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International superstar and Tuskegee, Ala., native Lionel Richie has a discography of albums and singles that is second to none. Richie is one of only two songwriters in history to achieve the honor of having No. 1 records for nine consecutive years. With more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, he also has an Oscar®, a Golden Globe®, four GRAMMY® Awards, the distinction of MusiCares Person of the Year in 2016, and he was a Kennedy Center Honoree in 2017. Richie is known for mega-hits “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long,” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck on You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling” and “We Are the World.” His song catalog also includes his early work with The Commodores, when he penned smashes such as “Three Times a Lady,” “Still” and “Easy.” With his most recent All the Hits, All Night Long Tour, Richie sold out arenas worldwide with a set list of his brightest and best anthems. In recent years, he’s headlined festivals, including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands and Glastonbury, drawing the festival’s biggest crowd ever with more than 200,000 attendees.
Lauren Jauregui is an artist, singer, songwriter, creative and humanitarian. The 23-year-old has embarked on the next chapter of her career with the release of her debut solo song “Expectations” via Columbia Records. The track was written by Jauregui and provides fans the first glimpse into new music from the award-winning artist, which will continue to roll out into 2019. Jauregui spent most of the 2018 and 2019 in the studio with writers/producers like Khaled Rohaim, Illangelo, Kid Harpoon, King Henry, Ilsey Juber and Alex Hope. True to her artistic ethos, this next phase of Jauregui’s career finds her fully expressing her creativity in every aspect of her art, from writing songs to conceptualizing and editing videos. Lauren creative directed the music video for her song ‘More Than That’ which Billboard recognized as one of the best of 2019 so far. In January, Jauregui was included as a 2019 member of Forbes’ prestigious 30 Under 30 list. She has been featured on the cover of magazines such as NYLON, Ladygunn, tmrw, Coup de Main and King Kong Magazine. Outside of the studio, Jauregui has spent much of her life developing her talents beyond being a vocalist, from engaging in political activism and using her wide-ranging social platform as a mouthpiece to share her views. With more than 12 million followers across social media, Jauregui understands the power of her platform and her voice as a young member of society. She is politically outspoken and actively involved in protests. She has written several open letters since the 2016 United States presidential election, criticizing Donald Trump and his policies, including the "Muslim ban," calling it "disrespectful to Humanity." She penned an open letter to members of the Republican Party, which was published by Billboard in November 2016. She has marched with students from Parkland, FL for gun reform and has joined them on panels and for media interviews. As she gears up for the release of her debut solo album, she will continue her activism, imploring fans to be vocal about their stances, fight for human rights and get out and vote to make a difference.