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Lionel Richie

Pat Benatar in Paris on January 12th, 1983. Dolly Parton on 'Dolly,' in 1987. Lionel Richie at the American Music Awards, 1985. Patrick Aventurier/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images/ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images hide caption

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Kenny Chesney (left) performs with Lionel Richie at an April 2 event called Lionel Richie and Friends in Concert in Las Vegas. Other performers at the concert included country stars Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, The Band Perry and Rascal Flatts. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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"If I had to have another title for this record besides Tuskegee," Lionel Richie says, "it would be called All the Songs That They Told Me Would Ruin My Career." Alan Silfen/UMG Nashville hide caption

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Hello? Is This The Country Album You're Looking For?

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A Tuneful 'Coming Home' for Lionel Richie

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