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Lenny Kravitz To Honour Prince At Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Lenny Kravitz is to perform a tribute to Prince at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.The 'Are You Gonna Go My Way' hitmaker will take to the stage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center...

Radiohead To Celebrate Ok Computer At Glastonbury?

Radiohead are reportedly set to mark the 20th anniversary of their acclaimed third studio LP 'OK Computer' at Glastonbury.The seminal 1997 chart-topping record by the English alternative rock band laid the groundwork for the experimental...

Nile Rodgers For Glastonbury

Nile Rodgers has confirmed himself for Glastonbury.The Chic frontman was asked by a fan on Twitter if he'll be performing at the iconic music event at Somerset's Worthy Farm this June, and he simply said...

Nile Rodgers Remembers Stevie Ray Vaughan In Emotional Sxsw Speech

Returning to the Austin, Texas arts and technology event for the first time since 1991, he reminisced about how he had been unable to focus on discovering new bands due to his pal's...

Nile Rodgers Was Waiting For George Michael Text When The Singer Died

The Chic star was with the singer two days before he was found dead and he was waiting to confirm another get together when he received the terrible news. Rodgers tells Press...

Nile Rodgers To Be Subject Of Bbc Documentary Series

The Chic legend will guide viewers through his musical legacy for the BBC 4 special, Nile Rodgers: Lost In Music, as well as share the secrets behind his enduring success.Taking inspiration from a feature he...

Nile Rodgers 'Perplexed' By Solo Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honour

The band were nominated for induction into the music institution for the eleventh time this year (16) but they failed to make the cut again, making them the most-nominated group not to get...

Nile Rodgers Preparing New Chic Album For 40th Anniversary

The Le Freak hitmakers previously announced a follow-up to 1992's Chic-ism would arrive in 2015, but the new tracks never materialised. Now frontman Nile Rodgers has revealed fans will finally get to...

Nile Rodgers Confirms Chic Album For 2017

Nile Rodgers has confirmed Chic's new album will be released in 2017. The 64-year-old musician admitted he didn't feel as though he could drop the record, 'It's About Time', this year following so many deaths...

Rita Ora Working With Nile Rodgers

Rita Ora has been working with Nile Rodgers on her new album.The 'I Will Never Let You Down' hitmaker has revealed the Chic guitarist has supplied ''some cool guitar riffs'' for her latest LP.Speaking about...

Tupac Shakur Leads Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2017 Nominees

Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam and Janet Jackson are nominated for entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.It is the first year the American hip-hop icon, who was killed in Las Vegas,...

Chic To Headline Festive Autism Rocks Concert

The Le Freak stars will perform at a special festive concert, named Autism Rocks Sessions with CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers, at London's Eventim Apollo on 23 December (16) to raise funds for autism...

Nile Rodgers Lands Bbc Ambassador Role

The Chic singer, whose hits like Le Freak and Everybody Dance remain dance floor classics, is a huge advocate of the power of music, with his new signing further showing that.The 63-year-old will head to...

Nile Rodgers: 'Bowie's Death Proves Let's Dance Is Cursed'

The Rebel Rebel singer passed away earlier this month (Jan16), after secretly fighting an 18-month battle with cancer. Chic singer Nile is just one of David's A-list friends who has shared their grief, but he's...

Nile Rodgers Taking Music Festival To London

The Chic star launched the event, also known as FOLD, in Long Island, New York in 2015 with acts including Pharrell Williams, Keith Urban, and Duran Duran. He is now bringing the...

Nile Rodgers: 'I Wish David Bowie Had Told Me He Was Ill'

The Chic star worked with Bowie on his 1982 album Let's Dance, producing hits such as Modern Love and China Girl, and he was left devastated when he heard the Starman rocker had...

Nile Rodgers Reveals Chic's Coachella Slot

In an interview in the New York Times on Friday (06Nov15), Nile said his disco funk band will be playing the festival for the first time, which he calls "awesome". The...

Janet Jackson And The Smiths Nominated For Hall Of Fame Honour

The Together Again singer has landed the honour for the first time, alongside Chaka Khan, Cheap Trick, The J.B.'s, Chicago, The Cars, Los Lobos and Steve Miller, as a solo artist. The...

Nile Rodgers' Festival Marred By Storm

The Chic legend organised the FreakOut! Let's Dance festival in Long Island, but his efforts were hampered by bad weather as high winds delayed the start of the event. Crew members reportedly...

Cara Delevingne Abandons Music Career

Cara Delevingne has abandoned her music career.The 22-year-old model-turned-actress has given up on her planned album, admitting she has ''no plans'' to turn herself into a singer despite having made no secret of her desire...

Duran Duran Confirm All-stars For New Album

The new album, scheduled for release in September (15) will feature Monae and Rodgers on the first single, Pressure Off, and actress Lohan, who provides a spoken-word vocal on Danceophobia. Other special...

Robin Thicke And Nile Rodgers To Play Charity Gig

The Blurred Lines star will perform at the Legacy of Hope Foundation's show in Brooklyn next month (Jul15) along with Rodgers and his band Chic and rapper Common. The gig at the...

Nile Rodgers Busks In London

The Chic frontman, who was in the U.K. capital to perform at the British Summer Time Festival on Sunday (21Jun15), wrapped up in a coat, scarf and woolly hat to sing and play...

Sam Smith Makes Stage Return With Chic

The Stay With Me hitmaker has not performed publicly since he cancelled tour dates at the start of May (15) to seek treatment for a vocal cord haemorrhage. He flew to the...

Nile Rodgers To Receive Bmi Icon Award

The Chic leader, who is very much back in vogue thanks in part to his recent work with dance music duo Daft Punk, will receive the prestigious prize at the Saban Theatre in...

Tributes Pour In For Errol Brown

Beverley Knight and Nile Rodgers have led tributes to Hot Chocolate frontman Errol Brown.The 'Shoulda Woulda Coulda' hitmaker was among the first celebrities to share her sorrow on Twitter shortly after learning of the 71-year-old...

Tributes Pour In For Errol Brown

Beverley Knight and Nile Rodgers have led tributes to Hot Chocolate frontman Errol Brown.The 'Shoulda Woulda Coulda' hitmaker was among the first celebrities to share her sorrow on Twitter shortly after learning of the 71-year-old...

David Bowie Track To Feature In Nile Rodgers Musical

The Le Freak hitmaker announced in 2012 he was penning a musical based on his book, Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny, and he has asked various musicians...

Nile Rodgers Felt Like He Was Listening To Ghosts

Nile Rodgers felt like he was listening to ghosts when he heard old tapes of him and his Chic bandmates.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker has revealed he was inspired to make Chic's first album for 23...

Nile Rodgers: 'Noel Gallagher Is Afraid Of Crowds'

Chic star Nile Rodgers is convinced Noel Gallagher is harbouring a secret fear of crowds.The veteran musician reveals Gallagher has pulled out plans to attend several Chic gigs because he did not want to deal...

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