Following in the footsteps of The Cure‘s Robert Smith, David Bowie and M.I.A, Rodgers will take over London's Southbank Centre from 3-11 August.
Like all award shows, the Grammys are always bound to satisfy, surprise and rankle in equal measure, and there have been some surprising wins in the past.
The star-studded bill also includes Orbital, Manic Street Preachers, Courteneers, Tom Jones, Idles, Gomez and more.
Ariana Grande, Drake and Eminem are also in the running in the award ceremony's International categories.
The string of European dates will see the 78-year-old synth-pop legend—who typically tours DJ sets—playing piano, vocoder, and synths with a live band and vocalists.
"We are putting together “the” party of the festive season!" says Rodgers.
The million-selling 'My Sharona' became America’s biggest-selling song of 1979, and one of the catchiest rock numbers in memory.
The Chic legend will succeed Philly soul architects Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff.
It's the lead song from the first all-new studio album in 25 years by the funk-soul trailblazers.
The funk and soul trendsetters return with their first all-new studio album in 25 years.
The Roots and Aloe Blacc have been added to the star-studded bill for the 2018 North Sea Jazz Festival which also includes Emeli Sande and Chic.
Legendary producer and Chic mainstay Nile Rodgers has been appointed as the new Chief Creative Advisor at London's world-famous Abbey Road Studios.
The Killers played an unnanounced, 'secret' hour-long show on the Sunday evening of the 2017 Glastonbury Festival to a rapturous response
Phil Coliins, Blondie and Emeli Sande are among the recipients of awards at the 2017 Nordoff Robins O2 Silver Clef Awards on 30 June 2017
Two of the most-loved groups of the disco era, Earth, Wind & Fire and Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, will tour North American arenas together in summer 2017.