Latest Chic News


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

17th December 2014

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...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Bob Dylan Inducted Into Grammy Hall Of Fame

17th December 2014

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , ,

Nile Rodgers Restoring Chic Recordings

1st December 2014

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...

Tagged in this article - , ,

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

31st October 2014

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...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Nile Rodgers Completes Le Freak Remix

14th October 2014

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...

Tagged in this article - , ,

The Smiths Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

10th October 2014

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , ,

Nile Rodgers To Perform With Late Bandmates On New Album

30th September 2014

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...

Tagged in this article - ,

Nile Rodgers Dedicates Bestival Show To Late Guitar Technician

8th September 2014

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...

Tagged in this article - ,

Fascinating Fact: 4359428

8th September 2014

Chic veteran Nile Rodgers is working on a new track with rapper Kanye West.

Tagged in this article - , ,

Nile Rodgers Celebrates 42 Months Cancer-free

18th August 2014

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...

Tagged in this article - ,

Nile Rodgers: New Duran Duran Tracks Are Sick

14th August 2014

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,...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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).

Tagged in this article - ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , ,

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....

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Sony Cancels The Release Of 'The Interview' Amid Hacking Threats

Just a little over a week before its scheduled release date and following apparent...

Sony Cancels The Release Of 'The Interview' Amid Hacking Threats

Madonna's Unfinished New Album Leaks Online

Madonna’s new album has leaked online in an unfinished form. The pop...

Madonna's Unfinished New Album Leaks Online

The 1975 Unveiled As The Hardest Working Band Of 2014

Normally the phrase ‘workmanlike’ is an unflattering adjective to describe...

The 1975 Unveiled As The Hardest Working Band Of 2014

Kasabian Receive Eight NME Awards Nominations

As if we didn’t know it already, it’s been a very good year for Kasabian. In addition to a chart-topping album...

Kasabian Receive Eight NME Awards Nominations

Elton John To Marry Partner David Furnish This Weekend

Sir Elton John is set to marry his partner David Furnish this weekend in England...

Elton John To Marry Partner David Furnish This Weekend

Paul McCartney Reveals He's No Good At Video Games

He was the hero of the 60s and 70s as one quarter of The Beatles and Sir Paul...

Paul McCartney Reveals He's No Good At Video Games
Advertisement

Yes There Were Jewish And LGBT Students At Hogwarts (It's Just The Wiccans Who Were Left Out)

JK Rowling has been delighting loyal Harry Potter fans recently with...

Yes There Were Jewish And LGBT Students At Hogwarts (It's Just The Wiccans Who Were Left Out)

Wolf Alice: The Name That Will Be On Everyone's Lips In 2015

If any band is blowing up in the UK right now, it's London rockers Wolf Alice...

Wolf Alice: The Name That Will Be On Everyone's Lips In 2015

Laura Marling - Short Movie Video

Laura Marling has now launched the title track for her forthcoming new album 'Short Movie' alongside...

Laura Marling - Short Movie Video


More recommendations

Advertisement