Prince News Stories

Prince Estate Inks Deal With Irving Azoff Founded GMR
The Prince estate has inked a deal with Irving Azoff founded Global Music Rights (GMR) to represent the catalog of songs

Prince Had Almost $1 Million In Gold Bars
When Prince unexpectedly passed away in April, he left behind a treasure trove of unreleased music.

Jeff Beck And Steven Tyler Covered Prince's 'Purple Rain' 2016 In Review
Jeff Beck threw an epic 50-year celebration party concert and paid tribute to Prince with a cover of 'Purple Rain.'

Prince's Cause Of Death Confirmed 2016 In Review
In early June it was revealed that the cause of Prince's death was an accidental overdose of the powerful painkiller fentanyl

Paul McCartney Tributes Prince In Minneapolis 2016 In Review
The Beatles were a huge influence on Prince so it is only fitting that Paul McCartney paid tribute

Prince Tops Album Chart, Dominates Top 10 Following Death 2016 In Review
In the wake of his untimely death in April, Prince has topped the Billboard 200 Album Chart

Judge Orders Prince's Divorce Papers To Be Made Public
Prince's second marriage to Manuela Testolini ended in divorce in 2006.

The Revolution's Wendy Heartbroken Over Prince Drug Death
Prince's backing band The Revolution is heartbroken that their bandleader's death will be forever connected with drugs

Beyonce Was Google's Most Searched Music Star Of 2016
Google has revealed its most searched artists and songs of 2016 and Beyonce has topped both lists.

Prince Was In Talks for Reality Show Before His Death
Prince was reportedly in talks with Netflix for a reality series centered on his home of Paisley Park

Jay-Z Tried To Obtain Rights Prince's Catalog Following His Death
After Prince's untimely death in April, many fans flocked to Tidal to stream his catalog when it became availabl

Jay-Z Tried To Obtain Rights Prince's Catalog Following His Death

Prince Fans Pays Tribute With Christmas Light Show
Even though Prince passed away in April, the tributes to him continue. One Minnesota family found a holiday-centric way

Prince R U Listening Documentary Set To Be Released Next Year
A new documentary on the late music legend Prince is slated for release in 2017.

Prince Four-Day Celebration 2017 Event Announced
Prince's former residence of Paisley Park in Minnesota will celebrate the late legend with a four-day event next year

Bowie, Prince, Nirvana Classics Lead Additions To Grammy Hall of Fame
While the Grammy awards are not really thought of as a major force in rock, the genre is represented in some of the most recognizable songs

Ed Sheeran's Face Gashed By Princess?
Photos are circulating of British singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran with a cut on his face.

Previously Unreleased Prince Song 'Moonbeam Levels' Revealed
When Prince passed away in April it was said he left behind a vault full of never-before-heard songs

Prince's Estate Takes Federal Action Against Jay Z's Tidal
Prince's estate has taken their copyright infringement case against Jay Z's Roc Nation to federal court.

Upon A Burning Body Release Fresh Prince Themed Video
Upon A Burning Body have released a video for their track B.M.F. The video was shot in the style of hit 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince

Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Origins Of Prince Of Darkness Nickname
Ozzy Osbourne says that the track Black Sabbath is 'the scariest song ever written.'

Prince, Rolling Stones, Jack White Record Store Day Exclusives
Prince, the Rolling Stones and Jack White vinyl exclusives have all been announced for this year's Record Store Day's Black Friday

Prince's Paisley Park To Become A Permanent Museum
Prince's Paisley Park home in Minnesota has been given the green light to become a permanent museum.

Prince's Early Gibson Guitar Going Up For Auction
A 1959 vintage Gibson L48 archtop belonging to Prince is set for auction on November 5.

Prince 'Purple Rain' Deluxe Edition, Prince 4Ever Albums Announced
A Prince greatest-hits collection called Prince 4Ever and a deluxe edition of the landmark 'Purple Rain' are set to be released

Prince Siblings Want Potential Heir's Claims Denied
Prince's siblings have asked a judge not to name Brianna and Victoria Nelson as heirs to the late musician's estate

Video From Prince Tribute Concert Goes Online
For Prince fans, Minnesota was the place to be on Thursday evening (Oct. 13)

John Mayer Pulls Out Of Prince Tribute Concert
John Mayer has pulled out of the Prince Tribute Concert, which will take place tonight in St. Paul, Minnesota

Prince's 1995 Gold Experience Demo Breaks Record
Discogs has set a new price record with the sale of Prince's The Versace Experience Prelude 2 Gold

Prince's Ashes Put On Display At Paisley Park
Prince's ashes have been put on display at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota.

Justin Timberlake Dedicates New Concert Film To Prince
Last year, Justin Timberlake captured the final performance of his 20/20 Experience World Tour

Prince's Sister Spent Two Years Preparing For Him To Die
Prince's sister Tyka Nelson has revealed that she worried about her brother dying for two years before the music legend passed away

Prince's Paisley Park Museum Allowed To Open
Prince's Paisley Park will be open for business, but not quite as planned.

