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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...

Nile Rodgers To Unveil New Chic Songs At Solar Eclipse Gig

Nile Rodgers is to unveil Chic's first new material in almost 25 years at a special gig in London on the day of a solar eclipse.The veteran musician and his band are set to perform...

Daft Punk Make Short Promo Film For New Chic Album

Electronic dance stars Daft Punk have reteamed with funk legend Nile Rodgers to create a short film for his first Chic album in over two decades.The Le Freak star recently enjoyed a popularity rebirth thanks...

Chic And Nile Rodgers To Return After 23 Years

Chic and Nile Rodgers are to release their first track in 23 years.The 70s disco band have announced today (09.02.15) that they will launch their new track, 'I'll Be There', at a special show at...

Chic To Release New Album In June

Chic are to release a new album later this year.The Disco group - fronted by legendary guitarist Nile Rodgers - have signed with Warner Bros. and agreed to release their first record in more than...

Nile Rodgers Working On New Chic Album With New Label

Nile Rodgers is working on his first Chic album in over two decades after signing a new deal with Warner Bros.The funky hitmaker, who recently enjoyed a popularity rebirth thanks to his work with Daft...

Miley Cyrus To Co-chair Elton John's Oscar Viewing Party

Controversial pop star Miley Cyrus has landed a role on the committee organising Sir Elton John's annual Academy Awards viewing party.The veteran singer's charity event is considered one of Tinseltown's hottest tickets of the year,...

Nile Rodgers Pours Doubt On Lady Gaga And Diane Warren Collaboration

Chic star Nile Rodgers has played down reports suggesting he and Diane Warren are working on Lady Gaga's next album after the trio was photographed together in a recording studio.The rumours about an all-star collaboration...

Mark Ronson Mistook For Nile Rodgers

Mark Ronson thinks he has excelled himself on his new album because people mistake it for someone else's music.The producer played 'Uptown Funk' - the lead single from upcoming LP 'Uptown Special' - to his...

Bob Dylan, Abba And Chic Recordings Join Grammy Hall Of Fame

Recordings by artists including Bob Dylan, Abba and Chic will be added to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015.The list of 27 classic singles or albums, aged 25 years or older, have been chosen...

Bob Dylan Inducted Into Grammy Hall Of Fame

Records from Bob Dylan, Sex Pistols and Lou Reed are among those inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.The 'Like a Rolling Stone' singer's iconic 1975 LP 'Blood on the Tracks' is one of 27...

Nile Rodgers Restoring Chic Recordings

Nile Rodgers is restoring some ''lost'' CHIC recordings.The 62-year-old musician was given a number of boxes of tapes he feared were lost forever four years ago, and now he has beaten cancer, he is working...

Nile Rodgers To Be Honoured By The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing

Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers is set to be honoured by bosses at The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing.The producer will be feted "for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and...

Nile Rodgers Completes Le Freak Remix

Nile Rodgers and Rudimental have completed their collaboration on the remix of Chic song 'Le Freak'.The artists reinvented the disco classic as part of the GoThinkBig project - an initiative launched by O2 which offers...

The Smiths Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

The Smiths, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails and Bill Withers are among the first-time nominees for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The four acts are eligible to be inducted next year if they...

Nile Rodgers To Perform With Late Bandmates On New Album

Chic star Nile Rodgers is working with bandmates from beyond the grave by reworking outtakes from old music to create new tracks.The disco legend has compiled old demos and lost tapes, including two Sister Sledge...

Nile Rodgers Dedicates Bestival Show To Late Guitar Technician

Chic star Nile Rodgers broke down in tears during his headlining set at Britain's Bestival festival on Sunday (07Sep14) as he paid tribute to his guitar technician Terry Brauer, who died hours before showtime.The disco...

Nile Rodgers Celebrates 42 Months Cancer-free

Music veteran Nile Rodgers marked a major milestone on Sunday (17Aug14) as he celebrated 42 months cancer-free.The star took to the stage at Britain's V Festival in Chelmsford, England on Sunday, and he shared his...

Nile Rodgers: New Duran Duran Tracks Are Sick

Nile Rodgers says the songs he's working on with Duran Duran are sounding ''sick''.The Chic guitarist-and-songwriter is in the studio with the band and producer Mark Ronson recording tracks for the group's next album.So far,...

Nile Rodgers Wants To Work With Prince

Nile Rodgers has revealed he wants to record with Prince.The Chic star will be touring with 'Purple Rain' singer this year and he is hoping to get in the studio with Prince and lay down...

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