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Walkabout Foundation's Inaugural Gala - Arrivals

Nile Rodgers - Walkabout Foundation's Inaugural Gala held at the Natural History Museum - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 27th June 2015

Nile Rodgers Busks on London's South Bank, Makes £12.20


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Chic legend Nile Rodgers busked on London's South Bank on Monday, making around £12.30 during a 20 minute set. The guitarist and songwriter had played British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park on Sunday alongside Grace Jones and Kylie Minogue.

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"This really was a blast today. I truly used to like busking. I made a decent living and some lifelong friends," Rodgers wrote on social media, adding that he started out his career when he was young and homeless by busking.

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BST Hyde Park: Barclaycard British Summer Time Hyde Park

Chic and Nile Rodgers - BST Hyde Park: Barclaycard British Summer Time Hyde Park - Performances at Barclaycard British Summer Time - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 21st June 2015

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Nile Rodgers and Chic
Nile Rodgers and Chic
Nile Rodgers and Chic
Nile Rodgers and Chic

Apollo Theater 2015 Spring Gala

Nile Rodgers - The Apollo Theater's 10th Annual Spring Gala at The Apollo Theater - Arrivals - New York City, United States - Tuesday 9th June 2015

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2015 American Idol XIV Grand Finale

Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman and Nile Rodgers - A variety of stars were photographed as they arrived for the 2015 American Idol XIV Grand Finale which was held at the Dolby Theatre in Beverly Hills, California, United States - Wednesday 13th May 2015

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Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman and Nile Rodgers
Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman and Nile Rodgers
Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman and Nile Rodgers
Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman and Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers Discusses His Chic Career


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Internationally-renowned artist, Nile Rodgers, took time out of the world of disco for a one-on-one session with Spotify to discuss the creative process and his prolific musical career so far during an event at advertising conference, Advertising Week.

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Nile Rodgers talked about his time in the music industry at a recent event

The guitarist, producer and co-founder of disco group Chic spent time with Spotify’s Head of Editorial and, with the help of his ‘Hitmaker’ guitar, musically illustrated his life as a composer, arranger and artist.

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Advertising Week Europe: Spotify in Conversation with...., St.James Church, London

Nile Rodgers - Guitarist Nile Rodgers attends a talk for Advertising Week Europe: Spotify in Conversation with... in St.James's Church. - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 26th March 2015

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


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MoogFest 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 Moog synthesizer is an incredible piece of equipment invented by a man who changed music for the better, so the fact that there's a weekend event named sharing the name is a thrilling prospect for musicians and fans alike. It began in 2004 and was eventually brought to Asheville, North Carolina in 2008 where it has stayed ever since. Not only have festival goers got a first-class music line-up to look forward to, Moogfest 2014 will also be hosting presentations during the day from both veteran music boffins to newcomers still experimenting with developing their sound. For all you synth-lovers out there, you will also be treated to various workshops which will no doubt give you an immersive experience into the heart of electronic music.

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It's Indie Rock & Roll For V Festival: The Killers Headline Huge Bill


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The UK’s festival season is slowly clicking into gear as Hollywood’s award season recovers from a stinking hangover. On the weekend of August 16-17 in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire, The Killers will preside the headline slot alongside Justin Timberlake.

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"We're very excited to announce the V Festival line-up, and proud to bring headliners Justin Timberlake and The Killers, following on from their sold out Wembley Stadium show in 2013, with both headliners summer festival exclusives,” V Festival Directors Bob Angus, Simon Moran and Dennis Desmond said in a statement.

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A Week In News: Grammys Glory, Bad Boy Bieber, Retiring Rockers, And The Wild, Wild West


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Grammy Awards Glory: Last Sunday's Grammy Awards proved probably the most spectacular ceremony in living memory. The most enviable of all performance line-ups entertained a near-record 28.5 million viewers, with Madonna, Daft Punk, Beyoncé and Jay Z, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers, Ringo Starr, Sir Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Dave Grohl all showing off their skills.

As for the small matter of the actual awards, Pharrell Williams, Daft Punk and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were the evening's big winners whilst newcomer Lorde picked up two gongs and Jay Z and Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Kacey Musgraves and Black Sabbath were also prominent victors. This, year, perfect pop princess Taylor Swift went home empty-handed, which made for some pretty funny videos.

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Daft Punk Confirm Grammys Gig After Nominations Deluge


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Daft Punk's infectious disco jam 'Get Lucky' may have woven its way into our memories of summer 2013 but winter may see the French electronic duo rewarded for their incredible latest album with one of the highest musical accolades: a Grammy.

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The 2014 Grammy Awards Will Be Dominated By Daft Punk.

The prestigious annual ceremony will be held in January and aired live on television. As well as a dazzling evening of the world's biggest acts being awarded for what's been a pretty good year for music, Daft Punk have been confirmed as the evening's live musical entertainment, according to Rolling Stone.

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Nirvana Finally Eligible For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honour


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90s rock band Nirvana are one of 16 acts nominated for entry into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Owing to the rule that only acts who released their debut album of single 25 years ago are eligible for the honour, this will be the first time that Nirvana have been considered.

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Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic May Soon Be Honoured With A Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Entry.

More than 600 industry personnel will vote to select next year's inductees, who will be announced in December. Also nominated are prog rockers Yes, disco pop band Chic, glam rock band Kiss, classic rockers Deep Purple, rap artists N.W.A and LL Cool J, and folk legend Cat Stevens, AKA Yusuf Islam.

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