Wednesday declared “Lionel Richie Day” in Las Vegas

Image credit: Bryan Steffy Lionel Richie, who’s been playing a residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, was presented with a key to the legendary Las Vegas strip on Tuesday.

Clark County Commissioner Jim Gibson also honored the legendary artist by officially declaring Wednesday as “Lionel Richie Day” in Vegas.

Richie recently announced the final dates of his critically acclaimed Vegas residency, Lionel Richie — All the Hits, which celebrates a career spanning four decades, during which he’s sold nearly 100 million albums worldwide and picked up four Grammy Awards.

Richie’s final residency dates at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will kick off on Wednesday and run through October 20.  And of course, you can see him when he returns as a judge on the upcoming new season of American Idol on ABC.

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