LOS ANGELES — Lionel Richie fans were celebrating all night long (all night), all night … OK, you get it.
MusiCares honored the (original) “Hello” singer as its 2016 Person of the Year in Los Angeles on Saturday night, just two days before the 58th Grammy Awards.
The night got off to a rousing start with Lenny Kravitz’s electrified performance of “Running With the Night.” Then host Jimmy Kimmel came onstage, dressed as Commodores-era Lionel with a golden-trimmed, white pantsuit and Richie-esque wig.
“He has so many awards that this one he’s getting tonight goes right into the trash,” he said. “It’s going to be a fun night. It’s going to be a weird night.” Read more…