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: RT @mcondition: We will be returning to Philadelphia on Friday, August 7th to perform with our good friends Ledisi & Eric Benet at the Dell?
  2. @essencefest: RT @singersroom: #Videos: (@KeyshiaCole) Keyshia Cole - She http://t.co/wbtj1xXWVI
  3. @essencefest: Questlove's Three Favorite Most-Unlikely Duets of All Time http://t.co/6t1tDrbuu3 via @EssenceMag
  4. @essencefest: RT @newsone: Talking with @MayorSRB and @MayorLandrieu on the @tvonetv #NewsOneNow @essencefest Special. http://t.co/nu8dY1IQiE
  5. @essencefest: Another Braxton sister releases new music! Check out @TraciBraxton's new single, "Last Call". https://t.co/caAcydHZzi
  6. @essencefest: RT @essencemag: .@Questlove's Three Favorite Duets of All Time http://t.co/zYtK466b1m
  7. @essencefest: RT @postano: A recap of un-seen-before Social Media Visualizations at @essencefest by @Postano! #casestudy #eventprofs http://t.co/PISlvDPO?
  8. @essencefest: Check out Boyz II Men's new video. Do we love it? https://t.co/WHF3rRmGr6

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