1. Audien Remixes DJ Cassidy's 'Kill the Lights,' Feat. Alex Newell, Jess Glynne & Nile Rodgers: Exclusive Premiere

    April 14, 2016 1:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 The disco anthem was featured in an episode of HBO's "Vinyl"; now, enjoy the remix. Grammy-nominated producer Audien has remixed the DJ Cassidy track “Kill the Lights,” which features Alex Newell , Jess Glynne and Chic ’s Nile Rodgers ...

  2. The Guest List Presents Nicky Romero's Playlist: David Guetta, Robin Schulz, Nile Rodgers & More

    February 26, 2016 1:16 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Dance has selected Amsterdam’s Nicky Romero to curate The Guest List this week. Nicky Romero & Nile Rodgers Join Forces on 'Future Funk' Collab: Exclusive Premiere Amid his rigorous touring schedule and label duties at Protoc ...

  3. Carl Cox to Perform at British Parliament With 1 Lucky Winner

    February 16, 2016 2:20 PM EST 0 0 0 The British Parliament has invited house veteran Carl Cox to perform at the House of Commons on May 11 for a charity event hosted by the Last Night A DJ Saved My Life Foundation. 5 Reasons Amsterdam Dance Event Belongs on Your Bucket List He will be ...

  4. David Bowie's Death Sparks Top Two Takeover on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140

    January 11, 2016 2:42 PM EST 0 0 0 David Bowie has locked up the Nos. 1 and 2 spots on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart the morning following news of his death on Sunday at age 69 . David Bowie Dies at Age 69 After Battling Cancer The veteran rock star’s latest cu ...

  5. Nicky Romero's Personal Journey With Anxiety: 'I Wanted to Quit Music'

    December 11, 2015 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Nick Rotteveel, the cosmopolitan DJ and Protocol Recordings founder commonly referred to as Nicky Romero, has cultivated a loyal worldwide following for his music. Ever since his breakout single "Toulouse" in 2011, he, along with his arsen ...

  6. Nile Rodgers Says Chic is Playing Coachella 2016

    November 06, 2015 9:19 PM EST Though he probably wasn't supposed to, Nile Rodgers  has revealed his seminal disco funk band Chic is going to play Coachella next year.  Nile Rodgers: The Chic Album 'Is Still Coming This Year' The news comes from a feature on Ro ...

  7. Nile Rodgers, Janelle Monae Join Duran Duran in 'Pressure Off' Video: Watch

    October 22, 2015 12:53 AM EDT Duran Duran celebrated “Back to the Future Day” by sharing a glimpse into their own past and future.  The British music video pioneers got in on the action with the premiere of the official clip for "Pressure Off," lifted from the pop ...

  8. Madonna's 40 Biggest Billboard Hits

    August 16, 2015 11:10 AM EDT 8.516 k 1.29 k 32 She's the Queen of Pop and royalty on the Billboard charts. To celebrate Madonna 's career, we've compiled an exclusive ranking of the diva's 40 biggest Billboard Hot 100 hit singles. Madonna's Fashion Evolution: ...

  9. Nile Rodgers on the FREAK OUT! Let's Dance Festival

    Nile Rodgers on the FREAK OUT! Let's Dance Festival

    August 04, 2015 6:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Check out Nile Rodgers' FOLD Festival on August 4 and 5, 2015. Interview at AOL HQ in NYC for AOL BUILD. content , build speaker series , #aolbuild , AOL , AOL Advertising , 5minmedia , build , aol inc , AOL Build , aolbuild Videos Nile Rodgers ...

  10. U2 Closes N. American Leg of Innocence + Experience With 150,000 New York Fans

    August 04, 2015 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 North American leg churns $76 million -- now Europe's on tap. U2 wrapped the North American leg of the Innocence + Experience tour in stunning fashion with an eight-night, sold-out stand at Madison Square Garden in New York City that grossed ne ...

  11. Nile Rodgers Talks New Chic Album 'It's About Time'

    Nile Rodgers Talks New Chic Album 'It's About Time'

    July 30, 2015 1:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nile Rodgers discusses his new album, "It's About Time." nile rodgers , HuffPost Live Highlights , 5minmedia , producer , musician , fold festival , Nile Rodgers Videos Nile Rodgers ...

