The 72-year-old performer, who serves as the Global Ambassador And Chairman of the Global Ambassador Board for Prince’s Trust, appeared to be making the most of his time at the star-studded event while posing for several photos.

The hitmaker and his girlfriend, 32, have been in a relationship for nearly a decade, and the former was previously married to two of his former partners.Richie kept it classy in a jet-black single-button jacket that was paired with matching sets of trousers and shoes at the event.

The American Idol judge contrasted the dominant tone of his outfit with a stark white button-up shirt. Parigi opted for a flowing black dress and a white sash that was tied  around her midsection while spending time with her partner.

The media figure rocked numerous articles of jewelry and her gorgeous black hair cascaded onto her shoulders and backside.Richie and Parigi were initially linked in the early 2010s, when they were first spotted in each other’s company.

The All Night Long singer was previously married to his college sweetheart Brenda Harvey, with whom he tied the knot in 1975. The pair went on to adopt a daughter named Nicole, although they eventually separated and divorced in 1993.The performer later began a relationship with Diane Alexander, whom he married in 1995.

Richie and his second wife previously made headlines when Harvey confronted them at the latter’s apartment in 1988.The singer and Alexander welcomed a son named Miles, aged 27, into their lives in 1994, and they added a daughter named Sophia, aged 23, to their family in 1998.The former couple remained together for six more years before their marriage was dissolved in 2004.

The performer later began a relationship with Parigi in the early 2010s, and they have remained together ever since then.Richie spoke about his romance with his partner during an interview with People, and he gushed about her various positive qualities. 

‘She’s extremely beautiful, but most importantly she’s smart and helps me deal with my crazy world…At this time in my life when you can be so jaded about things, [my girlfriend] Lisa kind of makes everything feel a bit safe,’ he said.

The singer remained uncommitted to a potential marriage, although he noted that he and Parigi were looking forward to their future as a couple. ‘There’s always big plans. Do I have an exact time on this? Oh, hell no. I don’t. But there is light at the end of the tunnel. I’m sure.’ 

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