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Nile Rodgers Headlining Liverpool International Music Festival

Nile Rodgers & CHIC will headline the Liverpool International Music Festival next month.The legendary musician and his iconic band are set to performing on July 20 as they bring the opening night of the festival...

Justin Timberlake To Be Honoured By Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Justin Timberlake is to be honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame.The 'Mirrors' hitmaker will receive the Contemporary Icon award at the organisation's 50th annual induction gala at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York...

Noel Gallagher Unveils New Single

Noel Gallagher has unveiled his new single, 'Black Star Dancing'.The Oasis star has premiered Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds' brand new track, which is available digitally now. It comes from the EP of the same...

Nile Rodgers Compares Dua Lipa Abbey Road Session To Working With David Bowie

Nile Rodgers has compared Dua Lipa to David Bowie and Madonna.The legendary producer paired up with the 'New Rules' singer for a live session at London's iconic Abbey Road Studios this week as they work...

Dua Lipa Working With Nile Rodgers On New Album

Dua Lipa was ''on the brink of tears'' working with Nile Rodgers on her new album.The 'New Rules' hitmaker has been at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London this week recording the ''live instrumentation''...

Busted Announced For Hampton Court Palace Festival

Busted will headline Hampton Court Palace Festival.The pop punk trio - comprised of Charlie Simpson, Matt Willis and James Bourne - will make their debut at the royal landmark's summer concert series on June 8.The...

Diana Ross And Nile Rodgers Gave A Surprise Performance Together

Diana Ross and Nile Rodgers performed together at the Times Square Edition launch party. The iconic musicians were the surprise guests at the opening of Ian Schrager's latest hotel in New York City on Tuesday...

Nile Rodgers Curating Meltdown Festival 2019

Nile Rodgers will curate this summer's Meltdown Festival.The Chic superstar will bring his own eclectic lineup of stars to the Southbank Centre in London later this year from 3-11 August.He said: ''To be able to...

Nile Rodgers To Host First Brits Viewing Party

Nile Rodgers is hosting his first BRITs Viewing Party to benefit The Brit School and his We Are Family Foundation.'Le Freak' hitmakers Nile Rodgers & CHIC have been nominated for Best International Group at this...

Nile Rodgers And Chic To Headline Kendal Calling 2019

Nile Rodgers & Chic are set to headline Kendal Calling 2019.The 66-year-old music legend and his band will take to the stage at the four-day festival in the Lake District's Lowther Deer Park this summer,...

Nile Rodgers Has Role For Rupaul

Nile Rodgers has appointed RuPaul co-creative director of Chic's new album.The 66-year-old musician discussed the title of the record, 'Executive Realness' - a term popularised in 1990 documentary 'Paris Is Burning' - with his friend...

Nile Rodgers Thankful To Cher For Helping Chic Grow Us Audience

Nile Rodgers is thankful to Cher for enabling Chic to play around the world.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker's band are currently on the road with the 'Believe' hitmaker on her 'Here We Go Again Tour' -...

Nile Rodgers: Cancer Battles Inspired More Collaborations

Nile Rodgers' cancer battles motivated him to do more collaborations and live shows.The 66-year-old star - whose latest album 'It's About Time' saw Chic team up with the likes of Sir Elton John and Lady...

Nile Rodgers Had Sex With Triplets

Nile Rodgers had sex with triplets while high.The 66-year-old music legend has revealed he once bedded three ''gorgeous'' women whilst under the influence of drugs, but doesn't know any of their names or how the...

Nile Rodgers To Stand In For Robbie Williams On 'The X Factor'

Chic legend Nile Rodgers is set to stand in for Robbie Williams as a judge on this weekend’s edition of ‘The X Factor’ while he is absent on a South American tour.The 66 year old...

Nile Rodgers Shares Key To Success

Nile Rodgers thinks the key to his success is that his music makes people ''feel good''.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker believes most of his well known hits have been received well by the public because they...

Nile Rodgers' Therapeutic Music

Nile Rodgers' music is ''therapy'' for his mother, who is battling Alzheimer's.The CHIC star has revealed that he and his mom Beverly like to discuss his music in a bid to help her and himself...

Nile Rodgers Wants Musical Made Of His Life

Nile Rodgers wants a musical made about his life.The legendary guitarist has enjoyed an incredible five-decade spanning career which has seen him at the forefront of the disco explosion in the 70s with his band...

Nile Rodgers Says Woeful Performance Led To Sobriety

Nile Rodgers admits an embarrassing on-stage performance convinced him to give up drink and drugs.The 66-year-old musician - who rose to prominence as a member of the band Chic - has revealed he decided to...

Nile Rodgers Feels So Lucky To Be Cancer-free

Nile Rodgers feels like the ''luckiest man in the world' after beating cancer for a second time.The 66-year-old guitar legend celebrated last week's release of 'It's About Time' - the first new album from his...

Nile Rodgers Recorded 10 Songs With Avicii Before Dj's Death

Nile Rodgers has ''at least'' 10 unreleased tracks he recorded with late DJ Avicii.The 66-year-old music legend formed a bond with Avicii - who tragically passed away in April, aged 28 - after they worked...

Nile Rodgers: Making My Own Music Isn't A Big Deal

Nile Rodgers admits making music under his own name isn't ''that big of a deal'' to him.The 'Everybody Dance' hitmaker has worked with a whole host of musicians over the years from Madonna, the late...

Nile Rodgers Thanks Stars Who've Impacted His Life On New Chic Lp

Chic's new album 'It's About Time' pays homage to all of the stars who impacted Nile Rodgers' life.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker delayed the release of the disco group's first record in 24 years following the...

Nile Rodgers: Lady Gaga's More Respectful Than Madonna

Nile Rodgers says Lady Gaga was more ''respectful'' as an artist than Madonna in the studio.The Chic frontman teamed up with the 32-year-old star on a cover version of his band's 1978 disco anthem 'I...

Nile Rodgers And Chic To Join Cher On Tour

Nile Rodgers & CHIC will join Cher on her American and Canadian tour next year.The 'If I Could Turn Back Time' hitmaker has decided to hit the road for the first time in five years...

Nile Rodgers And Chic Have Announced A UK Tour

Nile Rodgers and Chic have announced a UK tour. The 65-year-old musician is set to headline a five date arena tour in December, and the legendary disco group's run will start in Glasgow before heading...

Nile Rodgers Says Stephen Hawking Inspired The Name Of His New Album

Nile Rodgers says Professor Stephen Hawking inspired the name of his new album.The 65-year-old record producer is set to release his first album with Chic in 26 years later this month and Nile - whose...

Nile Rodgers Refused To Produce Aretha Franklin's Disco Song

Nile Rodgers refused to produce a disco song for Aretha Franklin.The Chic star has revealed he was asked to work on the late soul legend's 1979 song 'Only Star' from her LP 'La Diva', but...

Madonna Surpassed Label's Expectation For Like A Virgin

Madonna's record label never expected 1984's 'Like a Virgin' to sell three million copies - let alone 28 million.Chic legend Nile Rodgers, who produced the 60-year-old Queen of Pop's second studio album - which featured...

Nile Rodgers Named Chairman Of Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Nile Rodgers has been named chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.The Chic legend - who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016 - is ''beyond humbled'' to have been chosen by the...

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