The Commodores is an funk/soul band of the 1970s and 1980s. The members of the group met as mostly freshmen at Tuskegee Institute with lead singer Lionel Richie. The Commodores won a Grammy Award for Best R&BPerformance Group with Vocals. Known for their R&B hits Just to Be Close to You, Easy, Brick House, ThreeTimes A Lady, Zoom, Sail On, and many more. The group is credited with seven number one songs and a host of other Top Ten hits on the Billboard charts. The Commodores Magic Midday Celebrities!