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5 Things I’d Rather Do Than Listen to Lionel Richie’s Upcoming ‘We Are the World’ Remake

Remember when Lionel Richie threatened to curate a new version of "We Are the World" a few months ago? Reuters reports that Richie, along with his American…
Dan Weiss / May 16, 2020

Lionel Richie Wants to Remake ‘We Are the World’

In 1985, "We Are the World" brought together the biggest stars in music to raise money for African famine relief. And it did to the…
SPIN Staff / March 24, 2020

Watch Busta Rhymes, Black Thought, and More Perform LL Cool J Hits at the Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center honored a rapper, LL Cool J, for the first time in 40 years earlier this month at its annual ceremony in Washington D.C. To commemorate the…
Tosten Burks / December 27, 2017

LL Cool J, Lionel Richie, and Gloria Estefan Awarded Kennedy Center Honors at Trump-Free Ceremony

LL Cool J is now the first hip-hop artist to ever receive a Kennedy Center Honor. The award was bestowed upon the legendary Queens rapper…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 4, 2017

Lionel Richie Is Thinking About Not Attending the Kennedy Center Honors Ceremony Because of Trump

Shortly after this year's Kennedy Center Honors were announced, recipient Norman Lear (producer of TV shows like All in the Family and The Jeffersons) said that he was intending…
Brian Josephs / August 16, 2017

That Time Lionel Richie Gave Dave Grohl a Muffin Basket

Lionel Richie recently chatted with Dave Grohl for a SiriusXM Town Hall interview from Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. During their talk, the Foo Fighters…
Rachel Brodsky / May 18, 2016

The Best and Worst Moments of the 2016 Grammys

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards are a wrap — the stage has been cleared, the trophies have been given out, the thinly veiled rebuttals to Kanye…
SPIN Staff / February 16, 2016

The Ten Things About the 2016 Grammys That Are Gonna Piss Everyone Off

If righteous indignation isn't the reflexive reaction for most folks when watching the Grammys, it's probably at least their preferred mode of viewership. Because really,…
Andrew Unterberger / February 12, 2016

Bonnaroo 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN ventured down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to camp out at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. We caught performances by Yeezus…
SPIN Staff / June 17, 2014

Inside Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Gala: Lorde Smiles, Miley Behaves, Lionel Richie Shines

It's far too easy to be snarky about Grammy week, the time when the music industry celebrates itself in extravagant and expensive fashion: a week…
Jem Aswad / January 26, 2014

ACL Music Festival 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos From Sunday

Atoms for Peace, Phoenix, Franz Ferdinand, Phosphorescent, MS MR and, yes, Lionel Richie cap off the fest's final day.
Jolie Ruben / October 7, 2013

Best Coast’s Fleetwood Mac Cover Leads Busy Night for Late-Night TV

Fleetwood Mac comparisons are inherently overblown. The Los Angeles pop-rockers' luxurious legend and staggering sales belong to another era; groups held up to them, from…
Marc Hogan / July 18, 2012

Lionel Richie and Kenny Rogers Hang in a Tent, Recall the Birth of ‘Lady’

SPIN went backstage with Das Racist, chauffered the Black Lips, pitched a tent with EMA, and visited the campgrounds with Danny Brown at Bonnaroo this…
Luke McCormick / June 20, 2012

Who Charted? Silversun Pickups Pull Out Week’s Best Debut

First! Carrie Underwood has pwned the competition and taken No. 1 for a second week on the Billboard 200, with 102,000 copies of Blown Away…
Devon Maloney / May 16, 2012

Who Charted? Beastie Boys Sales Soar as Fans Honor MCA

First! Carrie Underwood's big arrival on the Billboard 200 this week makes Jack White's personally historic No. 1 last week look slightly less impressive, regardless…
Devon Maloney / May 9, 2012
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