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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Fender To Release A Nile Rodgers Stratocaster

by Paul Cashmere

Fender will release a Nile Rodgers ‘Hitmaker’ Stratocaster honoring the instrument Rodgers played on hits by David Bowie, Diana Ross, Madonna, Daft Punk, Duran Duran, The B-52’s, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Daddy Yankee, Robert Plant / The Honeydrippers, Jeff Beck, The Vaughan Brothers, Lady Gaga, Sister Sledge, INXS, Sam Smith and many more.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers Helps Raise £200,000 for Nordoff Robbins

by Music-News.com

Stars of stage and screen came together to raise a total of over £200,000 for the UK’s largest music therapy charity at Nordoff Robbins’ annual Christmas Carol Concerts, held in person last week at St Luke’s Church, Chelsea, London and streamed online on Sunday 19th December.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Ivor Novello Rising Star Awards Announced

by Paul Cashmere

The prize is back for a second year, with Nile Rodgers returning as a mentor, alongside acclaimed songwriters, producers, and musicians Cathy Dennis, Jamie Hartman, Jamie Scott, and Fiona Bevan.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers Re-Elected Chairman of Songwriters Hall of Fame

by Music-News.com

Nile Rodgers has been re-elected as the chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers and Chic To Play Hampton Court Festival UK

by Music-News.com

Nile Rodgers and CHIC have been added to the bill for this summer’s Hampton Court Palace Festival.

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Nile Rodgers Talks About Unfair Artist Renumeration

by Music-News.com

Nile Rodgers thinks streaming is unfair to artists.

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The Day Nile Rogers Recruited Daryl Hall To Sing On An INXS Song

by Paul Cashmere

Daryl Hall does backing vocals on the INXS classic ‘Original Sin’ and its all because producer Nile Rodgers didn’t think the song worked with Andrew Farriss, Kirk Pengilly and Michael Hutchence’s BVs.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers and Neil Tennant Call For Arts Sustainability

by Music-News.com

Nile Rodgers and Pet Shop Boys singer Neil Tennant are among the stars who have called on Britain’s arts industry to go green after the Covid-19 crisis passes.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers Launches Youth To The Front Fund

by Music-News.com

Nile Rodgers is pushing to end systematic racism with his We Are Family Foundation’s new Youth to the Front Fund.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers Delivers Keynote Speech at London Uni

by Music-News.com

Ivor Novello Award-winning musician and producer Nile Rodgers surprised a room full of songwriters, music industry professionals, and academics recently, emerging as the unannounced keynote speaker for the latest Songwriting Studies Research Network event held at The Ivors Academy in London, UK.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers Named Ambassador for BBC Music Day

by Music-News.com

The legendary, multiple Grammy-winning musician, Nile Rodgers, is proud to be an Ambassador for BBC Music Day 2019. He has an incredible music legacy, one which spans generations of fans, both with the CHIC Organisation and as a producer, arranger and guitarist. He wants to support this project as he has had personal experience with family members affected by the disease.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers Recruits Craig David For New Chic Song

by Paul Cashmere

Nile Rodgers has a new Chic song titled ‘Sober’ and it features Craig David.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Meredith Festival Sets 2018 Dates And Opens Ballot

by Paul Cashmere

The Meredith Music Festival is on December 7, 8 and 9 in 2018.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers Appointed Chairman of The Songwriters Hall of Fame

by Paul Cashmere

Songwriting and producer legend Nile Rodgers has been appointed Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers Is Working With will.i.am On New Black Eyed Peas

by Paul Cashmere

Nile Rodgers is cooking up new music with will.i.am for Black Eyed Peas.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers Is Working With Jean Paul Gaultier

by Paul Cashmere

Fashion designer John Paul Gaultier has recruited dance maestro Nile Rodgers to create original music for his fashion show in Paris in October.

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Seth MacFarlane References Queen’s Another One Bites The Dust For Third Time

by Paul Cashmere

Seth MacFarlane is obviously a huge Queen fan, so much so that the Queen classic ‘Another One Bites The Dust’ has now been referenced three times across two of his shows.

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Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Nile Rodgers and Lionel Richie Together – It Was Meaty Soul With A Slice of Cheese

by Paul Cashmere

Placing Nile Rodgers as the opening act for Lionel Richie was a bizarre move. Soulful Nile is a musician’s musician, Lionel felt like a Vegas show.

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Nile Rodgers Has Met Sergio Mendes For The First Time In Australia

by Paul Cashmere

Music legends Nile Rodgers and Sergio Mendes have met for the first time ever in Australia.

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Nile Rodgers Named Chief Creative Officer For Abbey Road Studios

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Nile Rodgers is the new Chief Creative Adviser at London’s Abbey Road Studios.

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Nile Rodgers Expresses his Gratitude To George Michael

by Music-News.com

Songwriter David Austin pulled Nile Rodgers out of a funk by pestering him to share his remastered version of George Michael’s Fantasy.

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New George Michael Song Fantasy Debuts But Its Not That New

by Paul Cashmere

The new George Michael song happens to be nearly 30 years old. ‘Fantasy’ popped up around the world today (7 September) but it turns out it was recorded in the late 1980s.

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Nile Rodgers Misses His First Concert Ever

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Nile Rodgers has never missed a concert in his life until Sunday (August 13) night.

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Nile Rodgers Is Working On New George Michael Tracks

by Music-News.com

Nile Rodgers has been in the studio producing tracks featuring the late George Michael in the hope they will receive a posthumous release.

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Blondie and Nile Rodgers Wins A Silver Clef Award

by Music-News.com

A host of stars came together Friday (June 30) to celebrate some of the biggest artists in music at the annual O2 Silver Clef Awards, in support of music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins.

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Glastonbury Setlists for Nile Rodgers, Barry Gibb and Dropkick Murphys

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

This year’s Glastonbury Festival came to a close on Sunday with a set from Ed Sheeran, the only non-veteran artist to headline this year, but there were a number of veterans playing throughout the day.

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Nile Rodgers Drops Prince Inspired Track From New Chic Album

by Music-News.com

Nile Rodgers has revealed Chic’s forthcoming album will no longer feature a Prince-inspired track after it left him feeling uncomfortable.

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Lionel Richie And Chic To Tour Australia Together

by Noise11.com

Lionel Richie will team up with Chic featuring Nile Rodgers for his All Night Long tour.

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