SUPERSTAR Lionel Richie has announced Corinne Bailey Rae will be joining him as a special guest on his UK tour which will be stopping off at the second city on July 7.
Corinne Bailey Rae performed last month at the Grammy MusiCares Tribute concert honouring Lionel Richie as their Performer Of The Year alongside the likes of Stevie Wonder, Dave Grohl, John Legend, Rihanna and Florence Welch.
Starting on June 14, Lionel will perform open air concerts in parts of the UK he has never visited before including Sheffield, Manchester, London and Birmingham.
Lionel’s concerts are world-renowned for their party atmosphere and audiences will be able to join in singing along to all the hits from his extensive and much-loved repertoire spanning decades.
Lionel Richie said: “I always have a great time when I’m in the UK and I’m really pleased Corinne is going to be joining me on tour for these special shows.”
Corinne will release her new album ‘The Heart Speaks In Whispers’ on May 13 which will be her first collection of new material for six years.
Recorded both at her studio in Leeds and in Los Angeles the album is rich in fresh ideas and full of emotional energy surging through its songs like electricity.
Corinne has received critical acclaim throughout her career including two Grammy Awards, two MOBO Awards and three BRIT Award nominations.
Corinne Bailey Rae said: “I’ve always been a huge fan of Lionel Richie. His music has soundtracked many moments of my life. It’s an honour to be asked to join him on his British tour.”
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