Lionel Richie, heading ago to the Wynn, comment on the sudden leave of “American Idol” contestant Caleb Kennedy ~ above Sunday night.

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Lionel Richie performs throughout the 23rd yearly Keep Memory alive "Power the Love Gala" advantage for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo center for mind Health in ~ MGM grand Garden Arena on march 16, 2019 in ras Vegas. (John Katsilometes/Las las vegas Review-Journal)
Lionel Richie performs throughout the 23rd yearly Keep Memory lively "Power the Love Gala" benefit for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo facility for mind Health at MGM cool Garden Arena on march 16, 2019 in las Vegas. (John Katsilometes/Las las vegas Review-Journal)

Lionel Richie is coming back to Vegas through “Back come Vegas!”

The international superstar has 10 dates set at Encore theatre at Wynn las Vegas, Sept. 24-25; Oct. 1-2, 27, 29-30; Nov. 3, 5-6. All shows are 8 p.m (tickets start at $69.95, not including fees, on revenue 10 a.m. Friday).

Richie had sold out several dates at the Wynn prior to the pandemic. He additionally was in residency in ~ Zappos theater at world Hollywood for two years finishing in 2018. Richie is meant to carry out his huge complement of hits from his solo career and his years through the Commodores, including “Hello,” “All Night Long,” and also “Easy.”

As one “American Idol” judge, Richie commented Sunday ~ above the leave of finalist Caleb Kennedy. “A most times, we think about it, we prosper up and also we do mistakes and we look at our life behind us countless times and we say, ‘God, what was i thinking about when ns did that?’” Rickie told people magazine ~ Sunday’s semifinal episode. “This was one of those instances where we kind of give him a big hug indigenous the three of us.”

A southern Carolina native, Kennedy dropped the end of the display after a controversial video clip surfaced online, in which that is with a friend wearing a white hood comparable to those worn through the Ku Klux Klan.

Richie added, “He has certainly has a talent. The difficulty is, this is just one of those unfortunate decisions that had actually to it is in made and also we move on. But this will certainly be remembered in his lifetime and he’ll understand what it’s every about.”

Richie is on the panel with fellow Vegas headliners Luke Byran and Katy Perry, both that whom space announced to perform at Resorts people Las Vegas. The 3 will perform throughout “American Idol’s” finale on Sunday.

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