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30th March 2017

Fact: Katy Perry will make her debut at Britain's Glastonbury Festival in June (17). More than 80 other acts were announced on Thursday (30Mar17), including Lorde, Solange Knowles, The jacksons and Barry Gibb, who will perform in the Legends slot. Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters and Radiohead will headline the event, which runs from 21 to 25 June (17).

6th March 2015

Quote: "I sang it for Elton and played it for him the other day after we just finished doing a gig together. He says, 'Queen? Did you write this about me?'" Chic star Nile Rodgers is glad Sir Elton John saw the funny side after he played him a new song called Queen.

8th September 2014

Fact: Chic veteran Nile Rodgers is working on a new track with rapper Kanye West.

4th April 2014

Fact: Chic star Nile Rodgers is to be honoured with the International Music Summit's Legends Award. The organisation will fete the star at an event on the Spanish island of Ibiza on 21 May (14).

5th July 2013

Quote: "Johnny said he held his hands over his son's ears and ran him to the car after he was born and turned on his Chic record - as the first thing he wanted Nile to hear was Chic." Nile Rodgers' work with Chic was the first sound rocker Johnny Mars wanted his son to hear after he was born. Mars also named the newborn after the funk icon.

3rd June 2008

Fact: Legendary music producer Nile Rodgers, who has worked with Madonna, Sister Sledge, Diana Ross and founded disco band Chic, has signed a deal to publish his memoirs.


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