Smooth, sultry, and soulful vocalist, producer, songwriter, & instrumentalist, Lionel Cornelius (LC) 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 5. At that time, he began entering local talent shows and later performed with his brothers in the group, The Power House Band. 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” in 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.” While working on his first solo project in 2011, Lionel was selected by Mr. Fred Cash as the lead vocalist for The Impressions, but decided to pursue a solo career instead. In 2012, Lionel won the the NAR Realtors® Got Talent Contest and was nominated for a Carolina Music Award for Best Male R&B Vocalist in 2013. Lionel has also held the #1 spot on ReverbNation’s Singer Songwriter chart for Charlotte, NC.
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.