Lionel Richie Today Show 2015

Lionel Richie performs on "Today" on Sept. 16, 2015.

Courtesy Photo

Joining a long list of artists, Lionel Richie has announced that he will begin a Las Vegas residency.

Lionel Richie Named 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year

Richie announced the news on the Today show on Wednesday (Sept. 16), in addition to performing “Easy.” 


Richie says his residency will begin in April 2016 at The Axis at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Tickets are available here

Britney Spears Staying in Las Vegas

This news comes at the heels of Britney Spears’ announcement that she will extend her Vegas residency at the same venue for another two years.

"I'm not ready to leave Vegas yet! And I just really, really love this show and this city," Britney told E!