Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey joining forces for 2017 tour

FILE - This July 2, 2016, file photo shows Mariah Carey at the 2016 Essence Festival in New Orleans. Carey and Lionel Richie announced Monday, Dec. 12, they are joining forces for the All The Hits Tour, which kicks off in Baltimore on March 15, 2017. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Get ready to party all night long with Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey.

The singers announced Monday they are joining forces for the All The Hits Tour, which kicks off in Baltimore on March 15, 2017.

Tickets for the 35-date tour, starring Richie with Carey as a special guest, go on sale Saturday.

FILE - In this June 28, 2015, file photo, Lionel Richie performs on the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury music festival on Worthy Farm, Glastonbury, England. Richie and mariah announced Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, they are joining forces for the All The Hits Tour, which kicks off in Baltimore on March 15, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
FILE – In this June 28, 2015, file photo, Lionel Richie performs on the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury music festival on Worthy Farm, Glastonbury, England. Richie and mariah announced Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, they are joining forces for the All The Hits Tour, which kicks off in Baltimore on March 15, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Both Richie and Carey have a string of hits that remain popular today. Richie’s catalog includes “All Night Long (All Night),” ”Hello” and “Stuck on You.” In addition to Grammy wins, he’s won an Oscar and Golden Globe.

Carey is only behind the Beatles for most No. 1 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart with 18. Her hits include “Vision of Love,” ”Hero” and “We Belong Together.”

The tour will wrap in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 27.

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