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Listen to a 20-Year-Old Prince Record a Breathtaking First Version of “I Feel for You”

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Prince's sophomore album Prince, the Purple One's estate has dropped the previously unreleased demo for the album track…
Maggie Serota / October 18, 2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Nominations: All the Surprises, Snubs, and Subtext

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Not all of the 16 artists—which include Soundgarden, Nine…
Al Shipley / October 15, 2019

10 Women the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should Nominate This Year

When Janet Jackson entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2019 in March, she closed her acceptance speech with a simple request: "Rock…
Al Shipley / October 4, 2019

Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross, Paul McCartney, and More Remember Aretha Franklin

Legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died at age 76 of complications from advanced pancreatic cancer, according to a statement from her family. Universally admired for her iconic voice and…
Isabella Castro-Cota / August 16, 2018

Watch Chaka Khan and Stevie Wonder Sing “1999,” “Sweet Thing” at Prince Tribute

Yesterday was Prince Day in St. Paul, Minnesota, and last night the city hosted an Official Prince Tribute concert, with a high-powered lineup including Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan,…
Anna Gaca / October 14, 2016

Q&A: Chaka Khan on Earning Her First Solo Nomination to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The 2016 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced yesterday — a diverse group of greats that includes trailblazing rap group N.W.A.,…
James Grebey / October 9, 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016: Who’s Gonna Get In?

Earlier today, this year's nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 were announced. And surveying the list of the 15…
Andrew Unterberger / October 8, 2015