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: Rush Hour Jam: A shout out to all our shining stars courtesy of Earth, Wind & Fire! http://t.co/EpwbWNRU0u
  2. @essencefest: C'est si bon: OINTB's Uzo Aduba at the Netflix launch party at Le Faust in Paris, France. http://t.co/SoQig3a3Y2
  3. @essencefest: Return to TV: Jada Pinkett Smith at the "Gotham" series premiere at The New York Public Library. http://t.co/VjpUAUNye7
  4. @essencefest: Kelly Rowland is looking fit & fab as we count down to big day. Check out some of our fav baby bump looks. http://t.co/RXyTW9heFg...
  5. @essencefest: Morning Music: "When the sun rises, we'll shine together" - Rihanna "Umbrella" http://t.co/GTXG9TtdPc
  6. @essencefest: Hot Stepper: Alfonso Ribeiro prepares to strut his stuff on "Dancing with the Stars - Season 19". http://t.co/UTFh0XA1wv
  7. @essencefest: Casting Call: Laurence Fishburne, Tracee Ellis Ross & Anthony Anderson at the 'PaleyFest Fall TV Preview" for ABC in Beverly Hills....
  8. @essencefest: Midday Music: Shalamar's "Second Time Around" http://t.co/RV8uEFQsrm

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