prince

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

Prince’s Vault Has Finally Been Opened

The vault of peerlessly prolific recording artist Prince is perhaps pop culture's most legendary since Al Capone. According to ABC News affiliate reports, that vault…
Andrew Unterberger / April 30, 2016

My Morning Jacket Cover Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ and ‘Sign O’ the Times’ at Jazz Fest

A week and a half after Prince's death, and the Purple Rain just keeps falling. My Morning Jacket became the latest act to take on…
Andrew Unterberger / April 30, 2016

Let Love Decide: Prince’s ‘Diamonds and Pearls’

In the wake of Prince’s death, SPIN’s staffers and contributors are looking back on some of their favorite albums by the beloved icon. Relive the Beautiful Ones with…
Stereo Williams / April 29, 2016

Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Motorcycle Jacket to Sell at Auction Next Month

One of the iconic motorcycle jackets that the late Prince wore in his 1984 film Purple Rain will go up for auction next month, according to the Associated…
Brennan Carley / April 29, 2016

If I Was Your Girlfriend: Prince’s ‘Sign o’ the Times’

In the wake of Prince’s death, SPIN’s staffers and contributors are looking back on some of their favorite albums by the beloved icon. Check back today to…
Rebecca Haithcoat / April 29, 2016

Prince’s Death Investigation Is Now a Criminal Probe

Although neither foul play nor suicide is suspected in Prince's death, reports suggest that local law enforcement have turned the investigation into a criminal probe, opening up…
Brian Josephs / April 29, 2016

Try My New Funk: Prince’s ‘Parade’

In the wake of Prince’s death, SPIN’s staffers and contributors are looking back on some of their favorite albums by the beloved icon. Check back this…
Andrew Unterberger / April 28, 2016

When Doves Cry: Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’

In the wake of Prince’s death, SPIN’s staffers and contributors are looking back on some of their favorite albums by the beloved icon. Check back this…
Brian Josephs / April 28, 2016

Such a Pretty Toy: Prince’s ‘Controversy’

In the wake of Prince's death, SPIN's staffers and contributors are looking back on some of their favorite albums by the beloved icon. Check back this…
Alfred Soto / April 27, 2016

When We Were His: Prince’s ‘Dirty Mind’

In the wake of Prince's death, SPIN's staffers and contributors are looking back on some of their favorite albums by the beloved icon. Check back this…
Dan Weiss / April 27, 2016

D’Angelo Delivers Beautiful Rendition of Prince’s ‘Sometimes it Snows in April’ on the ‘Tonight Show’

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon had two noted Prince scholars on its set last evening. There was the Roots drummer ?uestlove, who played a tribute DJ…
Brian Josephs / April 27, 2016

Prince’s Band the Revolution Announce Plans to Reunite Without Him

Prince's band the Revolution — Bobby Z., Brown Mark, Matt Fink, and breakout duo Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman — have announced their intention to reunite…
Anna Gaca / April 26, 2016

Prince’s Sister Tyka Nelson Claims Her Brother Had No Will

Update: A judge has confirmed that Prince did fact die without a will, TMZ reports. Bremer Bank has officially been appointed to distribute his assets, which are said to be…
Rachel Brodsky / April 26, 2016

Coldplay’s Chris Martin and an Eighth Grade Band Covered Prince’s ‘Raspberry Beret’

The Prince tributes continue to roll in days after the legendary musician's death, with today's contribution coming from Coldplay's frontman Chris Martin and a gaggle…
Brennan Carley / April 26, 2016

Kate Bush Remembers Prince, ‘The Most Incredibly Talented Artist’

Singer-songwriter Kate Bush has shared a brief but heartfelt tribute to Prince on her website. Bush and the late artist were collaborators and mutual fans. "He was…
Anna Gaca / April 25, 2016

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, iLoveMakonnen, and Chromeo Pay Tribute to Prince on Beats 1

As many artists paid tribute to Prince late last week, so too did Ezra Koenig, dedicating his Beats 1 show Time Crisis to remembering the legend yesterday. In between playing hits…
Brian Josephs / April 25, 2016

Liz Phair and Billy Corgan Each Covered Prince This Weekend

Liz Phair and Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan were on tour together when the news of Prince's death arrived last week, and each offered a tribute to the late…
Anna Gaca / April 25, 2016

Prince Has the No. 1 and 2 Albums This Week With ‘Purple Rain’ and ‘The Very Best Of’

Michael Jackson's Number Ones topped the Billboard 200 after his death in 2009. David Bowie didn't live to see Blackstar become his first No. 1 album. Prince, too,…
Brian Josephs / April 25, 2016
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