Lionel Richie remains to be buzzing with the magic from “The Biggest Night time In Pop” precisely 39 years later … the legendary singer proved he can nonetheless carry the home down with immediately’s contemporary, younger expertise!!!
TMZ additionally obtained footage of LR performing a duet with Jon Batiste of his chart-topping monitor, “All Night time Lengthy,” inside Delilah in West Hollywood.
Lionel launched Jon and Andra Day to the stage … and was having fun with the present till Jon performed the opening keys of “All Night time Lengthy” and Lionel could not resist becoming a member of in … cannot have these TikTokers pondering JB got here up with the monitor!!!
Jon spoke on the track being a beacon of togetherness and he and Lionel harmonized the ‘Jambo Jumbo’ collectively.
Later, Jon and Andra joined forces to belt out their model of “We Are the World” … incomes LR’s approval!!! Good job, guys.
Netflix had its premiere for “The Biggest Night time In Pop” at The Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood beforehand … a doc that chronicles the backstory of 1985’s megahit “We Are the World” … the African charity megahit that grew to become the fastest-selling single on the time.
The report boasted of just about each celebrity in music on the time … Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Stevie Surprise, Ray Charles — you identify it … and goes into element about how they had been in a position to handle dozens of legends’ egos and find yourself profitable 4 Grammy awards.
Extra importantly, although … this charitable effort raised tons of money — upwards of $60 mil towards preventing famine and starvation in Ethiopia. So, it was successful on all fronts.
Contained in the premiere, Lionel joked in regards to the variations between the movie and music trade and received a hearty snicker from the group … as a result of it is most likely true!!!
From his expertise, making motion pictures is way more taxing in his guide — however this one was value it!!!