  12. Lady Gaga Joins U2 on Stage at Madison Square Garden

    July 27, 2015 1:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2’s epic eight-night stand at the Madison Square Garden has become something of a celebrity parade with stars filling the stage and the seats. Last night was no different with Lady Gaga joining the Irish rock legends for a surprise collaboration. 3 ...

  13. Duran Duran, Nile Rodgers & Mark Ronson Team Up to Take the 'Pressure Off': Behind-the-Scenes Video

    July 17, 2015 1:15 PM EDT 2.677 k 147 18 Back in 1983,  Nile Rodgers  remixed  Duran Duran 's "The Reflex" and gave the British boys one of their biggest hits. Thirty-two years and several successful collaboration later,  Mark Ronson  decided it was time to get the ...

  14. Billboard Cover: Duran Duran on Pushing the Pop Envelope, Staying Power and Why Harry Styles Is a 'Good Chap'

    July 17, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On a boiling July day at a photo studio in South West London, 56-year-old Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon is in full flamboyant mode, mincing and strutting, sucking in his cheekbones and giving what might just be his best sex face. Around him, his ...

  15. Live Aid Turns 30: U2, Madonna, Led Zeppelin Reunion & More Highlights

    July 13, 2015 5:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s hard to believe 30 years have passed since Live Aid. The monumental charity concert, which raised funds for famine relief in Africa, featured a laundry list of '80s artists that now reads like a music fan’s dream concert. The event was hel ...

  16. Nile Rodgers on New Chic Album & All-Star Collaborators: 'I Just Gotta Go With My Heart'

    June 26, 2015 5:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 The legend discusses his FOLD Festival & new star-laden album, slated to feature "duets" with Elton John, Chaka Khan, Janelle Monáe & Michael McDonald. Nile Rodgers is in the midst of a hot streak. After being diagnosed with “sever ...

  17. Nile Rodgers Spills All The 'Live Aid' Secrets

    Nile Rodgers Spills All The 'Live Aid' Secrets

    June 26, 2015 3:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary musician and producer Nile Rodgers spills all the 'Live Aid' secrets. Interview at AOL HQ in NYC for AOL BUILD. build speaker series , nile rodgers , AOL , 5minmedia , AOL Build , aol inc , build , content , #aolbuild , chic Vide ...

  18. Nile Rodgers on Collaborating with Artists

    Nile Rodgers on Collaborating with Artists

    June 26, 2015 3:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary musician and producer Nile Rodgers talks about all of his musical collaborations in his upcoming "Freak Out! Let's Dance Funk Festival. Interview at AOL HQ in NYC for AOL BUILD. build speaker series , nile rodgers , AOL , 5minmed ...

  19. Nile Rodgers on Jamming with Beck, Keith Urban and Many More

    Nile Rodgers on Jamming with Beck, Keith Urban and Many More

    June 26, 2015 3:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary musician Nile Rodgers discusses jamming with Beck, Keith Urban and many more on the stage of his Freak Out! Let's Dance Funk Festival in August 2015. Interview at AOL HQ in NYC for AOL BUILD build speaker series , nile rodgers , AOL , ...

  20. Hear Duran Duran's New Single 'Pressure Off' Featuring Janelle Monae

    June 20, 2015 2:58 PM EDT 8.515 k 194 12 Duran Duran has dropped the first single from its upcoming album, Paper Gods , which arrives Sept. 18 in the United States. Duran Duran & Nile Rodgers Talk New Album The new funky song -- titled "Pressure Off" -- features voca ...

  21. Nile Rodgers Named 2015 BMI Icon Honoree

    June 17, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nile Rodgers , the Grammy-winning co-founder of Chic , will be presented with the BMI Icon Award at the annual BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The ceremony will take place Aug. 28 at the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles and also honor the songwriters, produ ...

  22. Nile Rodgers on Chic's First Dance Club Songs Chart-Topper in 23 Years: 'It's Unreal'

    June 11, 2015 7:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Iconic pop/dance act Chic returns to the summit of Billboard 's Dance Club Songs chart (dated June 20) with "I'll Be There" (2-1), featuring legend-in-his-own-right Nile Rodgers , the ensemble's founding member. Chic notches ...