Prince's Paisley Park Museum Hits Political Road Block
Chanhassen, Minnesota faces a tough decision: Does it want to become a Prince 'tourist town?'

A Look Back At Prince's 'Diamonds and Pearls' 25 Years Later
Twenty five years ago this weekend (October 1), Prince released Diamonds and Pearls, his first album with his longtime backing band

Prince Tribute Show Sells Out Almost Instantly
Prince fans scrambled to buy tickets for The Official Prince Tribute, a Celebration of Life and Music

Christina Aguilera, John Mayer Lead Prince Tribute Concert Lineup
A star-studded tribute concert in Prince's home state of Minnesota will gather together some of the biggest names

Prince's First Wife to Write Book About Life With Him
Prince's first wife Mayte Garcia, who was married to the late pop star from 1996 to 2000, has announced that she is writing a book

Dwight Yoakam Covers Prince Classic On New Album
Dwight Yoakam has recorded a bluegrass version of Prince's 'Purple Rain' which he will include on his new album

Prince's Unreleased 'Camille' Being Auctioned
A unreleased Prince album which he recorded as his alter-ego, Camille back in 1986, is being auctioned

Prince's Revolution Band Reunites In Minneapolis
The Revolution reunited in Minneapolis last week for the first of a series of shows and video from the reunion has been posted online.

Apollonia Makes Appearance At 'Purple Rain' Celebration
Since Prince died in April, there have been tributes from many of his former proteges, from Sheila E. to Carmen Electra

Gene Simmons Says Prince's Death Was A Choice
Outspoken KISS star Gene Simmons has reignited the controversy of his comments about Prince's death

Quickies: KISS Concert Stopped By Tornado, Prince's Paisley Park Public Opening, Fear Factory, Exciter Reunion, more
A roundup of quick music news stories for Friday, August 25th including KISS, Prince, Fear Factory, Everytime I Die, Exciter and more

Minnesota Wild To Use Prince Anthem In Next NHL Season
The Minnesota Wild share a home state with late music icon Prince, and they'll pay tribute in the next NHL season

Coldplay Cover Prince Classic With James Corden
Coldplay invited a special guest performer to the stage on Sunday (Aug. 21) during their set at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles

Powerful Synthetic Drugs Found At Prince's Home
Synthetic drugs 50 times stronger than heroin were found at Prince's home in the days after his death

Prince Estate Given Permission to Sell Six Properties
Nearly four months after Prince's death on April 21st, a judge in Minnesota has given permission

Jeff Beck And Steven Tyler Cover Prince's 'Purple Rain'
Rock guitar legend Jeff Beck threw an epic 50-year celebration party concert at the Hollywood Bowl

Weird Al Reflects On 'Decades of Weirdness' With Prince
Weird Al Yankovic mourned Prince's death with the rest of the music community, but it came with a bittersweet sting

Prince's Family Reveal Tribute Concert Plans
Prince's family have unveiled plans to mount a tribute concert in Minneapolis on October 13

Italian Composers Receiving Royalties For Prince Song
Two Italian songwriters, Bruno Bergonzi and Michele Vicino are now officially receiving royalties for a Prince hit

Sting Including Prince Tribute Song On His New Album
Former Police frontman Sting has revealed that he will be including a tribute to music legend Prince

Adele Offers Strange Tribute to Prince At Tour Kickoff
Adele kicked off her much-anticipated North American tour to a sold out crowd at the Xcel Energy Center

Coldplay Unplug For Tribute to Prince
In the wake of Prince's death, artists of all different styles have paid tribute to the iconic musician

The Revolution Announce First Shows Without Prince
Prince's band The Revolution has announced their first shows since his passing

Prince Legacy Explored In Online Museum
Despite Prince's contentious relationship with the web and social media in the last few years of his life

Prince Purple Rain Jacket Fetches $96,000At Auction
A blazer worn by Prince in 1984 movie Purple Rain has sold for $96,000

Judge Orders Some Prince DNA Claimants' Documents To Be Released
A wide variety of claimants have come forward insisting that they are related to Prince.

Prince's 'Purple Rain' Jacket And Ruffled Shirt Being Auctioned Online
Prince's long-sleeved white ruffled shirt and motorcycle jacket from Purple Rain will both be available on eBay

Prince Harry Joins Coldplay on Stage
Kensington Palace is a treasured national landmark and royal residence in the United Kingdom

Prince Changed Steven Wilson's Aversion To Streaming
Steven Wilson allowed his music to become available on streaming services after he performed a tribute to Prince

Prince's Custom Yellow Cloud Guitar Fetches Over $137K
Prince's Yellow Cloud guitar which he used throughout the 90s has sold at auction for $137,500.

