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The Week In Pop

Hey Violet: When Going Pop Goes Right

If all songs are mirrors, revealing something about each listener depending on their reaction, "Guys My Age" is particularly reflective. Hearing 19-year-old Rena Lovelis dismiss…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2017 - 4:51 pm

The Week In Pop

All Hail Frank Ocean, Pop Musician

Blonde: great album! One of last year's absolute best. Will undoubtedly stand the test of time. Love it. Can't get enough of it. I've never…
Chris DeVille | April 27, 2017 - 3:57 pm

Sounding Board

Duran Duran Bring Kiesza, Lindsay Lohan, & Deep Nostalgia To Brooklyn

Last night, Duran Duran took the stage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, another stop on their tour for last year's Paper Gods. Duran Duran's latest release…
Ryan Leas | April 13, 2016 - 3:00 pm

More Nile Rodgers stories

Hear David Bowie’s Previously Unreleased 1982 “Let’s Dance” Demo Featuring Nile Rodgers

Tomorrow would have been David Bowie's 71st birthday, and to celebrate, Parlophone is unearthing a previously unreleased demo of his 1983 hit "Let's Dance." Recorded…
Peter Helman | January 7, 2018 - 10:59 pm

George Michael – “Fantasy” (Feat. Nile Rodgers)

Before he passed away at the end of last year, George Michael was thinking about his legacy and revisiting his old songs. In 1990, Michael…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2017 - 8:52 am

Nile Rodgers Hospitalized, Misses Concert

Nile Rodgers has been hospitalized with a mystery ailment which forced him to miss a concert on the weekend. The disco legend and…
Lars Brandle / Billboard | August 14, 2017 - 10:03 am

Nile Rodgers, Pete Townshend, Stormzy, & More Cover Simon & Garfunkel On Grenfell Tower Benefit Song

More than 50 artists have teamed up to lend their voices to a new charity single cover of Simon And Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water."
James Rettig | June 21, 2017 - 9:45 am

The Week In Pop

All Hail Frank Ocean, Pop Musician

Blonde: great album! One of last year's absolute best. Will undoubtedly stand the test of time. Love it. Can't get enough of it. I've never…
Chris DeVille | April 27, 2017 - 3:57 pm

Watch Jimmy Fallon Sing David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” With Nile Rodgers On SNL

Jimmy Fallon hosted Saturday Night Live last night, and during his opening monologue, he brought out Nile Rodgers to back him up in a performance…
Peter Helman | April 16, 2017 - 11:03 am

Rock Hall 2017 Inductees Include Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Journey

This morning, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced its 2017 class of inductees, the six artists who are on their way into the…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2016 - 9:01 am

SXSW 2017 Announces 200 More Artists, Nile Rodgers Keynote

SXSW has shared another round of performers for their 2017 music festival. Some highlights from among the 200 new additions: Beach Slang, Menace Beach, Cherry…
Chris DeVille | November 15, 2016 - 11:15 am

The Roots Announce NYC Edition Of Roots Picnic With D’Angelo, John Mayer, Wu-Tang Clan, David Byrne, Nile Rodgers

For the past eight years, the Roots have brought their Roots Picnic festival to their Philadelphia hometown. And for the first time ever, as Billboard
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2016 - 10:53 am

Brian Eno, Iggy Pop, Nile Rodgers, Arcade Fire, & More Share Eulogies For David Bowie

Celebrities have offered an outpouring of support in the wake of the news of David Bowie's passing. Brian Eno, who Bowie famously worked with on…
James Rettig | January 11, 2016 - 11:31 am

Duran Duran – “Pressure Off” (Feat Nile Rodgers & Janelle Monáe) Video

Duran Duran's fourteenth studio album, Paper Gods, was released back in September and features an impressive list of collaborators. Janelle Monáe, Nile Rodgers, and Mark…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 21, 2015 - 4:36 pm

Essay

The Immortal Soul: The Revival Of Soul Music And Its History In Hip-Hop Production

Last week, the internet was taken by storm with scheduled and unscheduled hip-hop releases. Mac Miller premiered the track "100 Grandkids" off his long-delayed upcoming…
Stereogum | August 11, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Watch Duran Duran, Janelle Monáe, & Nile Rodgers Perform “Pressure Off” Live For The First Time At Fold Fest

Over the past two days, Nile Rodgers' FOLD Festival took place at Martha Clara VIneyards in Long Island. Headlining the second day was Duran Duran,…
James Rettig | August 6, 2015 - 3:47 pm
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