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Nile Rodgers Wants To Work With Prince

23rd May 2014

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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Moogfest 2014 Gets To The Heart Of Electronic Music With Shows From Kraftwerk And Pet Shop Boys

By Holly Williams | 22nd April 2014

Named after America's main pioneer in the world of electronic music, Robert Moog, Moogfest is finally back after a brief sabbatical which saw them miss 2013 - to much disappointment from electronic lovers everywhere.The much-adored...

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Fascinating Fact: 4139797

4th April 2014

Chic star Nile Rodgers is to be honoured with the International Music Summit's Legends Award. The organisation will fete the star at an event on the Spanish island of Ibiza on 21 May (14).

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Nile Rodgers And Chic To Play In Croatia

26th March 2014

Nile Rodgers and Chic will play Croatia for the first time later this year. The 'Le Freak' hitmakers have been added to the bill for Unknown Festival 2014, which will take place in September, along...

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Nile Rodgers Put Music Before Drugs

19th February 2014

Nile Rodgers got sober because he worried his lifestyle would destroy his musical ability.The Chic guitarist - who is expected to perform with Pharrell Williams at tonight's (19.02.14) BRIT Awards - admits drugs used to...

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Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Confirmed For Grammy Awards Performance. Does This Spell A Beatles Showcase?

By Joe Wilde | 15th January 2014

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are set to perform at this years 56th Grammy Awards, with their inclusion to the Grammys set list being announced this week by the music awards showcase. Although the organisers...

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Nile Rodgers Is An Emotional Musician

4th January 2014

Nile Rodgers always cries when he watches 'Breakfast At Tiffany's'.The Chic musician and super-producer always gets emotional when watching the classic film, starring Audrey Hepburn, and admits he cries over many of his favourite pieces...

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Chris Martin And Bono Duet At Auction

25th November 2013

Chris Martin and Bono performed on piano together to help raise money for charity. The Coldplay singer and U2 frontman performed 'PerfectDay' and 'Beautiful Day' before the Parlor grand piano sold at auction for $1.9...

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Bono Sends Sober Nile Rodgers Boozy Welcome Package

25th October 2013

U2 star Bono welcomed funk legend Nile Rodgers to Ireland this week (begs21Oct13) by sending him a crate of booze - even though the Chic icon has been sober for almost 20 years.The Irish rocker...

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Nirvana, Kiss & Deep Purple Emerge As Early Favourites For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

By Joe Wilde | 17th October 2013

The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame will induct it's class of 2014 in April next year and earlier this week the nominees for the coveted place among rock's elite was announced to the public....

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Nirvana Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2014

16th October 2013

Nirvana lead the nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014. The 'Come As You Are' hitmakers are among several acts up for the honour and should the grunge group make the cut...

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David Guetta And Nile Rodgers Collaborating

24th September 2013

Superstar Dj David Guetta has teamed up with Chic icon Nile Rodgers for a new dance project.The two stars have joined forces in the studio and recorded a handful of songs, and Rodgers has already...

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Choir To Perform Chic's Good Times

22nd August 2013

Brythoniaid Male Voice Choir have recorded a version of 'Good Times' by Chic for Festival No.6.The choir were a huge success last year when they performed 'Blue Monday' by New Order and have been asked...

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Chic To Replace Sick D'angelo At Outside Lands Festival

7th August 2013

Sick soul star D'angelo has pulled out of a planned performance at California's Outside Lands festival on Friday (09Aug13) as he continues to recover from a mystery "medical emergency".The Brown Sugar singer has scrapped a...

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Tinie Tempah Joins Itunes Festival

7th August 2013

Tinie Tempah, Avicii and Bastille have joined the star studded line-up for the iTunes Festival 2013. Plenty more acts have been added to the month-long free festival in London including The Lumineers, Chic featuring Nile...

