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Nile Rodgers is honored as icon at BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

Nile Rodgers is honored as icon at BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

You can't really say your music has touched virtually every genre known to man, unless you’re Nile Rodgers. From Madonna (“Like a Virgin”) to David Bowie (“Let’s Dance”), Diana Ross (“diana”) to Sister Sledge (“We Are Family”), Rodgers has worked with countless acts on their chart-topping music — most recently with Daft Punk, Sam Smith and Avicii. The disco-era success of his own group, CHIC, can still be felt today — its productions are consistently sampled in modern music. For these reasons, Broadcast Music Inc., or BMI, honored Rodgers with its 2015 Icon Award during the organization’s...

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