nile rodgers

Alex Newell, DJ Cassidy, and Nile Rodgers ‘Kill the Lights’ on Sublimely Disco ‘Vinyl’ Cut

Vinyl, HBO's new series about the music industry in the gritty 1970s, is going to explore the glittery disco world on this Sunday's upcoming episode, and who…
James Grebey / April 8, 2016

Songwriters Hall of Fame Welcomes Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Marvin Gaye

Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Marvin Gaye are among the 2016 inductees to the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards of Chic and Chip…
Anna Gaca / March 2, 2016

Lady Gaga and Nile Rodgers Pay Tribute to David Bowie at the 2016 Grammy Awards

Lady Gaga just performed a massive, career-spanning tribute set at the Grammy Awards in David Bowie's honor alongside Nile Rodgers, touching upon ten moments from…
Brennan Carley / February 15, 2016

Duran Duran Add Shamir to Their Upcoming North American Tour

As if Duran Duran's upcoming North American tour couldn't be any hotter of a ticket — Nile Rodgers' continually Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…
Brennan Carley / January 25, 2016

Nile Rodgers Remembers David Bowie: ‘I’ve Always Called Him the Picasso of Rock’n’Roll’

Nile Rodgers, Chic frontman and veteran disco guitarist, was also a friend and frequent collaborator of David Bowie's. Together, the two worked on 1983's indelible…
Rachel Brodsky / January 12, 2016

Chic Will Play Coachella in 2016

The New York Times just ran a story on Chic's founding member and disco legend Nile Rodgers, and late in the piece, it's quietly mentioned that…
Brennan Carley / November 6, 2015

Lady Gaga Revamps Chic’s ‘I Want Your Love’ With Nile Rodgers Himself

Lady Gaga's teamed up with Nile Rodgers to record a modernized cover of the producer's classic "I Want Your Love" as part of a new…
Brennan Carley / October 2, 2015

Duran Duran Share First New Single in Four Years, ‘Pressure Off’

Duran Duran are back with their first new single in four years: a funk-tinged, heavily harmonized track called "Pressure Off." Featuring guitar licks from Chic…
Rachel Brodsky / June 20, 2015

‘Daft Punk Unchained’ Documentary Will Feature Kanye West, Pharrell, and More

Last June, it was announced that the French television channel Canal+ was making a documentary about Daft Punk, and now nearly a full year later,…
Colin Joyce / June 9, 2015

Watch Charli XCX and Nile Rodgers Slay Stripped-Down ‘Boom Clap’

One of the best Top 40 songwriters today, Charli XCX knows her way around an offbeat performance of one of her insanely catchy pop gems. Her rendition of Sucker hit…
Harley Brown / May 20, 2015

Daft Punk Pay Tribute to Nile Rodgers in New Documentary Celebrating Funk Legend

The robotic duo of Daft Punk beamed down a touching tribute to the funk great Nile Rodgers in a new clip from a film Rodgers…
James Grebey / April 27, 2015

Chic and Nile Rodgers Promise ‘I’ll Be There’ on ‘Kimmel’

A couple of months after announcing their first album in 23 years (dropping in June via Warner Bros.), disco legends Chic stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform…
Rachel Brodsky / April 15, 2015

Chic to Release First New Album in 23 Years

Disco pioneers Chic — the late-'70s band co-founded by legendary guitarist Nile Rodgers — have been back in the conversation lately, with Rodgers guesting on…
Rachel Brodsky / February 2, 2015

Nile Rodgers and Prince Funk Up David Bowie’s ‘Let’s Dance’

Following high-profile 2013 collaborations with Daft Punk, Disclosure, and Avicii, Nile Rodgers has spent the better part of this year in the midst of a…
Colin Joyce / July 6, 2014

Nile Rodgers Preaches Intemperance on Sprightly ‘Do What You Wanna Do’

Last year, after working with Daft Punk on Random Access Memories, Chic main man Nile Rodgers recorded a new solo single called "Do What You…
Colin Joyce / July 1, 2014
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