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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...

Nile Rodgers' 100k Gift For Lady Gaga

Nile Rodgers splashed out $100,000 on a guitar for Lady Gaga.The 65-year-old singer previously teamed up with the 'Poker Face' hitmaker for a 2016 Grammy Awards tribute to the late David Bowie, and the 'Star...

Nile Rodgers Died Eight Times In One Night

Nile Rodgers ''died eight times in one night'' while partying with Robert Downey Jr.The 65-year-old musician and 'Avengers: Infinity War' actor head a heavy night together back in 1984, and it left him on death's...

Nile Rodgers Axed Song About Prince From Chic Lp

Nile Rodgers axed a song he'd written about his late friend Prince from Chic's new album.The 65-year-old musician recorded a ''super jazzy'' number in honour of the late music icon, who had advised him to...

Nile Rodgers Owes Career To Michael Jackson

Nile Rodgers owes his music career to Michael Jackson.The Chic legend says that without the late King of Pop inviting him to work on his 1995 record 'HiStory', he wouldn't have returned to the industry...

It's About Time: Chic's New Album Coming In September

Chic's new double album will be released in September.The long-awaited new record from Nile Rodgers and co will drop on September 7 via Virgin EMI, but the first taster comes in the form of the...

Black Eyed Peas Working With Nile Rodgers

Black Eyed Peas are working with Nile Rodgers on new music.The Chic legend - who discovered his cancer had returned last summer but is now ''100 per cent'' healthy again - has made the iconic...

Nile Rodgers Breaks Nose In Studio Accident

Nile Rodgers has broken his nose after suffering a fall in his recording studio.The 65-year-old disco legend posted a video of himself trying to stem the blood flowing from his nose as he writhes on...

Bruno Mars Secured Chic Album Collab Through Anderson .Paak

Bruno Mars landed a feature on Chic's long-awaited LP 'It's About Time' through his support act Anderson .Paak.The 'Finesse' hitmaker was supported by the 32-year-old rapper on his '24K Magic Tour' in the UK last...

Nile Rodgers' Cinematic New Album

Chic's Nile Rodgers' star-studded double album is like a movie soundtrack.The 65-year-old disco legend had so much to write about that he's decided to release it in two parts, but fans will have to listen...

Ub40'S Ali Campbell Knew Time Was Right For A Real Labour Of Love Album

Ali Campbell admits he told people to 'f**k off' for 20 years when they asked him when he was going to make a new 'Labour of Love' album.The 59-year-old singer's UB40 line-up - comprised of...

Craig David Collaborates With Nile Rodgers

Craig David has been working on new music with Nile Rodgers.The 36-year-old singer/songwriter and the Chic star spent some time together recently in the studio and Craig has spilled that they managed to write and...

Rihanna Renders Nile Rodgers Speechless

Nile Rodgers is too shy of Rihanna to ask for a collaboration.The Chic legend has worked with the biggest stars in the music business - from the late Prince and David Bowie to Duran Duran...

Nile Rodgers: Chic Album 'Absolutely' Coming This Year

Nile Rodgers has confirmed the new Chic album is due for release ''within the next few months''.The 65-year-old music legend and his band Chic were supposed to release 'It's About Time' in 2015, marking their...

Def Leppard And More For Teenage Cancer Trust Shows

Def Leppard, Nile Rodgers and Chic, UB40 and Roger Daltrey will headline Teenage Cancer Trust shows at London's Royal Albert Hall in 2018.The 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' rockers, reggae legends, 'La Freak' hitmaker and...

David Bowie Let's Dance Demo Released On His Birthday

David Bowie's 'Let's Dance' demo has been released to mark his 71st birthday (08.01.18). An early version of the track from the late music legend's 1983 record of the same name was mixed after Chic...

Beyoncé, Eminem And The Weeknd To Headline Coachella

Beyoncé, Eminem and The Weeknd have been confirmed to headline the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.The 'Can't Feel My Face' hitmaker is set to perform at the annual music extravaganza at the Empire...

Nile Rodgers In Recovery After Removal Of Cancerous Growth

Nile Rodgers is ''100 per cent'' in recovery after undergoing surgery for cancer on his right kidney. The Chic legend - who was diagnosed with prostate cancer six years ago but was given the all-clear...

Avicii Documentary Hits Screens In October

Avicii is set to release a documentary about his meteoric rise to fame and his decision to quit touring.The 27-year-old Swedish DJ - real name Tim Bergling - took a break from the music industry...

'Fantasy' By The Late George Michael And Nile Rodgers Has Fans In Tears

A previously unreleased track by George Michael premiered on the radio this morning, and fans were left extremely emotional by it despite the fact that it's a thoroughly upbeat dance number. 'Fantasy' featuring Nile Rodgers...

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...

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