Lionel Richie

Trailblazing actress Cicely Tyson and music legend Ray Charles will be posthumously inducted into the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame in 2022.

Unfriendly Skies On Christmas Eve, Memphis Hustle guard Marquis Teague (seen above) and forward Trahson Burrell boarded a flight from Dallas to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Reportedly, passengers in first class gave their blankets to the NBA players, who were sitting in coach. The Associated Press reports, “A Black flight attendant accused them of theft […]

Legendary blues musician B.B. King died Thursday night at the age of 89 in his home in Las Vegas. King suffered a series of small strokes as a result of type 2 diabetes, which he suffered from for several decades. On Monday, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now paid homage to B.B King through a special video tribute […]

During this year’s “Essence” Festival, Roland Martin sat down with Lionel Richie. During their chat Richie explained how he got started in the music industry, how concert audiences overseas love our music and what he is looking forward to in 2015. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on […]

Podcast: Download This year’s Essence Festival was amazing and “NewsOne Now” was there to cover it all. Listen to interviews with Anthony Anderson, David and Tamela Mann, Michelle Williams, Lionel Richie, Erica Campbell, Tyrese, Raheem DeVaughn, Ledisi and appearances from some of our biggest stars. All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast. If you missed the “NewsOne Now” Essence […]

He has an estimated worth of over $200 million, so while it’s likely more of an issue of accounting than falling onto hard times, singer-songwriter Lionel Richie owes the IRS majorly. SEE MORE: ‘Community’s’ Donald Glover to Play Tracy Morgan on ’30 Rock’ TMZ has the scoop on the original Ne-Yo’s debt: According to documents obtained by […]