"Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr." is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor. Beginning in 1968, he was a member of the musical group Commodores signed to Motown/Motown Records. Richie made his solo debut in 1982 with the album Lionel Richie (album)/Lionel Richie and number-one hit "Truly (song)/Truly". He has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the List of best-selling music artists/best-selling artists of all time.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Lionel Richie on Wikipedia.