Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA

Lionel Richie played the Honda Center Sunday night with Mariah Carey playing their hits all night long. Mariah performed 13 songs including "Touch My Body," "Vision of Love," "We Belong Together," and "Hero."On one song, Carey brought a fan up onstage and sang to them.

Lionel Richie played songs spanning his nearly 50 years as an artist. The set was filled with Commodores and solo hits. Richie took the stage greeted the crowd then sat down at the piano to open with one of the biggest hits he had with the Commodores "Easy," mixed with his solo hit "My Love." For the last 4 songs before the encore, Richie broke out his biggest hits one by one from "Brick House," to "Hello," to "Say You, Say Me," with the Richie and the piano rising up then "We Are The World," which Richie played a key role in when it was recorded 32 years earlier with Michael Jackson and many of the biggest names in music. Richie came back for an encore of "All Night Long," which kept everyone dancing as the show ended.
Images and text by Alex Kluft