Lionel Richie Moves 20,000 CDs in One Hour on HSN‏

From Rolling Stone:

Lionel Richie hasn’t gone so far as to don a cowboy hat – yet – but that hasn’t kept him from feeling the love from the country music world: the R&B singer and Eighties pop star sold a whopping 20,000 copies of his new LP, Tuskegee, in a single hour during his live concert event on HSN last Friday night.

“To do this album was very eye-opening,” the five-time Grammy winner told Rolling Stone just before the start of the show, which broadcast live from St. Petersburg, Florida to the 24-hour shopping network’s TV, Web and Facebook audiences. “I didn’t realize that all of country knew all of my songs anyway.”

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