His set seems to have hit the right note as Lionel Richie & The Commodores Definitive Collection is heading for the number one album spot.
The album last featured in the charts in 2003, when it reached number 10.
According to the Official Charts Company, it had climbed 103 places by mid-week.
If Richie gains the top spot it will be his first number one album in 23 years.
Taylor Swift's 1989 and Ed Sheeran's X are also expected to be among the top five albums.
On the singles chart, newly-crowned X Factor judge Rita Ora is on track to be the highest new entry with her single Poison.
COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? firstname.lastname@example.org