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Lionel Richie has announced the new dates on his 2022 tour and he's going to be visiting all corners of the UK.
Lionel Richie has announced new dates for his jam-packed UK and European tour.
The American Idol judge is taking to the road and is set to play all over the UK next year.
The 71-year-old's Hello Tour was due to take place in 2020 but was postponed and rescheduled three times due to the pandemic.
Lionel Richie is looking to make up for it in 2022 with 21 UK dates including gigs at Longleat Park, Blenheim Palace and Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh.
The Grammy Award-winning singer said of the date changes: "I was originally scheduled to bring my Hello Tour to the UK and Europe in the summer of 2020, but for the health and safety of all, with the world in lockdown, the live music industry was forced to reschedule their 2020 tour dates.
"With the ongoing Covid-19 health crisis, keeping everyone’s health and safety in mind, subsequent rulings and restrictions across the UK and Europe have meant the inevitable postponements of shows and the rescheduling of festivals at which I was scheduled to appear this summer."
The original Hello Tour – due to start in 2020 – will now take place between June 2, 2022 and August 7, 2022 across the UK and Europe.
Tickets are now on sale via a number outlets with some dates already nearly sold out.