2016

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2016 - Duran Duran

After the unexpected death of icon David Bowie on January 10, Nick writes a heartfelt piece on Duranduran.com about what David meant to the band and how influential he was to their career. They also paid tribute to David in their “Week in Review” that week, showing how his work helped shape them as a band.

2016 - Duran Duran

The band announce XL Recording artist Shamir is added to 8 shows as support along with Chic featuring Nile Rodgers. Shamir puts out a cover of Duran Duran’s “Hungry like the Wolf” to commemorate the upcoming dates.

2016 - Duran Duran

Duran Duran is announced as headliners for three summer festivals in Europe: on May 28 at Oxford’s South Park for Common People Oxford, May 29th at the Southampton Common for Common People Southampton and June 19th for Northside in Aarhus, Denmark.

  • As an Ambassador for the Blue Marine Foundation, a charity that works to provide awareness on ways people can come together to save our oceans, Simon sits for a Q&A to draw attention to the charity.

  • Nick & Nefer attend the Alexander McQueen fashion show as part of London’s Fashion Week on February 21.

  • A new flexible smart phone, called ReFlex after the Duran Duran song, is in prototype and being shown at tech conferences.

  • On February 23, Nick and Katy do their annual “Oscar Kafe” for the Duran Duran Fan Community, discussing their picks for the 88th Annual Academy Awards. A written transcript of their chat is posted on duranduran.com

  • Simon and model Suki Waterhouse present Adele with the Best British Single award for “Hello” at the 2016 BRIT Awards on February 24.

  • On March 16, Duran Duran perform at Buckingham Palace as special guest for The Stroke Association’s #LifeAfterStroke event. The band entertain the crowd with songs “A View to A Kill,” “Hungry like the Wolf,” “Notorious,” “Ordinary World” & “Rio.”

  • On April 4th, Duran Duran is special guests on a taping of SiriusXM Radio’s Town Hall. The band answer questions sent in my Listeners for over an hour. The chat is hosted by Mark Goodman.

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