Lionel Richie Goes To Harvard For An Award Today

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Former [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Commodores[/lastfm] member and immensely successful solo artist[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Lionel Richie[/lastfm] today will be saluted today…

Lionel gets the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award from Harvard University.

The Harvard Foundation is recognizing Richie for co-writing the 1985 charity anthem “We Are the World” as well as for his fundraising for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Richie’s next studio album Tuskegee, a collection of country duets, is due in March. ~JZ.

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