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Nile Rodgers Misses Gig Due To Hospitalisation

Nile Rodgers had to miss a concert over the weekend when he was hospitalised with a mystery illness.The 64-year-old producer and his band Chic are currently on the road with Earth, Wind & Fire for...

Nile Rodgers Shares New Details On George Michael Song

Nile Rodgers is still working on George Michael's comeback single. The pair had been collaborating on new music for George last year, before he passed away suddenly at his home in England, but legendary producer...

Anne-marie's 'Surreal' Win At Silver Clef Awards

Anne-Marie says it felt ''surreal'' collecting her Jack Daniels Best Newcomer Award at The O2 Silver Clef Awards on Friday (30.06.17).The 'Ciao Adios' hitmaker felt privileged to pick up the accolade at the star-studded ceremony...

Nile Rodgers Inspired By Grenfell Tower Aid Work

Nile Rodgers had his most ''inspirational'' day ever when he helped victims of the Grenfell Tower inferno.The Chic guitarist features on the star-studded charity single 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', which was recorded and released to...

Nile Rodgers Scraps Song About Prince On Chic's New Album

Nile Rodgers scrapped a song about the late Prince on his upcoming Chic album following his death last year. The 64-year-old musician penned a song about the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker - who tragically died in...

Nile Rodgers Tells Glastonbury Crowd He's Still Cancer-free

Nile Rodgers confirmed that he is still ''cancer-free'' as he spoke to the crowd at Glastonbury on Sunday (25.06.17).The legendary musician performed hits such as 'Good Times' and David Bowie classic 'Let's Dance' with his...

Geri Horner Proud To Be Part Of Grenfell Tower Single

Geri Horner is ''proud'' to be part of the Grenfell Tower charity single.The former Spice Girl is thrilled to hear how the track - a cover of Simon & Garfunkel's 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' -...

Stormzy Raps Emotional Opening Lines On Grenfell Tower Charity Single

Stormzy was given the honour of having the first verse on the Grenfell Tower charity single 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'.The 23-year-old grime superstar - who hails from Croydon, London, and was born Michael Owuo Jr....

Brian May And Nile Rodgers Join Grenfell Tower Charity Single

Brian May and Nile Rodgers have recorded parts for the Grenfell Tower charity single.The Queen guitarist and Chic legend are the latest to do their bit for the track, which was launched by musical mogul...

Shirley Bassey To Receive Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award

Dame Shirley Bassey is the recipient of this year's Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award.The 80-year-old music legend is thrilled to have been chosen to receive the prestigious accolade, which recognises her for her long...

Nile Rodgers Wants To Perform With Ed Sheeran At Glastonbury

Nile Rodgers wants to share the stage with Ed Sheeran at Glastonbury.The Chic legend has admitted he's obsessed with the flame-haired hunk's new album 'Divide' at the moment and can't wait to close the annual...

Chic Album Will Feature Lots Of Collaborations

Nile Rodgers has finished Chic's new LP 'It's About Time'.The 64-year-old music legend has collaborated with a whole host of stars on the legendary funk band's first record since 1992's 'Chic-ism', and though he has...

Soundgarden Were Working On New Album Before Chris Cornell's Death

Soundgarden were working on a new album before Chris Cornell tragically took his own life earlier this week. The 52-year-old singer sadly hung himself inside his hotel room at the MGM Grand Hotel in Detroit,...

Nile Rodgers Was Making Music With Chris Cornell

Nile Rodgers was working on music with Chris Cornell before he passed away.The Chic legend has paid tribute to his close friend after learning the 52-year-old rock star had suddenly died on Wednesday (17.05.17), hours...

Nile Rodgers Leads Tributes To Chris Cornell

Nile Rodgers has led the tributes to Chris Cornell after the rock star passed away aged 52 on Wednesday night (17.05.17).The 64-year-old record producer - who was a personal friend of Chris and his wife...

Nile Rodgers Praises Collaborators As He Is Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Nile Rodgers praised his collaborators as he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday (07.04.17). The Chic lead guitarist was honoured for his solo work, as he picked up the...

Lenny Kravitz To Honour Prince At Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Lenny Kravitz is to perform a tribute to Prince at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.The 'Are You Gonna Go My Way' hitmaker will take to the stage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center...

Nile Rodgers For Glastonbury

Nile Rodgers has confirmed himself for Glastonbury.The Chic frontman was asked by a fan on Twitter if he'll be performing at the iconic music event at Somerset's Worthy Farm this June, and he simply said...

Nile Rodgers Remembers Stevie Ray Vaughan In Emotional Sxsw Speech

Returning to the Austin, Texas arts and technology event for the first time since 1991, he reminisced about how he had been unable to focus on discovering new bands due to his pal's...

Nile Rodgers 'Heartbroken' Over Joni Sledge's Death

The Chic musician's big break as a producer came when he oversaw Sister Sledge's iconic 1979 album We Are Family and as a result he was close to the four Sledge sisters who...

Nile Rodgers Feels 'Heartbroken' By Joni Sledge's Death

Nile Rodgers found Joni Sledge's death ''heartbreaking''.The 64-year-old star co-wrote and co-produced Sister Sledge's 1979 breakthrough album 'We Are Family' and has admitted to being devastated by the recent passing of Joni, who died from...

Nile Rodgers Leads Joni Sledge Tributes

Nile Rodgers leads tributes to the late Joni Sledge.The Sister Sledge musician was 60 years old when she was found dead at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday (10.03.17), and the Chic guitarist -...

Joni Sledge Dies

Joni Sledge has died.The Sister Sledge musician was 60 years old when she was found dead at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday (10.03.17), the band's publicist Biff Warren revealed late on Saturday (11.03.17)....

Nile Rodgers Was Waiting For George Michael Text When The Singer Died

The Chic star was with the singer two days before he was found dead and he was waiting to confirm another get together when he received the terrible news. Rodgers tells Press...

Nile Rodgers To Be Subject Of Bbc Documentary Series

The Chic legend will guide viewers through his musical legacy for the BBC 4 special, Nile Rodgers: Lost In Music, as well as share the secrets behind his enduring success.Taking inspiration from a feature he...

Neil Young To Induct Pearl Jam Into Rock Hall

The rockers famously joined forces with Young to perform his protest anthem Rockin' in the Free World at MTV's Video Music Awards in 1993 and Pearl Jam served as his backing band on...

Nile Rodgers Stunned By George Michael's Death Two Days After Last Meeting

The hitmaker and producer was at George's pad in London two days before he died at his home in Oxfordshire after reportedly suffering heart failure. Rodgers has taken to Twitter, like so...

Nile Rodgers 'Perplexed' By Solo Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honour

The band were nominated for induction into the music institution for the eleventh time this year (16) but they failed to make the cut again, making them the most-nominated group not to get...

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2017 Inductees Announced

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will induct Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Journey, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, and Nile Rodgers in 2017.The induction ceremony for the seven artists will be held at...

Nile Rodgers Felt He'd Been 'Struck By Lightning Twice' When Prince Died

Nile Rodgers felt he'd been ''struck by lightning twice'' when Prince died. The 64-year-old artist has admitted he was deeply wounded when he heard the news the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker had died in April this...

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