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Guitarist Nile Rogers - Cancer-free And Ready For Action

By Victoria Pavlova | 1st August 2013

Iconic guitarist Nile Rogers, who was responsible in large part for the unique sound of Daft Punk’s runaway hit Get Lucky, has been officially cleared of cancer. The guitarist announced the news over Twitter on...

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Nile Rodgers Praises Avicii's Songwriting

29th July 2013

Nile Rodgers has praised Avicii as one of his ''favourite songwriting collaborators''.The Chic guitarist has been working with the chart-topping Swedish remixer-and-producer on tracks for his debut album 'TRUE' - which comes out in September...

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Daft Punk & Nile Rodgers Will Work Together Again After 'Get Lucky' Hit [Video]

By Lauren James | 10th July 2013

Prior to the release of French electronic duo Daft Punk's latest album, Random Access Memories, few could have forecasted the unprecedented success of lead single 'Get Lucky' with over one million copies of the single...

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Nile Rodgers Hoping To Get Lucky With Daft Punk Again

10th July 2013

Nile Rodgers is hoping to repeat the success of his Get Lucky collaboration with Daft Punk by re-teaming with the French duo to work on a batch of unfinished tracks by his former band Chic.The...

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Nile Rodgers' Cancer Therapy Through Music

6th July 2013

Nile Rodgers was ''quite afraid'' after being diagnosed with cancer.The Chic superstar still went ahead with a gig scheduled in Rome the weekend he received his diagnosis of aggressive prostate cancer in 2010, despite being...

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The Things They Say: 3746881

5th July 2013

"Johnny said he held his hands over his son's ears and ran him to the car after he was born and turned on his Chic record - as the first thing he wanted Nile to...

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Nile Rodgers Regrets Not Working With Miles Davis

5th July 2013

Nile Rodgers' biggest regret is never working with Miles Davis.The Chic guitarist has revealed the legendary trumpeter, who was his close friend, asked him on numerous occasions to write him a hit record like Chic's...

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Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye Open Glastonbury Festival With Morning Set

By Michael West | 28th June 2013

Liam Gallagher was given the enviable job of opening the 2013 Glastonbury Festival with a surprise set on The Other Stage on Friday morning (June 28, 2013). The singer, who aired his dismay for the...

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Glastonbury Weather Dries Up Ready For The Big Acts

By Lauren James | 28th June 2013

Many Glasto goers woke up to the pitter patter of rain on canvas this morning as Wednesday's warm, humid weather well and truly dissolved into rain. By the Thursday evening, the site was drenched -...

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Nile Rodgers: Drugs May Have Helped Career

14th June 2013

Nile Rodgers thinks drugs may have helped his career.The Chic disco legend and super-producer regrets having taken mind-altering substances in his past but says it made working with superstars likes David Bowie and Diana Ross...

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Nile Rodgers Taught Daft Punk 'Chic Tricks'

25th May 2013

Nile Rodgers has taught Daft Punk ''Chic tricks''.The disco legend was honoured to be approached by the French music duo for their current album 'Random Access Memories' and enjoyed the experience of taking the pair...

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Nile Rodgers Thought Marvin Gaye Hated Chic

24th May 2013

Nile Rodgers thought Marvin Gaye ''hated'' his band for 30 years. The 'Le Freak' guitarist's band, Chic, played one show at the Kool Jazz Festival in California where the audience were so rowdy after their...

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Jls And Beach Boys To Headline A Day At The Park

23rd May 2013

JLS and the Beach Boys will headline A Day at the Park at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.Boy band JLS - who will go their separate ways following their 'Goodbye' tour at the...

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Daft Punk Smash Streaming Records With 'Get Lucky'

23rd April 2013

Daft Punk's new single 'Get Lucky' has broken the record for most streams in a day.The French dance duo's latest track, featuring singer and producer Pharrell Williams, has already become the most listened to song...

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Village People Star To Front Disco Expose

16th February 2013

Reclusive Village People star Victor Willis and members of Chic and Kc & The Sunshine Band are set to reveal all about the excesses of the 1970s disco era in a new Tv documentary.Willis, who...

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