LONDON, UK (Top40 Charts/ ITV1 Official Website)
ITV brings one of the world's biggest music stars, Lionel Richie
onto this unique stage for one night only.
Guaranteed to be the hottest ticket in town, This Is Lionel Richie, produced by ITV Studios, will see the global superstar perform his biggest and most loved hits live in front of a studio audience. Lionel will also be joined on stage singing unmissable duets with singing sensation Pixie Lott
and X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson. The show will also feature an exclusive interview the legendary singer from his house in LA, conducted by Christine Bleakley.
The Oscar and Grammy award winning singer songwriter, who has dominated the charts over the last four decades with a string of hits including Endless Love, Hello, Truly, Easy and Dancing On The Ceiling, will be bringing his infectious blend of R&B and soul to this intimate stage.
said ""I am so excited to be doing this show for ITV1. I always enjoy performing in front of an audience and I love being here in the UK, all my British based fans make me feel so welcome. I can't wait to sing some of my classic hits; it's always so special singing them."
Richie is bringing out a greatest hits album in March called Tuskegee which is a collection of all his classic hits performed as duets with big named country acts.
The programme was commissioned by ITV's Controller of Entertainment John Kaye Cooper
who said "Lionel is one of the world's most iconic performers with some of the world's most loved songs in his repertoire. We are delighted that he will be treating ITV viewers to a unique performance of all our favourites and welcoming some very special guests."
This Is Lionel Richie
is an ITV Studios production for ITV1 and is executive produced by Lee Connolly.