A promise is a promise: next year the American superstar LIONEL RICHIE will be coming to the Grote Kaai, on Friday 5th August 2022 to play Lokerse Feesten!
With more than 126 million albums sold, an Oscar and 4 Grammy Awards, he is one of the most successful pop stars ever. On the ‘Hello’ tour, he will play all the hits, both of The Commodores and solo, All Night Long. An unmissable juke-box of an exceptional performer!
International superstar LIONEL RICHIE has a discography of albums and singles that are second to none. His music is part of the fabric of pop music; in fact, LIONEL RICHIE is one of only two songwriters in history to achieve the honour of having #1 records for nine consecutive years. He sold more than 126 million albums worldwide, and received an Oscar®, a Golden Globe®, and four Grammy Awards®. The Tuskegee, Alabama native is a true music icon, known for his mega-hits such as “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long,” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck on You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling,” and co-wrote one of the most important pop songs in history, “We Are the World,” for USA for Africa.
His song catalog also includes his early work with The Commodores, where he developed a groundbreaking style that defied genre categories, penning smashes such as “Three Times a Lady,” “Still,” and “Easy”. With his most recent All the Hits, All Night Long Tour, LIONEL RICHIE sold out arenas worldwide with a set list of his brightest and best anthems. In recent years, he also headlined festivals including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, and Glastonbury, drawing the festival’s biggest crowd ever with more than 200,000 attendees.
In the summer of 2019, LIONEL RICHIE took fans on a spectacular musical journey with his new album, Live from Las Vegas along with his latest tour, the “Hello” tour, which kicked off on May 28th 2019. The album, which was released on August 16th that year was #1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart. The album also marks the legendary artist’s first release on Capitol Records.
The 47th edition of the Lokerse Feesten will take place from Friday 5th August to Sunday 14th August 2022. More names will follow soon.