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In 1985, Richie wrote and performed "Say You, Say Me" for the film White Nights. charts, staying there for four weeks, making it the number-two song of 1986 according to Billboard's Year-End Hot 100 chart, behind the charity single "That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne and Friends. On May 7, 2006, Richie performed on the main stage (Acura Stage) at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, replacing Antoine "Fats" Domino, who had fallen ill.The song won an Oscar for his efforts and reached No. He also collaborated with Michael Jackson on the charity single "We Are the World" by USA for Africa, another number-one hit. Richie released his eighth studio album titled "Coming Home" on September 12, 2006. The album was a big success for Richie in the United States, peaking at No. On December 9, 2006, Richie hosted and performed live on the British television show An Audience with Lionel Richie.

Richie seriously considered studying divinity to become a priest in the Episcopal Church, but ultimately decided he was not "priest material" and decided to continue his musical career.Richie and Rogers maintained a strong friendship in later years.Latin jazz composer and salsa romantica pioneer La Palabra enjoyed international success with his cover of "Lady," which was played at Latin dance clubs.Several more Top 10 hits followed, the most successful of which was the ballad "Hello" (1984), a sentimental love song that showed how far Richie had moved from his R&B roots. Since 2004, he has produced a total of six Top 40 singles in the UK.Richie had three more top ten hits in 1984, "Stuck on You" (#3), "Running with the Night" (#7) and "Penny Lover" (#8), as well as writing & producing "Missing You" for former labelmate and duet partner Diana Ross (#10 Pop, #1 R&B). Richie was the headliner at a 2000 Fourth of July tribute concert with Fantasia Barrino at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.He also co-wrote the 1985 charity single "We Are the World" with Michael Jackson, which sold over 20 million copies.

Richie graduated from Joliet Township High School, East Campus.

100,000–120,000 audience at the Glastonbury Festival, England.

His show was described as "triumphant" by the BBC and was followed by his return to the top of the UK albums chart with a reissued compilation album of his work as both a solo artist and with the Commodores. Richie was against the war, but says he could see a day when he would come and perform in Baghdad.

In May 2017, Lionel Richie was honored at Berklee College of Music during the 2017 Commencement Concert where graduating students performed a medley of his discography.

Richie was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music.

The album contained the number-one hit "All Night Long" a Caribbean-flavored dance number that was promoted by a colorful music video produced by former Monkee Michael Nesmith. Richie's albums in the 1990s such as Louder Than Words and Time failed to match the commercial success of his earlier work.