Thursday, November 15, 2018

Nile Rodgers Appointed Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame: Exclusive

The Songwriters Hall of Fame is headed for some "Good Times" in its executive branch.

CHIC co-founder and hitmaker Nile Rodgers -- a SHOF inductee in 2016 -- has been unanimously elected by the Board of Directors to serve as the organization's chairman for the next three years, succeeding Philly soul architects Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff.

In a statement, Rodgers -- currently preparing for the Sept. 14 release of It's About Time, CHIC's first new album in 26 years -- said that, "I am truly honored and beyond humbled to be elected by such an esteemed group as this illustrious board. I will try and serve with all my heart. I hope I can make you half as proud of me as I am to even sit in the room with you who've done so much for the furtherance of composition. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve the songwriting community."

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Category: PRESS