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Akon Featured on Lionel Richie's Upcoming LP

November 4, 2008 (3:36 am) GMT
Beside revealing the contributors for his upcoming 'Just Go' LP, Lionel Richie also brings out the lead single off the album.

For his next installment, has signed rappers and as his collaborators. Both rappers will share writing credits with Richie on the follow-up to Richie's 2006 "" which has sold 444,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Richie's next project is titled "Just Go" and scheduled to hit the U.S. stores on February 17, 2009 under Island Records. Beside listing Akon and Ne-Yo, the forthcoming effort will also have contributions from Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, Stargate, Johnta Austin and .

While the album is still months away from its release date, the lead single off the record titled "Good Morning" has hit radio airplays on November 3. The new song can be listened after the jump. Aside from the just-revealed lead single, other concrete details from the album remain secret.

In related news, Richie is set to perform on Wednesday, November 5 on ABC's "" along with professional dancers Cheryl Burke, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Kym Johnson, and Tony Dovolani. He will also make a live appearance on December 31 on Dick Clark's "New Year's Rockin' Eve".

Audio stream of Lionel Richie's "Good Morning":



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