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Lionel Richie is headed to Las Vegas: 'It's just time,' he says

Lionel Richie is headed to Las Vegas: 'It's just time,' he says

There’s a great line that I use all the time,” Lionel Richie said the other day. “I’m in a business where you work so hard for the red light to turn green, so when it does, you have to do as much as you can before it turns red again.”

Richie, the veteran pop-soul singer and songwriter, was explaining why, at 66, he’s hustling as hard as he ever has: playing massive festival gigs at Bonnaroo and Glastonbury, working on new music and, as he announced Wednesday morning on the “Today” show, preparing for a residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas that will launch in April. (He’ll also receive the MusiCares Foundation’s...

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