Nile Rodgers

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The Royal Albert Hall at 150: 'It's the Holy Grail for musicians'
It’s hosted opera greats, suffragette rallies, Hitchcock films, sports events, sci-fi conventions – and, of course, the Proms and countless rock gigs. Artists from Led Zeppelin to Abba recall their moments on the hallowed stage

Interviews by Michael Segalov

29, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Freak out! It's Nile Rodgers in your living room, singing and answering questions
The superstar hitmaker spent five hours answering 350 questions – to become the world’s first voice-interactive digital portrait. He reveals why the tell-all experience was thrilling – and sometimes upsetting

Etan Smallman

24, Mar, 2021 @7:35 AM

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'Magic happens, often': Christine and the Queens, Haim, Nile Rodgers and more on the joy of live music
Musicians on the thrill of playing live – and what we can expect when gigs return

The Observer

07, Mar, 2021 @6:44 AM

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SG Lewis: Times review – soaring, subtle disco for kitchen dancefloors
Given the British producer’s skill for emotionally attuned nightclub elation, his debut shouldn’t suffer from the shutdown of its natural habitat

Alexis Petridis

18, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Nile Rodgers asks record labels to be clearer about streaming incomes
Chic guitarist tells committee Sony and Universal not doing enough for artists

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

08, Dec, 2020 @3:14 PM

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Kylie, Cher, Robbie Williams and more team up for Children in Need single
Cover of Oasis’s Stop Crying Your Heart Out also features Nile Rodgers, Lenny Kravitz and Jess Glynne among 25 star performers

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

13, Nov, 2020 @8:56 AM

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Rock & Roll President: how musicians helped Jimmy Carter to the White House
In a new documentary, stars from Bob Dylan to Nile Rodgers discuss how music played a vital role in the unknown politician’s rise to power

Jim Farber

10, Sep, 2020 @3:17 PM

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'Music is as good as gold or oil': meet the man spending billions on old hits
Former Elton John and Beyoncé manager Merck Mercuriadis on championing artists and his business buying over 13,000 songs

Mark Sweney

08, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Rita Ora and Labrinth join music’s protest after Wiley’s antisemitic rant
Artists, producers and executives sign a statement condemning prejudice and hate speech in the industry

Vanessa Thorpe

02, Aug, 2020 @6:41 AM

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'Get ready to get down': Nile Rodgers rises to Lloyd Webber Twitter challenge
‘Composers in quarantine’ play-off sees Chic star play a song from Jesus Christ Superstar as Lloyd Webber performs the Rodgers/Daft Punk hit Get Lucky

Chris Wiegand

03, Apr, 2020 @12:16 PM

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Nile Rodgers: ‘Madonna was the one who told me to get dreadlocks’
The musician and producer talks about how he got his hands on his Brit awards suit and why he always wears a hat to dinner

As told to Leah Harper

20, Aug, 2019 @1:32 PM

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Eurythmics Songbook review – sweet dreams of synthpop heaven
Dave Stewart’s army of guests, including Meltdown host Nile Rodgers, remind the audience how potent his partnership with Annie Lennox was – and leaves them wishing for a reunion

Caroline Sullivan

14, Aug, 2019 @10:48 AM

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