Lionel Richie, Earth, Wind & Fire announce show in Orlando

Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind, and Fire will take the stage in Orlando this year as part of their upcoming tour.

Tickets to see the groups go on sale this Friday. The show is scheduled for Friday, May 31, at the Kia Center, which is located at 400 W. Church Street in downtown Orlando.

During his solo career, Richie has become one of the most successful balladeers of the 1980s, selling over 100 million records worldwide and making him one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. He has won four Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year for “We Are the World” and Album of the Year for Can’t Slow Down. His ballad, “Endless Love,” was nominated for an Academy Award, while “Say You, Say Me” won both the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.

In 2016, Richie received the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s highest honor, the Johnny Mercer Award. In 2022, he received the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress as well as the American Music Awards Icon Award. He was also inducted into the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2022. 

Earth, Wind, and Fire is a musical group whose style and sound span various music genres, including jazz, R&B, soul, funk, disco, pop, Latin, and Afro-pop. They are among the best-selling music artists of all time, with sales of over 90 million records worldwide. The band is known for its dynamic horn section and energetic and elaborate stage shows.

The band has won numerous awards, including six Grammys and four American Music Awards. They have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, the NAACP Image Award Hall of Fame, and Hollywood’s Rockwalk, and earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The band has also received an ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Heritage Award, a BET Lifetime Achievement Award, a Soul Train Legend Award, a NARAS Signature Governor’s Award, and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tickets for the show start at $36. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind, and Fire webpage.

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