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Nile Rodgers Headlining Liverpool International Music Festival

Nile Rodgers & CHIC will headline the Liverpool International Music Festival next month.The legendary musician and his iconic band are set to performing on July 20 as they bring the opening night of the festival...

Dua Lipa Working With Nile Rodgers On New Album

Dua Lipa was ''on the brink of tears'' working with Nile Rodgers on her new album.The 'New Rules' hitmaker has been at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London this week recording the ''live instrumentation''...

Nile Rodgers To Host First Brits Viewing Party

Nile Rodgers is hosting his first BRITs Viewing Party to benefit The Brit School and his We Are Family Foundation.'Le Freak' hitmakers Nile Rodgers & CHIC have been nominated for Best International Group at this...

Nile Rodgers Has Role For Rupaul

Nile Rodgers has appointed RuPaul co-creative director of Chic's new album.The 66-year-old musician discussed the title of the record, 'Executive Realness' - a term popularised in 1990 documentary 'Paris Is Burning' - with his friend...

Nile Rodgers Thankful To Cher For Helping Chic Grow Us Audience

Nile Rodgers is thankful to Cher for enabling Chic to play around the world.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker's band are currently on the road with the 'Believe' hitmaker on her 'Here We Go Again Tour' -...

Nile Rodgers Shares Key To Success

Nile Rodgers thinks the key to his success is that his music makes people ''feel good''.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker believes most of his well known hits have been received well by the public because they...

Nile Rodgers' Therapeutic Music

Nile Rodgers' music is ''therapy'' for his mother, who is battling Alzheimer's.The CHIC star has revealed that he and his mom Beverly like to discuss his music in a bid to help her and himself...

Nile Rodgers Wants Musical Made Of His Life

Nile Rodgers wants a musical made about his life.The legendary guitarist has enjoyed an incredible five-decade spanning career which has seen him at the forefront of the disco explosion in the 70s with his band...

Nile Rodgers Says Woeful Performance Led To Sobriety

Nile Rodgers admits an embarrassing on-stage performance convinced him to give up drink and drugs.The 66-year-old musician - who rose to prominence as a member of the band Chic - has revealed he decided to...

Nile Rodgers Feels So Lucky To Be Cancer-free

Nile Rodgers feels like the ''luckiest man in the world' after beating cancer for a second time.The 66-year-old guitar legend celebrated last week's release of 'It's About Time' - the first new album from his...

Nile Rodgers: Making My Own Music Isn't A Big Deal

Nile Rodgers admits making music under his own name isn't ''that big of a deal'' to him.The 'Everybody Dance' hitmaker has worked with a whole host of musicians over the years from Madonna, the late...

Nile Rodgers Thanks Stars Who've Impacted His Life On New Chic Lp

Chic's new album 'It's About Time' pays homage to all of the stars who impacted Nile Rodgers' life.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker delayed the release of the disco group's first record in 24 years following the...

Nile Rodgers: Lady Gaga's More Respectful Than Madonna

Nile Rodgers says Lady Gaga was more ''respectful'' as an artist than Madonna in the studio.The Chic frontman teamed up with the 32-year-old star on a cover version of his band's 1978 disco anthem 'I...

Nile Rodgers And Chic To Join Cher On Tour

Nile Rodgers & CHIC will join Cher on her American and Canadian tour next year.The 'If I Could Turn Back Time' hitmaker has decided to hit the road for the first time in five years...

Nile Rodgers Says Stephen Hawking Inspired The Name Of His New Album

Nile Rodgers says Professor Stephen Hawking inspired the name of his new album.The 65-year-old record producer is set to release his first album with Chic in 26 years later this month and Nile - whose...

Nile Rodgers Refused To Produce Aretha Franklin's Disco Song

Nile Rodgers refused to produce a disco song for Aretha Franklin.The Chic star has revealed he was asked to work on the late soul legend's 1979 song 'Only Star' from her LP 'La Diva', but...

Madonna Surpassed Label's Expectation For Like A Virgin

Madonna's record label never expected 1984's 'Like a Virgin' to sell three million copies - let alone 28 million.Chic legend Nile Rodgers, who produced the 60-year-old Queen of Pop's second studio album - which featured...

Nile Rodgers Named Chairman Of Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Nile Rodgers has been named chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.The Chic legend - who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016 - is ''beyond humbled'' to have been chosen by the...

Nile Rodgers' 100k Gift For Lady Gaga

Nile Rodgers splashed out $100,000 on a guitar for Lady Gaga.The 65-year-old singer previously teamed up with the 'Poker Face' hitmaker for a 2016 Grammy Awards tribute to the late David Bowie, and the 'Star...

Nile Rodgers Owes Career To Michael Jackson

Nile Rodgers owes his music career to Michael Jackson.The Chic legend says that without the late King of Pop inviting him to work on his 1995 record 'HiStory', he wouldn't have returned to the industry...

It's About Time: Chic's New Album Coming In September

Chic's new double album will be released in September.The long-awaited new record from Nile Rodgers and co will drop on September 7 via Virgin EMI, but the first taster comes in the form of the...

Black Eyed Peas Working With Nile Rodgers

Black Eyed Peas are working with Nile Rodgers on new music.The Chic legend - who discovered his cancer had returned last summer but is now ''100 per cent'' healthy again - has made the iconic...

Nile Rodgers Breaks Nose In Studio Accident

Nile Rodgers has broken his nose after suffering a fall in his recording studio.The 65-year-old disco legend posted a video of himself trying to stem the blood flowing from his nose as he writhes on...

Bruno Mars Secured Chic Album Collab Through Anderson .Paak

Bruno Mars landed a feature on Chic's long-awaited LP 'It's About Time' through his support act Anderson .Paak.The 'Finesse' hitmaker was supported by the 32-year-old rapper on his '24K Magic Tour' in the UK last...

Ub40'S Ali Campbell Knew Time Was Right For A Real Labour Of Love Album

Ali Campbell admits he told people to 'f**k off' for 20 years when they asked him when he was going to make a new 'Labour of Love' album.The 59-year-old singer's UB40 line-up - comprised of...

Craig David Collaborates With Nile Rodgers

Craig David has been working on new music with Nile Rodgers.The 36-year-old singer/songwriter and the Chic star spent some time together recently in the studio and Craig has spilled that they managed to write and...

Rihanna Renders Nile Rodgers Speechless

Nile Rodgers is too shy of Rihanna to ask for a collaboration.The Chic legend has worked with the biggest stars in the music business - from the late Prince and David Bowie to Duran Duran...

Def Leppard And More For Teenage Cancer Trust Shows

Def Leppard, Nile Rodgers and Chic, UB40 and Roger Daltrey will headline Teenage Cancer Trust shows at London's Royal Albert Hall in 2018.The 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' rockers, reggae legends, 'La Freak' hitmaker and...

David Bowie Let's Dance Demo Released On His Birthday

David Bowie's 'Let's Dance' demo has been released to mark his 71st birthday (08.01.18). An early version of the track from the late music legend's 1983 record of the same name was mixed after Chic...

Beyoncé, Eminem And The Weeknd To Headline Coachella

Beyoncé, Eminem and The Weeknd have been confirmed to headline the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.The 'Can't Feel My Face' hitmaker is set to perform at the annual music extravaganza at the Empire...

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