Lionel Richie will be presented with the prestigious Nordoff Robbins' star-studded O2 Silver Clef Awards on Friday 1st July, in London.
He said that he was so proud to be one of the few Americans to receive the O2 Silver Clef Award which supports a wonderful charity.
He will also embark on a world tour that will bring him to Europe this summer.
Richie is being presented with the award in recognition of his long and successful career.
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