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'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...

Lena Dunham Saved From Ocean Accident By Surf Star

The Girls star was taking part in the Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink event to raise money for breast cancer research when she drifted off course. Surf star Hamilton saw the...

Lady Gaga Joins U2 On Stage

Lady Gaga joined U2 on stage on Sunday evening (26.07.15).The band were playing at New York's Madison Square Garden when the 29-year-old star joined them to perform a surprise rendition of 'Ordinary Love', which was...

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...

Kylie Minogue Making Christmas Album

Kylie Minogue is recording a Christmas album.The 47-year-old star is believed to be halfway through making the LP, which will be her 13th studio album, set to be released on a one-album deal through Warner/Parlophone.A...

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...

Cara Delevingne Offered Recording Contract

Cara Delevingne has been offered a recording contract.If the 'Paper Towns' actress expresses an interest in becoming a singer, she'll be snapped up straight away by British drum and bass act Rudimental.The group's Amir Amor...

Cara Delevingne Working With Nile Rodgers

The catwalk beauty has long been rumoured to be making a foray into music, and the Chic frontman has now confirmed he is working with her in the studio. Rodgers tell U.K....

Pharrell Williams Works With People With 'Right Energy'

Pharrell Williams will only work with people if they have the ''right energy''.The 42-year-old songwriter-and-performer is a frequent collaborator working with artists such as Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers, Gwen Stefani and Ed Sheeran among others...

Nile Rodgers Busks On London's South Bank, Makes £12.20

Chic legend Nile Rodgers busked on London's South Bank on Monday, making around £12.30 during a 20 minute set. The guitarist and songwriter had played British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park on Sunday alongside...

Cara Delevingne Collaborates With Nile Rodgers

Cara Delevingne has enlisted the help of Nile Rodgers to get her music career off the ground.The 22-year-old beauty, who's best known for her catwalk modelling, has turned her attention to acting and singing in...

Nile Rodgers On Joe Jackson's Anger: 'It Was Sort Of Funny'

Nile Rodgers thought Joe Jackson's angry outbursts were ''funny''.The veteran songwriter and guitarist regularly toured with The Jackson 5, who were managed by their father Joe, during their early years, but claims he never witnessed...

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...

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...

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