Lionel Richie is an American singer-songwriter with a discography of albums and singles second to none and is part of the fabric of American pop music. Richie was a founding member of the Commodores – one of the most popular R&B acts of the late 1970’s. He contributed to hits such as “Easy,” “Brick House” and “Three Times a Lady.” Richie left the band in 1980 to focus on his solo career and released his self-titled debut album in 1982. “Truly” a ballad from that album reached number 1 and earned him a Grammy Award for best male pop vocal performance. He is also a Golden Globe winner, an Oscar winner and five time People’s Choice Award winner to name just a few of his achievements.
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Taylor Swift is a seven-time Grammy winner and the youngest winner in the history of the music industry’s highest honour, the Grammy award for album of the year. She is the only artist in history to have sold over 1 million albums in the U.S three times and the first artist since the Beatles to log six or more weeks at number one in the U.S. It is no surprise she is a global superstar with insanely catchy yet deeply personal self-penned songs that transcend music genres, and a savvy businesswoman who has built a childhood dream into an empire