"I came up with the idea of a blind girl and Lionel as a teacher. 'Hello' is one of the top videos ever." - Bob Giraldi (video director)
''When I was young, I watched beautiful women walk past but I was too shy to talk to them. I thought to himself, "Hello, is it me you're looking for." Years later I started to write a song using the phrase but got stuck and gave up, but my record producer liked the line and urged me to finish it.'' - Lionel Richie
"The loudest songs of the night are the slowest songs. You would think it's going to be boring, but no, it's a singalong. 'Hello', they can't wait to sing that song with me.'' - Lionel Richie
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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