  23. MixRadio Launches on iOS & Android, Teams With Nile Rodgers & Charli XCX

    May 19, 2015 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 MixRadio, previously available only on Windows and Nokia phones, is going global. The streaming service debuted on Android and iOS platforms Tuesday (May 19) and unveiled a new deal with HTC at a media event in New York, accompanied by artist ambass ...

  24. Steve Aoki, Martin Garrix, Moby & More Star in 'NCIS: Ibiza' Parody (Watch)

    May 13, 2015 11:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Comedy site Funny Or Die has enlisted an all-star cast of DJs for NCIS: Ibiza.  a  parody skit which  packs plenty of marquee cameos into a two-minute trailer. Steve Aoki and R3hab star as detectives, while Moby takes a turn as a long-gone raver and ...

  25. Exclusive: Nile Rodgers & Chic to Headline Apollo 2015 Spring Gala

    May 11, 2015 2:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ne-Yo, Rosanne Cash & Luke James will also perform. Nile Rodgers and Chic are set to headline the Apollo Theater’s 2015 Spring Gala on June 8. The 10th annual benefit concert will also feature performances by Ne-Yo , Rosanne Cash , Luke James , ...

  26. Nile Rodgers, Roger Waters, Geddy Lee Redefine the Interview on 'Speakeasy'

    April 09, 2015 10:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 Speakeasy , a relatively new interview series from live music broadcasting programmer Front and Center , came about somewhat serendipitously. Executive producer and industry veteran Don Maggi had already recruited Roger Waters to appear on the show, ...

  27. Nile Rodgers Calls 'Blurred Lines' Verdict 'Shocking'

    March 19, 2015 12:21 PM EDT Musician Nile Rodgers says it is "shocking" that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke have been found guilty of plagiarism in the "Blurred Lines" court case, adding that he believed the song's composition was not at all li ...

  28. Executive Turntable: Moves at Capitol, Verve, Warner, ASCAP & More

    March 07, 2015 10:32 AM EST A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including Warner Music Group, Sony/ATV, Verve, ASCAP and more! -- James Steven was promoted to executive VP of communications and marketing at Warner Music Group , rising from his role as sen ...

  29. Johnny Mathis on His Unreleased CHIC/Nile Rodgers Album: 'I'm Very Proud Of It'

    February 22, 2015 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Johnny Mathis is also recording a new album, due out in October. Billboard recently caught up with the legendary Johnny Mathis on the red carpet of the Grammy Awards to talk about his upcoming album, his lost CHIC -produced music and more. Clive Dav ...

  30. Daft Punk Worked on Short Film for Nile Rodgers' Chic Record

    February 21, 2015 7:33 PM EST 0 0 0 Daft Punk have re-teamed with Nile Rodgers for a forthcoming film tied to the release of his upcoming Chic album. Rodgers shared the news on Twitter on Feb. 21, noting that the "touching film," created by his "Get Lucky" collabor ...

  31. Disclosure, Nile Rodgers & Jimmy Napes: The 2015 GRAMMYs Red Carpet

    Disclosure, Nile Rodgers & Jimmy Napes: The 2015 GRAMMYs Red Carpet

    February 08, 2015 8:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Disclosure, Nile Rodgers & Jimmy Napes: The 2015 GRAMMYs Red Carpet music , nile rogers , you2ube , 2015 , Billboard , arrivals , Disclosure , Grammys , interview , red carpet Videos Nile Rodgers Jimmy Napes ...

  32. New Year's Eve 2014: A Musical Guide

    December 30, 2014 7:31 PM EST 3.233 k 155 76 0 Nevermind that snow may hit Las Vegas on New Year's Eve -- the desert destination may have quietly usurped New York City as the country's most banging music hotspot to ring in 2015. This year, everyone from Jennifer Lopez , Lady ...

  33. Mystery Skulls, Lion Babe & Zella Day: Emerging Picks of the Week

    October 31, 2014 3:33 PM EDT Heading into the weekend, Billboard offers another triple play of tracks to check out that all debuted on this week’s Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart. Be sure to give them a listen, and check back next week for a new set of selection ...

  34. Nile Rodgers, Ellie Goulding Honored at BMI London Awards

    October 14, 2014 12:02 PM EDT Legendary lyricist Tim Rice was honored, Nile Rodgers took top prize and Ellie Goulding was a three-time winner at the BMI London Awards , held Monday night at London's Dorchester Hotel. The annual gala is held to honor the U.K./Euro/Caribbea ...

