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Nile Rodgers Re-elected As Chairman Of Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Nile Rodgers has been re-elected as the chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The 68-year-old musician was unanimously voted in by the board of directors to serve a second three-year term as chairman earlier...

Jack Savoretti 'Jealous' Of Nile Rodgers' Enduring Love For His Work

Jack Savoretti has admitted he's jealous of Nile Rodgers' enduring passion for "going to work every day".The 37-year-old singer worked with the Chic legend - as well as John Oates - on his new album...

Jack Savoretti's New Album Is All About Love

Jack Savoretti's new album is dedicated to love.The 37-year-old singer has spent the last year at home with his wife Jemma Powell and their children, and Jack has revealed that his lockdown experience has helped...

Lindsey Buckingham Never Got 'Closure' With Stevie Nicks

Lindsey Buckingham never got "closure" with former Fleetwood Mac bandmate Stevie Nicks.The pair were together both romantically and musically during the height of the band's fame in the 1970s and Lindsey admits that he struggled...

Jack Savoretti's Upcoming Album 'Wouldn't Exist' Without Nile Rodgers

Jack Savoretti says his upcoming record, 'Europiana',"wouldn't exist without Nile Rodgers".The 'What More Can I Do?' singer has unveiled his seventh studio album and released the new single, 'Who's Hurting Who', featuring the disco legend...

Nile Rodgers Has 11 Televisions Switched On 247 At Home To Help His Creativity

Nile Rodgers has 11 televisions switched on "24 hours a day" at his home to create white noise.The Chic legend has revealed he needs a "distraction" when he is writing songs and he wouldn't be...

Nile Rodgers And Chic Set For Hampton Court Palace Festival 2021

Nile Rodgers and CHIC have been added to the bill for this summer's Hampton Court Palace Festival.The 'Le Freak' hitmakers will headline the concert series at the royal landmark in Richmond upon Thames on August...

Nile Rodgers: 'Artists And Writers Are Not Remunerated Properly Or Equally'

Nile Rodgers thinks streaming is unfair to artists.Although the 68-year-old musician is a fan of how easy it is to share music with fans via streaming, he thinks the system is outdated and artists need...

Nile Rodgers: The World Needs Live Music 'Now More Than Ever'

Nile Rodgers thinks the world needs live music "now more than ever".The Chic frontman admits he has had a "tough year" but can't wait until he is able to perform shows for fans again as...

Rag'n'bone Man, Nile Rodgers + Chic And More To Rock 10th Big Feastival In August

The Big Feastival's 10th edition will go ahead this summer.Blur rocker and cheesemaker Alex James' annual music and food festival is set to return on August Bank Holiday (August 27 – 29 August 2021) on...

Amazon Releasing Randy Watson Documentary

A new 'chocu-mentary' will tell the story of 'Coming To America' character Randy WatsonThe new Amazon Prime Video spoof documentary will explore the career of Randy, the frontman of the fictional band Sexual Chocolate, who...

Rebecca Ferguson Reunites With Nile Rodgers On No Words Needed

Rebecca Ferguson has released her new single, 'No Words Needed'.The former 'X Factor' runner-up has been working on her first album since 2016's 'Superwoman' with Chic legend Nile Rodgers, who co-wrote the funky new track.Nile...

Sg Lewis And Nile Rodgers Team Up On Disco Anthem One More

SG Lewis has released 'One More' featuring his idol Nile Rodgers. The 26-year-old record producer - whose real name is Sam Lewis - and the Chic legend, 68, have been working away together at London's...

Neil Young And Tony Bennett To Perform At Nordoff Robbins Carol Service

Neil Young and Tony Bennett are to perform at this year's Nordoff Robbins Carol Service. The music legends have been added to the bill for 'The Stars Come Out To Sing At Christmas' event, which...

Signed Guitars Belonging To Liam Gallagher And Eric Clapton Among Sale To Raise Funds For Out-of-work Roadies

Liam Gallagher's Les Paul ‘Studio’ guitar and memorabilia from the likes of Eric Clapton, Nile Rodgers and Florence Welch is set to be sold to raise funds for the production staff and stage crew who...

Nile Rodgers To Host Star-studded Nordoff Robbins Christmas Carol Service

Nile Rodgers is set to host the star-studded Nordoff Robbins Christmas Carol Service.The CHIC legend will lead the first virtual 'The Stars Come Out To Sing At Christmas’ live-stream on December 15, which will see...

Children In Need Charity Single Brings Together Kylie Minogue, Bryan Adams, Cher And More

Kylie Minogue, Bryan Adams and Cher have joined this year's star-studded Children In Need charity single.The annual charity telethon has brought together a host of huge music stars - also including the likes of Robbie...

Dave Grohl Feels Like Quitting Foo Fighters After Every Tour

Dave Grohl wants to quit Foo Fighters after every tour.The 'Everlong' hitmaker has admitted that as soon as he gets home from a long stint on the road, he feels like calling it quits, but...

Keith Urban Collaborates With Pink For New Song

Keith Urban has joined forces with Pink for a song on his new album. The 52-year-old singer has unveiled the tracklisting for his upcoming record, 'The Speed of Now Part 1', which will be...

'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...

Ivor Novello Awards Announces Nominees For Rising Star Award

The nominees and mentors for the Ivor Novello's all-new Rising Star Award with Apple Music have been unveiled. The prestigious ceremony - which celebrates the music industry's finest songwriters and composers - is set to...

Foo Fighters' New Album Is Their 'David Bowie Let's Dance Record'

Foo Fighters' new album is ''like their David Bowie 'Let's Dance' record''.Dave Grohl has teased that the heavy rock band's follow-up to 2017's 'Concrete and Gold' features a lot of old school dance sounds just...

Nile Rodgers Leads Tributes To Little Richard

Nile Rodgers has led tributes to Little Richard.The Chic frontman branded the pioneer of rock and roll music as a ''true giant'' after news surfaced that he had passed away aged 87.He shared on Twitter:...

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...

'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 Was Making Music With Chris Cornell

Nile Rodgers was working on music with Chris Cornell before he passed away.The Chic legend has paid tribute to his close friend after learning the 52-year-old rock star had suddenly died on Wednesday (17.05.17), hours...

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 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...

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...

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