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Wear A Mask! These Are The Songs Anti-maskers Need To Hear [Playlist]

With the news that face masks are now becoming mandatory in shops and supermarkets in the UK (as in many countries), it's plain to see that the world is still divided on the issue. Most...

'It Must Be Amazing To Be White': Nile Rodgers Recalls Race Discussion With David Bowie

Nile Rodgers told the late music legend David Bowie how fortunate he was not to have to worry about which race would like his music.The Chic legend teamed up with the late 'Starman' hitmaker -...

Nile Rodgers Backs Ban Of The Term Urban In Music

Nile Rodgers says it's a positive move for the music industry to drop the term 'Urban'.The likes of the Grammys and labels, including Republic Records, have recently promised to ditch the phrase to describe performers...

Five Sets From Glastonbury Festival Well Worth Re-watching

There aren't many weekends of the year that most of the country pray for rain, all except the fortuitous 250,000 people that descend on a farm in Glastonbury as most of the country sit at...

Nile Rodgers Reveals Chic's Coachella Slot

In an interview in the New York Times on Friday (06Nov15), Nile said his disco funk band will be playing the festival for the first time, which he calls "awesome". The...

Janet Jackson And The Smiths Nominated For Hall Of Fame Honour

The Together Again singer has landed the honour for the first time, alongside Chaka Khan, Cheap Trick, The J.B.'s, Chicago, The Cars, Los Lobos and Steve Miller, as a solo artist. The...

Nile Rodgers' Festival Marred By Storm

The Chic legend organised the FreakOut! Let's Dance festival in Long Island, but his efforts were hampered by bad weather as high winds delayed the start of the event. Crew members reportedly...

Cara Delevingne Abandons Music Career

Cara Delevingne has abandoned her music career.The 22-year-old model-turned-actress has given up on her planned album, admitting she has ''no plans'' to turn herself into a singer despite having made no secret of her desire...

Duran Duran Confirm All-stars For New Album

The new album, scheduled for release in September (15) will feature Monae and Rodgers on the first single, Pressure Off, and actress Lohan, who provides a spoken-word vocal on Danceophobia. Other special...

Robin Thicke And Nile Rodgers To Play Charity Gig

The Blurred Lines star will perform at the Legacy of Hope Foundation's show in Brooklyn next month (Jul15) along with Rodgers and his band Chic and rapper Common. The gig at the...

Nile Rodgers Busks In London

The Chic frontman, who was in the U.K. capital to perform at the British Summer Time Festival on Sunday (21Jun15), wrapped up in a coat, scarf and woolly hat to sing and play...

Sam Smith Makes Stage Return With Chic

The Stay With Me hitmaker has not performed publicly since he cancelled tour dates at the start of May (15) to seek treatment for a vocal cord haemorrhage. He flew to the...

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...

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...

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: '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...

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...

Miley Cyrus To Co-chair Elton John's Oscar Viewing Party

Controversial pop star Miley Cyrus has landed a role on the committee organising Sir Elton John's annual Academy Awards viewing party.The veteran singer's charity event is considered one of Tinseltown's hottest tickets of the year,...

Bob Dylan, Abba And Chic Recordings Join Grammy Hall Of Fame

Recordings by artists including Bob Dylan, Abba and Chic will be added to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015.The list of 27 classic singles or albums, aged 25 years or older, have been chosen...

Nile Rodgers Celebrates 42 Months Cancer-free

Music veteran Nile Rodgers marked a major milestone on Sunday (17Aug14) as he celebrated 42 months cancer-free.The star took to the stage at Britain's V Festival in Chelmsford, England on Sunday, and he shared his...

Nile Rodgers Wants To Work With Prince

Nile Rodgers has revealed he wants to record with Prince.The Chic star will be touring with 'Purple Rain' singer this year and he is hoping to get in the studio with Prince and lay down...

Moogfest 2014 Gets To The Heart Of Electronic Music With Shows From Kraftwerk And Pet Shop Boys

Named after America's main pioneer in the world of electronic music, Robert Moog, Moogfest is finally back after a brief sabbatical which saw them miss 2013 - to much disappointment from electronic lovers everywhere.The much-adored...

Nile Rodgers And Chic To Play In Croatia

Nile Rodgers and Chic will play Croatia for the first time later this year. The 'Le Freak' hitmakers have been added to the bill for Unknown Festival 2014, which will take place in September, along...

Chris Martin And Bono Duet At Auction

Chris Martin and Bono performed on piano together to help raise money for charity. The Coldplay singer and U2 frontman performed 'PerfectDay' and 'Beautiful Day' before the Parlor grand piano sold at auction for $1.9...

Bono Sends Sober Nile Rodgers Boozy Welcome Package

U2 star Bono welcomed funk legend Nile Rodgers to Ireland this week (begs21Oct13) by sending him a crate of booze - even though the Chic icon has been sober for almost 20 years.The Irish rocker...

Nirvana, Kiss & Deep Purple Emerge As Early Favourites For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame will induct it's class of 2014 in April next year and earlier this week the nominees for the coveted place among rock's elite was announced to the public....

David Guetta And Nile Rodgers Collaborating

Superstar Dj David Guetta has teamed up with Chic icon Nile Rodgers for a new dance project.The two stars have joined forces in the studio and recorded a handful of songs, and Rodgers has already...

Chic To Replace Sick D'angelo At Outside Lands Festival

Sick soul star D'angelo has pulled out of a planned performance at California's Outside Lands festival on Friday (09Aug13) as he continues to recover from a mystery "medical emergency".The Brown Sugar singer has scrapped a...

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