  35. Duran Duran & Nile Rodgers Talk New Album

    September 22, 2014 9:23 PM EDT 'I couldn't be happier to be working with my band again,' Rodgers says of reuniting with 'Wild Boys' collaborators. Thirty years ago, Duran Duran and Nile Rodgers teamed for the band's iconic hit single "The Wild ...

  36. Exclusive: Johnny Marr Drops North American Tour Dates, Talks New Solo Album ‘Playland’

    September 08, 2014 12:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 The former Smiths guitarist also gives an update on his forthcoming autobiography. American fans will soon get a chance to watch the venerable Johnny Marr perform tracks from his forthcoming solo album, as well as some classic tracks from the Smiths ...

  37. Nile Rodgers-Founded Label Partners With Game Music Connect Conference

    August 26, 2014 9:42 AM EDT Sumthing Else Music Works, Nile Rodgers ' record label specializing in video game soundtracks, has partnered with this year's Game Music Connect 2014, a London-based conference for fans of music in games and aspiring composers. Attendees ...

  38. Nile Rodgers Is Clear of Cancer

    August 18, 2014 12:19 AM EDT 4 6 0 Nile Rodgers has many more good times ahead…he’s cancer free. The disco legend revealed he’s received the all-clear on cancer following his latest twice-yearly check-up. He tweeted over the weekend that he’s now 42 months clear of the disease. Every ...

  39. 15 Sonar 2014 Day 3 Highlights: Massive Attack, Lykke Li, CHIC ft. Nile Rodgers, Brodinski & More

    June 15, 2014 9:35 PM EDT On Saturday, June 14, Sonar’s 2014 edition finished strong with another exceptional assortment of diverse talents, including a signature performance by Massive Attack, Lykke Li’s emotional stage show and energetic DJ sets by Brodinski and Boys Noi ...

  40. EDM Biz Worth $6.2bn (Report)

    May 21, 2014 8:10 AM EDT Electronic dance music is a $6.2 billion global industry, per a new report issued at the International Music Summit in Ibiza, Spain Wednesday (May 21). As compiled by EDM trade group the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM), the figure includes ...

  41. Publishing Briefs: Sony/ATV's Neighboring Rights Division Signs Pharrell, Robin Thicke, More; Printz Board to Atlas; Disney Nabs TRiON

    May 20, 2014 9:45 AM EDT -- The neighboring rights division launched by Sony/ATV Music Publishing last year has announced a spree of signings including such artists as Pharrell Williams , Robin Thicke , Nile Rodgers , Clean Bandit and the estate of Lou Reed to a roster th ...

  42. New Music Seminar Returns for Annual Conference in New York June 8-10

    May 15, 2014 6:14 PM EDT Nile Rodgers and Atlantic head Craig Kallman will conduct the Producer’s Movement session. Long before SXSW, there was the New Music Seminar, a hotbed of activity co-founded by Tommy Boy head Tommy Silverman in 1980 for the then-emerging independe ...

  43. Moogfest 2014: Well-Received, But Will It Return Next Year?

    April 30, 2014 4:45 PM EDT “We got the cyborg man here what more could you want,” joked Mike Adams, CEO of Moog Music to a crowd of organizers, participants and sponsors-- including Neil Harbisson, a man with an antenna implanted in his skull that allows him to hear color-- ...

  44. Morning Fix: Jennifer Lopez Outbids Sean Combs for Fuse TV; European Parliament Approves Net Neutrality Law; Letterman's 5 Best Music Moments; Marc Anthony, Prince Royce to Perform at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 04, 2014 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE JASON ILEY NAMED CEO OF SONY MUSIC U.K. The former Roc Nation president and one-time Mercury Records U.K. chief has been named CEO of Sony Music’s activities in the U.K. and Ireland, filling the voi ...

  45. Nile Rodgers To Be Honored With IMS Legends Award

    April 04, 2014 3:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nile Rodgers will next month receive the International Music Summit’s top honor – the Legends Award. The multi-Grammy winning disco pioneer will be feted at the IMS Legends Dinner, to be held May 21 at the Sessions restaurant within Ibiza’s Hard Roc ...

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