Kobalt Music Publishing, Inc. has signed a global publishing agreement with renowned singer-songwriter and multiple Grammy Award winner, Lionel Richie. Richie is unarguably one of the most successful artists of all time, grossing more than 100 million album sales worldwide with five #1 hits and four Grammy Awards.

“I couldn’t be more excited about welcoming Lionel Richie into the Kobalt family,” Kobalt President Richard Sanders stated. “A true global superstar, his music has touched billions of people and influenced artists around the world.”

Kobalt_Company_LogoThroughout his career, Lionel Richie has been recognized time and time again for his talent, hard work, endless contribution to music, and overall humanitarian efforts.

“It is an honor to be representing Lionel Richie, one of our American treasures,” Kobalt GM/Creative and Acquisitions Sue Drew added. “His body of work is a testament to his talent and success and we are proud to be working with him.”