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Coldplay and Lianne La Havas’ Tender Cover of Prince’s ‘Sometimes It Snows in April’ Is Good Year-Round

Coldplay performed at Copenhagen's Telia Parken stadium last night, where singer Chris Martin was joined by soulful English folk performer Lianne La Havas for a cover of Prince's "Sometimes It…
Anna Gaca / July 7, 2016

Prince’s Band the Revolution Announce First Dates for Reunion Tour

Days after Prince's passing, the Revolution — the backing band featured on 1984's Purple Rain, 1985's Around the World in a Day, and 1986's Parade — announced they…
Brian Josephs / July 6, 2016

A Lock of David Bowie’s Hair Sold for $18,750 at Auction

David Bowie's tragic passing earlier this year left fans clamoring for every piece of him they could get. That includes his blond, magnificent hair, as…
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2016

The Roots, Janelle Monáe, Erykah Badu, and More Honor Prince at the BET Awards

The BET Awards marked the late Prince tonight, with tributes from the Roots, Janelle Monáe, Maxwell, Jennifer Hudson, Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Tori Kelly, Bilal, and…
Anna Gaca / June 27, 2016

Donatella Versace Played Unreleased Prince Music During Milan Fashion Week

The vault of unreleased Prince records isn't a myth. What's really in question is when, and if, those songs will see the light of day.
Brian Josephs / June 20, 2016

BET Awards Announce Prince Tribute Lineup Featuring Sheila E, the Roots, D’Angelo, and Janelle Monáe

The BET Awards, like quite a few other Twitter users, were not feeling Madonna's tribute to Prince at the recent Billboard Music Awards. "Yeah, we saw…
Anna Gaca / June 7, 2016

Law Enforcement Confirms Prince Died of an Opioid Overdose

A law enforcement official has confirmed that Prince died of an opioid overdose, according to the Associated Press. Although an overdose had been investigated in the weeks after his death,…
Brian Josephs / June 2, 2016

Cyndi Lauper Delivers Emotional Performance of Prince’s ‘When You Were Mine’

One of the highs of Cyndi Lauper's classic 1983 debut She's So Unusual was her cover of "When You Were Mine." Thirty-three years later and a…
Brian Josephs / May 26, 2016

Neon Indian Give Prince’s ‘Pop Life’ a Shot

Of course the reaction to Madonna's Billboard Music Awards performance isn't going to stop the stream of Prince tributes that's sure to continue throughout the…
Brian Josephs / May 23, 2016

Madonna’s Billboard Music Awards Prince Tribute Was Weak Enough to Get BET Shade

Update: Madonna isn't ignoring the critics. The superstar made Instagram posts flaunting her purple attire along with a caption that addressed the reactions toward her Billboard Music Awards…
Brian Josephs / May 23, 2016

Minnesota’s Proposed PRINCE Act Has Been Retracted

Shortly after Prince died, Rep. Joe Hoppe introduced a bill to Minnesota legislature that was to be entitled the PRINCE Act, which amazingly stands for…
Dan Weiss / May 19, 2016

Petition Demands Madonna Share Prince Tribute at 2016 Billboard Awards

A Change.org petition has surfaced arguing against Madonna being the only artist to pay tribute to Prince at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards (airing on…
Rachel Brodsky / May 14, 2016

Gene Simmons Calls Prince’s Death ‘Pathetic’ in Interview Nobody Wanted

Though the cause of Prince's untimely death has yet to be confirmed by officials investigating the case, KISS frontman Gene Simmons has offered his unwanted two…
Brennan Carley / May 10, 2016

Minnesota Proposes the ‘PRINCE Act’ to Protect an Artist’s Name After Death

As gratified as Prince undoubtedly would be over the fan response and musical legacy he's left behind following his tragic death at age 57 last…
Andrew Unterberger / May 10, 2016

Arsenio Hall Sues Sinéad O’Connor After She Said He Supplied Drugs to Prince

When Sinéad O’Connor claimed on Facebook that Arsenio Hall supplied Prince with drugs, his rep slammed the accusations as "absolutely false, ridiculous and absurd." TMZ now reports that the…
Brian Josephs / May 5, 2016

Watch Paul McCartney Tear Up Prince’s ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ in Minneapolis

Playing in Prince's hometown of Minneapolis last night, Paul McCartney offered up an encore cover of "Let's Go Crazy," the jubilant opening track from Purple Rain. Just two weeks after the…
Anna Gaca / May 5, 2016

Mac DeMarco Pays Tribute to Prince By Covering ‘It’s Gonna Be Lonely’

Mac DeMarco teased a cover of Prince's "It's Gonna Be Lonely" on Instagram last week, and now the weird-rock musician has premiered the full clip…
Brennan Carley / May 4, 2016

Sinéad O’Connor Accuses Arsenio Hall of Supplying Drugs to Prince

Sinéad O'Connor, who once gorgeously sang the Prince-composed "Nothing Compares 2 U," is making headlines again for her eccentric behavior. The Irish singer went on Facebook yesterday to accuse famed…
Brian Josephs / May 3, 2016

Prince and Beyoncé Take a Combined 20 Spots on the Hot 100

Prince and Beyoncé ruled this week's Billboard Hot 100, sharing 20 spots amongst themselves.  The Purple One had a whopping eight tracks posthumously make the chart: "Purple Rain" (No.
Brian Josephs / May 2, 2016

Aretha Franklin Performs ‘Purple Rain’ at the White House

Last December, Aretha Franklin made the normally composed President Barack Obama cry when she performed "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" at the…
Brian Josephs / May 2, 2016
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