Buzzing : Lionel Richie scores first UK no. 1

Lionel Richie performing at last month's Glastonbury Festival.
Lionel Richie performing at last month's Glastonbury Festival. PHOTO: AFP

LIONEL RICHIE SCORES FIRST UK NO. 1

Singer-songwriter Lionel Richie scored his first No. 1 in Britain in 23 years after playing an acclaimed set at British music festival Glastonbury on Sunday, the Official Charts Company said.

Lionel Richie & The Commodores' Definitive Collection was the most-sold album in Britain this week, based on sales of CDs, downloads, vinyl, and audio streams. It reached No. 10 on the chart on its release in 2003. Richie's last No. 1 album was Back To Front in 1992.

ASHTON KUTCHER MARRIES MILA KUNIS

Ashton Kutcher, 37, and Mila Kunis, 31, are married, People magazine reported. The former stars of sitcom That '70s Show wed over the July 4th weekend in a private ceremony, a source told the publication.

The wedding came nine months after Kunis gave birth to their first child - daughter Wyatt Isabelle Kutcher.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 07, 2015, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe