Nile Rodgers' Best Collaborations
He's sold over 100 million records and he's playing at Heart In The Park this Sunday. Take a look at Nile Rodgers' best collaborations.
1. Sister Sledge
With his Chic songwriting partner Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers was the brain behind Sister Sledge hits like He's The Greatest Dancer, We Are Family, and Thinking Of You.
2. Carly Simon
Carly Simon's hit Why featured on Nile's soundtrack for the 1982 movie Soup For One.
3. Diana Ross
In 1980, Diana Ross decided to reboot her career by calling on the men of the moment, Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards, for her album Diana. They wrote, produced and performed on some of her best loved songs, from I'm Coming Out to Upside Down. It remains her best selling solo record, shifting over ten million copies worldwide.
4. David Bowie
David Bowie is a bonafide star in his own right, but arguably his biggest hit came when he called upon Nile Rodgers and Let's Dance was born.
In 1984, Nile Rodgers produced Madonna's sophomore LP Like A Virgin... And the rest is history.
6. Duran Duran
No... No... Notorious! The guitar riff on Duran Duran's 1986 single is unmistakeably Nile.
7. Grace Jones
Nile Rodgers' work with Grace Jones on her 1986 album Inside Story bore smash hit single Slave To The Rhythm.
8. The B-52's
You want to make a comeback album... Who you gonna call? Nile Rodgers! In 1989, Nile oversaw The B-52s multi-platinum record Cosmic Thing, with hit singles like Love Shack bringing the group success once more.
9. Daft Punk
Nile Rodgers' career has had a reboot thanks to his part on new Daft Punk single Get Lucky, which has become the first million-selling single of 2013. Even today, Nile Rodgers is at the top of the charts!