2007

  • Duran Duran Records with Nate ‘Danja’ Hills

    The band goes into the studio in London with producer Nate ‘Danja’ Hills and mixer Jimmy Douglass to complete their album.

  • "Rio" Tops ‘Best Music Video of all Time’

    The video for “Rio” tops a global survey on AOL for the ‘Best Music Video of all Time’. The classic clip takes 59% of more than a million votes cast.

  • Capital Radio’s Hall Of Fame Countdown

    Fans vote on Capital Radio’s Hall Of Fame countdown for their favorite songs of all time; Duran Duran holds 4 entries with “Ordinary World”, “Girls on Film”, “Save A Prayer” and “Wild Boys”.

  • Duran Duran Returns to Studio with Justin Timberlake, Writing the Track “Falling Down

  • Would Someone Please Explain, The Best of Duran Duran’s Ask Katy

    The band announces the upcoming publication of Would Someone Please Explain, The Best of Duran Duran’s Ask Katy culled from ten years of questions from the ASK KATY column on Duranduran.com.

  • "500 Greatest Lost Tracks – The Best Songs You’ve Never Heard”

    Q Magazine announces the “500 Greatest Lost Tracks – The Best Songs You’ve Never Heard” with “My Own Way (Night Version)” coming in at #129.

  • Nick Rhodes and His TV Guitar

    Nick Rhodes participates in a traveling guitar exhibition, designing a one-of-a-kind guitar – the world’s first electric guitar to feature a TV screen. The Fender guitar plays video (curated by Rhodes), as well as music. The guitar is later sold in a charity auction.

  • Dom Brown is Asked to Play All Recorded Guitar Parts for The Band’s Upcoming Album

  • John Lennon’s “Instant Karma"

    Duran Duran’s version of John Lennon’s “Instant Karma” is included on Instant Karma: The campaign to Save Darfur.

  • “Fan Community Members Only” Concert

    The band plays their first “fan community members only” concert for their official Fan Community at a sold-out Hammerstein Ballroom in New York.

  • Concert For Diana

    Duran Duran opens the Concert For Diana show from London’s newly renovated Wembley Stadium on July 1, introduced by Prince William and Prince Harry.

  • Al Gore’s Live Earth Event

    Duran Duran performs at Al Gore’s Live Earth event from Wembley Stadium on July 7. They are the only band to play at both events.

  • Release of Red Carpet Massacre

    November 12, 2007

    Anticipation builds as Sony announces Duran Duran’s Red Carpet Massacre will be released on November 12th (US) and 19th (UK), 2007.

  • Duran Duran Appears on The Jonathon Ross Show to Promote Red Carpet Massacre

  • Duran Duran on Broadway

    Duran Duran performs an unprecedented 10 nights on Broadway in November at the Barrymore Theatre. After the 7th show, the Stage Hand Union goes on strike, forcing the band to miss one performance and re-schedule the remaining two at the Roseland Ballroom.

  • American Music Awards

    Duran Duran performs “Falling Down” on the American Music Awards, as well as “Hungry Like the Wolf,” which was voted by fans as the “classic” Duran Duran song they most wanted to hear.

  • Duran Duran Appears on Ellen to Promote Red Carpet Massacre

  • Lyceum Theatre

    December 3, 2007

    After being forced to cancel their show at the Odeon on London’s Westend due to Council concerns of rioting, Duran Duran re-schedules their performance at the Lyceum; the December 3rd show sells out in just 5 minutes.

  • The Packaging of Red Carpet Massacre

    Nick Rhodes takes the photos for the packaging of Red Carpet Massacre; John Taylor oversees art direction with Patty Palazzo.

  • Duran Duran Performs “Notorious” and “Nite-Runner” on X Factor

  • Apple's Garageband Contest

    Duran Duran becomes the first artist to partner with Apple’s Garageband for a re-mix contest on Sony’s dedicated Duran Duran site. Given the song “Nite-Runner,” fans are encouraged to re-mix the track with the winner hand-picked by the band.

  • A&E Show, Private Sessions

    A&E features the band on an episode of Private Sessions; Duran Duran fan Ricky Gervais calls in to ask them questions.

  • The Sirius Satellite Red Carpet Radio Channel

    Sirius Satellite Radio dedicates a week to Duran Duran, giving them their own Red Carpet Radio channel.