Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers was ‘fired’ by Shakira

Nile Rodgers was ‘fired’ by Shakira

Nile Rodgers was "fired" by Shakira. The Chic legend – who has produced hits for the likes of Sister Sledge, Madonna and David Bowie and recently hit the studio with pop superstar Dua Lipa – rarely puts a foot wrong when it comes to music, but he has revealed the ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ hitmaker wasn’t impressed with one of his suggestions when they were in t... »

Nile Rodgers named BBC Music Day 2019 Ambassador

Nile Rodgers named BBC Music Day 2019 Ambassador

Nile Rodgers has been named an Ambassador for BBC Music Day 2019. The Chic legend has witnessed first-hand five family members suffer from Alzheimer’s, including his mother Beverly – who had the neurodegenerative disease which causes memory loss for 13 years – and he is thrilled to be able to support the project which uses music as therapy for sufferers. Nile said: "The UK i... »

Nile Rodgers headlining Liverpool International Music Festival

Nile Rodgers headlining Liverpool International Music Festival

Nile Rodgers & CHIC will headline the Liverpool International Music Festival next month. The legendary musician and his iconic band are set to performing on July 20 as they bring the opening night of the festival to a close on the Central Stage as they are set to play the northern city’s Sefton Park. Reflecting on his memories of the city, the 66-year-old star said: "Liverpool has b... »

Justin Timberlake to be honoured by Songwriters Hall of Fame

Justin Timberlake to be honoured by Songwriters Hall of Fame

Justin Timberlake is to be honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The ‘Mirrors’ hitmaker will receive the Contemporary Icon award at the organisation’s 50th annual induction gala at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on June 13, in recognition of his "extraordinary" body of work. Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) chairman Nile Rodgers said in a statement: "Jus... »

Noel Gallagher unveils new single

Noel Gallagher unveils new single

Noel Gallagher has unveiled his new single, ‘Black Star Dancing’. The Oasis star has premiered Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ brand new track, which is available digitally now. It comes from the EP of the same name, which also features two new tracks – ‘Rattling Rose’ and ‘Sail On’. The EP, which also includes a 12" Mix and a mix by F... »

Nile Rodgers compares Dua Lipa Abbey Road session to working with David Bowie

Nile Rodgers compares Dua Lipa Abbey Road session to working with David Bowie

Nile Rodgers has compared Dua Lipa to David Bowie and Madonna. The legendary producer paired up with the ‘New Rules’ singer for a live session at London’s iconic Abbey Road Studios this week as they work on the instrumentation for the pop star’s upcoming second album, and he has revealed how their collaboration reminded him of some iconic artists he’s recorded with ov... »

Dua Lipa working with Nile Rodgers on new album

Dua Lipa working with Nile Rodgers on new album

Dua Lipa was "on the brink of tears" working with Nile Rodgers on her new album. The ‘New Rules’ hitmaker has been at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London this week recording the "live instrumentation" for her second record with the legendary producer. The 23-year-old pop superstar heaped praise on the ‘Get Lucky’ hitmaker – who has worked with ... »

Busted announced for Hampton Court Palace Festival

Busted announced for Hampton Court Palace Festival

Busted will headline Hampton Court Palace Festival. The pop punk trio – comprised of Charlie Simpson, Matt Willis and James Bourne – will make their debut at the royal landmark’s summer concert series on June 8. The ‘Year 3000′ hitmakers recently reached number two in the Official UK Chart with their LP ‘Half Way There’, and they plan to perform some songs... »

Diana Ross and Nile Rodgers gave a surprise performance together

Diana Ross and Nile Rodgers gave a surprise performance together

Diana Ross and Nile Rodgers performed together at the Times Square Edition launch party. The iconic musicians were the surprise guests at the opening of Ian Schrager’s latest hotel in New York City on Tuesday night (12.03.19) and gave a performance in the hotel’s Paradise Club, singing hits such as ‘I Want Your Love’, ‘Upside Down’ ‘I’m Coming Out... »

Nile Rodgers curating Meltdown Festival 2019

Nile Rodgers curating Meltdown Festival 2019

Nile Rodgers will curate this summer’s Meltdown Festival. The Chic superstar will bring his own eclectic lineup of stars to the Southbank Centre in London later this year from 3-11 August. He said: "To be able to curate and produce nine days of live music for the city of London, the UK and music enthusiasts visiting from all over the world is truly a dream come true. "Anyone who kn... »

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