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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...

Nile Rodgers Preparing New Chic Album For 40th Anniversary

The Le Freak hitmakers previously announced a follow-up to 1992's Chic-ism would arrive in 2015, but the new tracks never materialised. Now frontman Nile Rodgers has revealed fans will finally get to...

Nile Rodgers Confirms Chic Album For 2017

Nile Rodgers has confirmed Chic's new album will be released in 2017. The 64-year-old musician admitted he didn't feel as though he could drop the record, 'It's About Time', this year following so many deaths...

Rita Ora Working With Nile Rodgers

Rita Ora has been working with Nile Rodgers on her new album.The 'I Will Never Let You Down' hitmaker has revealed the Chic guitarist has supplied ''some cool guitar riffs'' for her latest LP.Speaking about...

Chic To Headline Festive Autism Rocks Concert

The Le Freak stars will perform at a special festive concert, named Autism Rocks Sessions with CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers, at London's Eventim Apollo on 23 December (16) to raise funds for autism...

Ricky Martin To Play Second Show With Autism Rocks

Ricky Martin is to perform a second London gig in aid of Autism Rocks due to popular demand.The 44-year-old singer was originally confirmed to be playing a one-off show in collaboration with the charity on...

Oliver Heldens Excited About Nile Rodgers Duet

Oliver Heldens is ''excited'' about working with Nile Rodgers.The 21-year-old DJ has spent years being ''inspired'' by the disco era so to team up with the Chic frontman on a new track is a dream...

Diana Ross To Play Glastonbury In 2017

Diana Ross is set to play Glastonbury Festival in 2017.The 'Endless Love' hitmaker - who was expected to perform at the event this year but had to pull out - has already been signed up...

Laura Mvula: 'I Worry I'm Only Here As A Token Artist'

The British singer-songwriter from Birmingham, who was championed by late artist Prince, spoke of her fears ahead of her headlining gig at Somerset House. The 30-year-old Green Garden singer admits the show has helped to...

The Roots To Perform With D'angelo And John Mayer At First New York Festival

The acclaimed band, led by drummer Questlove, staged its ninth annual Roots Picnic in their native Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday (04Jun16), when Usher, DMX, Blood Orange, Leon Bridges, Future, and Willow Smith hit...

Nile Rodgers Lands Bbc Ambassador Role

The Chic singer, whose hits like Le Freak and Everybody Dance remain dance floor classics, is a huge advocate of the power of music, with his new signing further showing that.The 63-year-old will head to...

Nile Rodgers Still 'Expects A Call From David Bowie'

The musician and producer worked on Bowie's iconic 1983 album Let's Dance and the pair became close friends after their collaboration. Speaking about his relationship with the British rock icon, who...

Nile Rodgers And Marvin Gaye Lead Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductees

Chip Taylor and Rodgers' late Chic bandmate, Bernard Edwards, will also be honoured as part of the Class of 2016, which will take place in New York City on 9 June (16)....

Nile Rodgers Defends Lady Gaga Bowie Tribute

The musician and producer, who worked with the Heroes rocker on a number of musical projects, was tapped up by Gaga as musical director of her extended homage to the rock legend at...

Nile Rodgers: 'Bowie's Death Proves Let's Dance Is Cursed'

The Rebel Rebel singer passed away earlier this month (Jan16), after secretly fighting an 18-month battle with cancer. Chic singer Nile is just one of David's A-list friends who has shared their grief, but he's...

Nile Rodgers Taking Music Festival To London

The Chic star launched the event, also known as FOLD, in Long Island, New York in 2015 with acts including Pharrell Williams, Keith Urban, and Duran Duran. He is now bringing the...

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