WHEN: SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2019 // 8 P.M.
WHERE: AMWAY CENTER // ORLANDO, FLORIDA
ON-SALE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019 // 10 A.M.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA [January 16, 2019] Lionel Richie, one of the most successful solo artists in pop and R&B history and one of the most popular singer/songwriters of the modern era, announced his All The Hits Tour, presented by AEG Presents. Richie will take fans on an unforgettable musical journey featuring his most influential and revered songs that defined the icon’s unrivaled career. All The Hits Tour kicks off on January 25 in Honolulu, HI and Richie makes his debut performance at Orlando’s Amway Center on Saturday, March 9 for one night only. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 18 at 10 a.m.
International superstar Richie’s music is part of the fabric of pop and R&B, his music has a singular blend of songwriting artistry and euphonic singalong hooks, which propelled his mass appeal to fans of country, pop, R&B and soul alike, amassing more than 100 million album sales to date. In addition to being one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, during his illustrious career Richie has garnered numerous awards including an Oscar®, a Golden Globe®, four Grammy Awards®, the distinction of MusicCares Person of the Year in 2016 and an honoree of the Kennedy Center in 2017. In March 2018, Richie cemented his legacy at The Creative Life (TCL) Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood, one of the most historic awards in Hollywood. Most recently, he was honored with the Ivor Novello Performing Rights Society (PRS) for Music Special International Award, which is a distinction that represents the pinnacle of musical achievement and peer recognition in the music industry.
Richie released over 40 singles, five of which became number-one hits on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. He is best known for his mega-hits including, “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long,” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck on You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling,” and one of the most epic pop songs in music history, “We Are the World,” co-written with Michael Jackson for U.S.A. for Africa. His impressive song catalog also includes his early work with The Commodores, where he developed a groundbreaking style that defied all genre categories, composing the chart-toppers, “Three Times a Lady,” “Still” and “Easy.”
Richie was a judge on “American Idol last season and returns to the judge’s chair this season. In April 2016, he launched his headlining Las Vegas residency show, Lionel Richie—All the Hits, at The Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. His residency featured his brightest and best anthems and after a three-year run, the highly successful Vegas show wrapped in October 2018.
Tickets: $47, $62, $82, $121.50 & $171.50 (prices subject to change). All tickets are reserved. Buy tickets at Amway Center box office, Ticketmaster retail locations, charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000 or at Ticketmaster.com. All dates, act(s) and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, service, handling and facility fee charges. For Amway Center box office and ticket information, visit amwaycenter.com (phone purchases are not available through the Amway Center box office). The Amway Center is located at 400 West Church Street and the box office is located on the north side of the Amway Center, near the intersection of Church Street and Hughey Avenue.
About Amway Center
Amway Center is Orlando’s premier destination for live sports and entertainment. The Orlando Magic served as the developer of the Amway Center, which hosts major national events, concerts and family shows. Opened in the fall of 2010, the facility is owned and operated by the City of Orlando on behalf of the Central Florida community. The Amway Center was designed to reflect the character of the community, meet the goals of the users and build on the legacy of sports and entertainment in Orlando. The building’s exterior features a modern blend of glass and metal materials, along with ever-changing graphics via a monumental wall along one facade. A 180-foot tall tower serves as a beacon amid the downtown skyline. The 875,000 square foot, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified building features a sustainable, environmentally-friendly design and unmatched technology, including 1,100 digital monitors, the tallest high-definition video board in an NBA venue and multiple premium amenities available to all patrons in the building. Amway Center was honored with the International Association of Venue Managers’ 2017 Venue Excellence Award which is bestowed upon facilities excelling in the management and operation of public assembly venues. Amway Center was the only arena to garner this distinction. Additionally, the arena has earned numerous awards which most notably includes TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and was named SportsBusiness Journal’s 2012 Sports Facility of the Year. For more information about the Amway Center, visit www.amwaycenter.com.