine cares for the kids, she decided it would be good to attend a public school for this kids.

Richie told the UK newspaper: 'I will be there for MJ's kid... I think they have a great chance to live a normal life. You know it's hard to be Michael Jackson's kids because you're out and it's you with Michael Jackson and he was larger than life.'

Saturday, 14 August 2010

Lionel Richie In Country Music Hall of Fame

At the Country Music Hall of Fame to Lionel Richie will perform as a particular guest and Museum's All for the Hall fundraising concert in Los Angeles on Sept. 23. As previously announced, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson and Taylor Swift will also perform during the event in a "guitar pull" format where songwriters sit together and take turns playing songs. For the guitar pull a forth songwriter has not yet been announced. Are available for $5,000 tables for five, while individual tickets are $1,000. Proceeds will address the museum's need for long term financial security and will provide a safety net for the institution and its work.

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Fantasy Concept Album Lionel Richie To Release

Lionel Richie to release a new album based on the fantasy stories of C.S Lewis this summer.

A top rate he has assembled backing band of 8 musicians, which he has called The Wardrobe. Aslan, the first 11 song release by Lionel Richie and the Wardrobe is set for an August release, and is a concept album based around The Chronicles of Narnia. "They are books I've always enjoyed," he told us from his home in California, "I am telling the legend through song, and I intend to tour later in the year."Richie has also enlisted the help of various stars from the world of music. Lady GaGa is to play the part of the White Witch, Elton John is tipped to play Tumnus and Richie himself will take the role of Aslan. The roles of the Pevensie children are taken by Amy Winehouse as Lucy, Justin Beiber as Edmund, Lil Wayne as Peter and Susan Boyle as Susan. Reports that Snoop Dogg will portray Giant Rumblebuffin have yet to be confirmed. The forthcoming tour will feature a full length stageshow, but the recording artists are unprobably to reprise their roles for the tour, due to other commitments. Aslan by Lionel Richie and The Wardrobe is released through Caspian records.