Lionel Richie to Be Honored by Stevie Wonder, Demi Lovato & More as MusiCares Person of the Year

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Lionel Richie performs at Stadtwerke-Fest on July 4, 2015 in Potsdam, Germany. 

Usher, John Legend, The Roots, Zac Brown & Lenny Kravitz will also pay tribute.

Stevie Wonder, Usher, Lenny Kravitz and Demi Lovato will honor Lionel Richie when he’s named MusiCares person of the year in 2016. 

John Legend, The Roots and Zac Brown will also pay tribute to Richie at the Feb. 13 event in Los Angeles, the Recording Academy said Tuesday (Oct. 27).

 Previously announced performers include Pharrell Williams, Luke Bryan and Lady Antebellum

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The event, scheduled two days before the 2016 Grammy Awards, will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. 

Richie has had massive success as the lead singer of the Commodores and as a solo artist, with hits ranging from “Three Times a Lady” to “All Night Long (All Night).”