The All Night Long (All Night) star will join Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez on the roster at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino's The AXIS venue when he launches his Lionel Richie - All the Hits show there on 27 April (16).

He will play 20 shows in Sin City between April and October (16).

Announcing the news, Richie says, "I'm so excited to begin my residency at Planet Hollywood. I can't wait to share 'All the Hits, All Night Long' with all of my fans - it's a high energy show that is a perfect match for such a vibrant city!"

Spears recently extended her contract for her Britney: Piece of Me concerts for another two years, while Lopez is due to make her Vegas residency debut in January (16).

Other current Vegas regulars include Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, and Donny and Marie Osmond.