Essence Music Festival

ESSENCE Festival: Lionel Richie's 13 Best Videos & Performances

In honor of 2014 ESSENCE Festival headliner Lionel Richie, we're taking a trip down memory lane—bellbottoms, afros, jheri curls and all! From Richie's musical beginnings with the Commodores to his stellar solo career and epic duet with Diana Ross, we've compiled his 13 best music moments on camera.

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  1. @essencefest: Sharp Dressed Man! Tyson Beckford at the Courvoisier Launches Exceptional Journey Campaign in New York City. http://t.co/3XUqxk13O7
  2. @essencefest: Ready to Party: Michael B. Jordan at a VIP Pre-Fight party in Las Vegas, Nevada. http://t.co/dm9aFmnkAF
  3. @essencefest: Daytime Divas: Whoopi Goldberg joined Robin Roberts on the set of "Good Morning America" in New York City this week. http://t.co/8B7ga5soV4
  4. @essencefest: "Get On Up" Berlin! Chadwick Boseman is all smiles at a photocall for the film in Germany. http://t.co/8728BGbLB7
  5. @essencefest: The skin they're in: Lupita Nyong'o joins Elmo for her debut appearance on "Sesame Street". http://t.co/p8nMxf1yLS
  6. @essencefest: ?I never wanted to leave her side.? Congrats to Tiffany & Lenson. See more here http://t.co/Dmrg6ut6Ok #BridalBliss http://t.co/AaCHaB9DS9
  7. @essencefest: Rush Hour Jam: A shout out to all our shining stars courtesy of Earth, Wind & Fire! http://t.co/EpwbWNRU0u
  8. @essencefest: C'est si bon: OINTB's Uzo Aduba at the Netflix launch party at Le Faust in Paris, France. http://t.co/SoQig3a3Y2

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