His second album Exclusive (2007) spawned his second Hot 100 number one "Kiss Kiss", in addition to "With You" and "Forever".Apart from his work in the music industry, Brown has pursued an acting career.
Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age.
Welch's take on "Dancing On the Ceiling" featured guitar-strumming and rhythmic hand-clapping from the idle string section.
Grohl, lead singer of Foo Fighters, showed off a rare romantic side with a jaunty version of "You Are" that had the crowd on its feet dancing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rihanna, Usher, Stevie Wonder and John Legend paid tribute to Lionel Richie in a musical tribute touching on his roots in R&B to his string of romantic, easy-listening ballads that ruled the airwaves in the 1980s.
Richie was toasted for his musical achievements and philanthropic work two days before the Grammy Awards.