Gershwin Prize

The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Salutes Lionel Richie

Clip: Season 2022 | 50s | Video has closed captioning.

This May, The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song salutes musician, Lionel Richie. Richie is an Alabama-born songwriter with a smooth voice and a deft touch for the romantic ballad. Lionel Richie’s unforgettable work has shown us that music can bring us together. Even when we face problems and disagree on issues, songs can show us what we have in common.

Aired: 05/17/22

Rating: NR

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Corporate funding is provided by Wells Fargo. Funding is also provided by AARP, Universal Music Group and ASCAP. Travel is provided by United Airlines. Funding is also provided by The …

Celebrating Lionel Richie

2022 GERSHWIN PRIZE

Celebrating Lionel Richie

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