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Who Do You Think You Are?: Lionel Richie Teaming Up with Rascal Flatts & Others for New Album

March 03, 2011 08:00 AM by Shayla Perry

Lionel Richie, who will be featured in this Friday’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? on NBC, is headed back to the studio! (We know — we’re excited too!) For his latest album, “Tuskegee,” Richie is reworking some of his greatest hits and teaming up with some unexpected friends, like Rascal Flatts. Who else can we expect to hear on Lionel Richie’s new album? Keep reading to find out! You may be surprised…

What could be better than the legendary Lionel Richie remaking some of his biggest hits for a new album? How about some awesome duets with Country music legends like Willie Nelson and Kenny Rogers, and newcomers Rascal Flatts and (wait for it…) Taylor Swift?!!

Yup — it’s true! For his new album, titled “Tuskegee,” (as in Tuskegee, Alabama where he was born, and the Tuskegee Institute where he once taught music) Lionel Richie is teaming up with some of the biggest names in Country music, and we can’t wait to hear the result!

But before you start “Dancing on the Ceiling,” Richie is still in talks with Taylor Swift for their possible duet. But, seriously — who would turn that down?!

Lionel Richie’s new album, “Tuskegee,” is expected to be released this summer, but you can watch him on Who Do You Think You Are? this Friday on NBC at 8|7c.

Tell us… What’s your favorite Lionel Richie song?

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