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Chic Joined On Stage By Sam Smith And Cara Delevingne

Chic featuring Nile Rodgers were joined on stage by Cara Delevingne and Sam Smith in London yesterday (21.06.15).The 'Le Freak' band performed a set packed with their greatest hits at Barclaycard British Summer Time in...

Nile Rodgers To Receive Bmi Icon Award

The Chic leader, who is very much back in vogue thanks in part to his recent work with dance music duo Daft Punk, will receive the prestigious prize at the Saban Theatre in...

Nile Rodgers Launching Music Festival

The Chic frontman is set to launch the FOLD! Festival, an abbreviation of Freak Out Let's Dance, in August (15) and the weekend will feature an array of music genres including rock, pop,...

Tributes Pour In For Errol Brown

Beverley Knight and Nile Rodgers have led tributes to Hot Chocolate frontman Errol Brown.The 'Shoulda Woulda Coulda' hitmaker was among the first celebrities to share her sorrow on Twitter shortly after learning of the 71-year-old...

Tributes Pour In For Errol Brown

Beverley Knight and Nile Rodgers have led tributes to Hot Chocolate frontman Errol Brown.The 'Shoulda Woulda Coulda' hitmaker was among the first celebrities to share her sorrow on Twitter shortly after learning of the 71-year-old...

Duran Duran Sign Record Deal

Duran Duran have signed an album deal with Warner Bros. Records.The world-renowned band - featuring Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor - have announced their 14th album is scheduled to be...

Stars Line Up For Duran Duran's New Warner Bros. Album

The band has signed a new deal with Warner Bros. and their first album with the label - the group's 14th - will be a star-studded affair. The follow-up to 2010's All...

Nile Rodgers Discusses His Chic Career

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...

Nile Rodgers Praises 'Fantastic' Pharrell Williams

Nile Rodgers thinks Pharrell Williams is ''fantastic''.The 62-year-old Chic guitarist has worked with the producer on several tracks including Daft Punk's 2013 hit single 'Get Lucky' and has praised the musician for his songwriting flare.Speaking...

New Chic Song Inspired By Member's Death

Chic's new single was inspired by the death of co-founding member Bernard Edwards.Iconic guitarist Nile Rodgers has revealed the band's brand new single 'I'll Be There' - which is their first new track in 23...

David Bowie Track To Feature In Nile Rodgers Musical

The Le Freak hitmaker announced in 2012 he was penning a musical based on his book, Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny, and he has asked various musicians...

Nile Rodgers Felt Like He Was Listening To Ghosts

Nile Rodgers felt like he was listening to ghosts when he heard old tapes of him and his Chic bandmates.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker has revealed he was inspired to make Chic's first album for 23...

Nile Rodgers Sleeps With Guitar

Nile Rodgers sleeps with his guitar.The 62-year-old producer and guitarist revealed he still has to practise every day to be on top form, and enjoys playing the instrument in bed which means he ends up...

Kylie Minogue Quits Jay Z's Company

Kylie Minogue has stopped working with Jay Z. The pop princess has decided to part company with the rapper's Roc Nation management company after two years following a series of professional disappointments.Kylie's last album, 2014's...

Nile Rodgers: 'Noel Gallagher Is Afraid Of Crowds'

Chic star Nile Rodgers is convinced Noel Gallagher is harbouring a secret fear of crowds.The veteran musician reveals Gallagher has pulled out plans to attend several Chic gigs because he did not want to deal...

Nile Rodgers To Unveil New Chic Songs At Solar Eclipse Gig

Nile Rodgers is to unveil Chic's first new material in almost 25 years at a special gig in London on the day of a solar eclipse.The veteran musician and his band are set to perform...

Pharrell Williams: I Couldn't Rap Like Jay Z

Pharrell Williams would sound like he was bragging if he tried to rap like Jay Z.The 'Happy' singer believes all artists have to find their own voice and what works for one musician won't work...

Miley Cyrus, Elton John For Chic Lp

Miley Cyrus and Elton John are set to feature on the new Chic album.Founding member of the group, Nile Rodgers, is currently completing work on their upcoming ninth studio album 'It's About Time', and has...

Laura Mvula Wants To Make Dance Lp

Laura Mvula wants to make a dance record.The 'Green Garden' singer released her debut album 'Sing to the Moon' in 2013 and is now considering what route to take with her second LP, on which...

Daft Punk Make Short Promo Film For New Chic Album

Electronic dance stars Daft Punk have reteamed with funk legend Nile Rodgers to create a short film for his first Chic album in over two decades.The Le Freak star recently enjoyed a popularity rebirth thanks...

Chic And Nile Rodgers To Return After 23 Years

Chic and Nile Rodgers are to release their first track in 23 years.The 70s disco band have announced today (09.02.15) that they will launch their new track, 'I'll Be There', at a special show at...

Chic To Release New Album In June

Chic are to release a new album later this year.The Disco group - fronted by legendary guitarist Nile Rodgers - have signed with Warner Bros. and agreed to release their first record in more than...

Nile Rodgers Working On New Chic Album With New Label

Nile Rodgers is working on his first Chic album in over two decades after signing a new deal with Warner Bros.The funky hitmaker, who recently enjoyed a popularity rebirth thanks to his work with Daft...

Kylie To Headline British Summer Time Hyde Park

Kylie Minogue will headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The 'All the Lovers' hitmaker has been announced as the third headliner for the series of performances in London with support provided by Grace Jones...

Nile Rodgers Pours Doubt On Lady Gaga And Diane Warren Collaboration

Chic star Nile Rodgers has played down reports suggesting he and Diane Warren are working on Lady Gaga's next album after the trio was photographed together in a recording studio.The rumours about an all-star collaboration...

Mark Ronson Mistook For Nile Rodgers

Mark Ronson thinks he has excelled himself on his new album because people mistake it for someone else's music.The producer played 'Uptown Funk' - the lead single from upcoming LP 'Uptown Special' - to his...

Ed Sheeran Leads Star-studded Marriage Proposal

A host of celebrities including Ed Sheeran, Bob Geldof and Nile Rodgers have teamed up to help a British man propose to his girlfriend of 12 years.Jim MACAulay spent four years recruiting stars to film...

Lady Gaga Recruits Nile Rodgers And Diane Warren For New Album

Lady Gaga has recruited industry heavyweights Nile Rodgers and Diane Warren to give her next album a major boost, according to reports.The pop star, whose last solo record Artpop was deemed a flop by critics,...

Nile Rodgers: The Beatles Changed My Life

Nile Rodgers says The Beatles changed his life.The 62-year-old musician has revealed the Beatles track 'A Day in the Life' was the first song he played on the guitar, and prompted him to take up...

Nile Rodgers Restoring Chic Recordings

Nile Rodgers is restoring some ''lost'' CHIC recordings.The 62-year-old musician was given a number of boxes of tapes he feared were lost forever four years ago, and now he has beaten cancer, he is working...

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