Bold with an elegant stye and outright sensuous vocal quality describes him best. Producer, songwriter, instrumentalist & actor Lionel Cornelius is the youngest member of the multi-talented Cornelius family which includes the 70’s performing artists Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose. Lionel began singing and playing the trumpet and piano at the age of five at which time he also begin performing in local talent shows. Lionel was discovered and hired as an extra for the TV series Miami Vice. After working two episodes as an extra, Lionel was interviewed and cast by Michael Mann to work alongside Clarence Williams III in the "Tale of the Goat”, his first supporting role. Lionel's passion for the stage still exists today as he returns to the music industry with his debut single “Seriously in Love.” In 2012 Lionel won the the NAR Realtors® Got Talent contest followed by his nomination for a 2013 Carolina Music Award for Best Male R&B Vocalist. Lionel has also held the #1 spot on the Charlotte, NC ReverbNation’s Singer Songwriter chart.
Lionel is the owner and CEO of Lionel Cornelius Entertainment, a subsidiary of Lionel Cornelius Enterprises, Inc founded in 2001. LC Entertainment provides multimedia entertainment services including recording, production, post-production (music, video, film), artist management, and digital music sales.