Judith Hill Thought She Saw Prince Die
Grammy winner and contestant on The Voice, Judith Hill was on the flight to Paisley Park with Prince on April 15

Unreleased Prince Music Used In Versace Fashion Show
Following the death of Prince, reports abounded about the sheer volume of unreleased songs his Paisley Park vault

Prince Unreleased Music May Fuel Broadway Musical and More
Former EMI executive Charles Koppelman and Prince's lawyer will be overseeing all the music Prince left behind

Nick Jonas Reveals How He Was Inspired By Prince
Nick Jonas released new album Last Year Was Complicated earlier this month

Prince 'Tribute' Comic Book Released
Prince has been deified in film, television, photos and now he has been immortalized in comic book form

Prince BET Awards Tribute To Include Sheila E, the Roots, D'Angelo
A Prince tribute featuring Sheila E., the Roots, D'Angelo and Janelle Monae will take place at the 2016 BET Awards

Judge Makes Ruling On Prince's Estate
When Prince died in April without a will, it was difficult for Bremer Trust, which administers his estate

Missy Elliott Lost Music Sent To Her By Prince
No one would like to hear a collaboration between Missy Elliott and Prince more than Missy Elliott.

Prince Said Muhammad Ali Was His Hero
Prince met Muhammad Ali for the first time in 1997 during a press conference for a concert

Prince 911 Caller Believes His Death Could Have Been Prevented
The man who called 911 to report Prince's death says he has thought about how his passing could have been prevented

Questlove Gives 38 Reasons Why Prince Was A Hip-Hop Pioneer
Questlove felt inspired to hammer out 40 reasons why the Prince should be considered a hip-hop pioneer

Prince's Cause Of Death Confirmed
The cause of Prince's death was an accidental overdose of the powerful painkiller fentanyl

Prince Basketball Story From 'Chappelle's Show' Confirmed
The classic story of Prince's basketball prowess, as related by Charlie Murphy

Cyndi Lauper Tributes Prince With 'When You Were Mine'
Cyndi Lauper is the latest music star to perform a tribute to Prince.

Jay Z's References 'Lemonade' and Prince On New Remix
Jay-Z references Beyonce's Lemonade in his verse as well as late music great Prince on the 'All the Way Up' remix

Beyonce Pays Tribute To Prince in Minneapolis
Hours after Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton declared May 23 'Beyonce Day' for 24 hours, a lightning storm

Madonna Defends Her Billboard Awards Prince Tribute
Questlove isn't the only one speaking up to defend Madonna's Prince tribute at the Billboard Music Awards

Madonna Tributes Prince With Billboard Awards Performance
Madonna brought the crowd to their feet at the Billboard Music Awards with Prince's 'Nothing Compares 2 U.'

Minnesota Legislature Pull Prince Bill
Following Prince's death, countless vendors sought to capitalize on the grief and commemorative spirit

Private Prince Memorial Service Held In Minnesota
Prince was remembered on Sunday (May 15), in a private ceremony in Minnetonka, Minnesota

Prince Honored By Ex-Wives At Memorial
Prince's ex-wives Manuela Testolini and Mayte Garcia honored the late superstar Wednesday night

Gene Simmons' Wife Vs Paul Stanley Over Prince Apology
KISS star Gene Simmons' wife has attacked Paul Stanley after he apologized for the bassist's comments about Prince

Police Question Prince's Doctor
Police investigating the death of Prince have questioned the doctor that prescribed him medicine the day before he died

Gene Simmons Apologies For Controversial Prince Comments
KISS star Gene Simmons has posted an online apology for remarks that he made about the death of Prince

Prince Didn't Want To Appear With The Kardashians On 'New Girl'
When actress Zooey Deschanel got a call that Prince wanted to appear in her show New Girl she was 'floored.'

Beyonce Covers Prince's 'The Beautiful Ones' In Dallas
Beyonce is the latest artist to honor Prince with a cover of his 1984 track, 'The Beautiful Ones.'

Prince's Family Plans Public Memorial
Prince's family has confirmed that an 'official memorial service and public event' will be held in his honor.

Stone Free Festival Announce Film Screenings
Stone Free Cinema have announced two film screenings that can be attended at this year's Stone Free Festival

Sinead O'Connor Finds Arsenio Hall's Prince Lawsuit 'Hilarious'
The beef between Sinead O'Connor and Arsenio Hall continues to build.

Alicia Keys Talks New Album And Prince
Alicia Keys dropped by the Rap Radar Podcast to discuss her new single 'In Common,' her upcoming album, and more

Arsenio Hall Vs Sinead O'Connor Over Prince Allegations
Sinead O'Connor published a Facebook post accusing talk show host Arsenio Hall of providing Prince with hard drugs

Prince's Former Band The Family Redo 'Nothing Compares 2 U'
Last week, hundreds of radio stations across the nation paid tribute to Prince by playing 'Nothing Compares 2 U'

Prince Reportedly Had Painkiller Percocet In His System
The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting that the painkiller Percocet was present in Prince's body

Paul McCartney Rocks Prince Classic In Minneapolis
The Beatles were a huge influence on Prince so it is only fitting that Paul McCartney paid tribute

Prince Death Investigation Expanded, He Planned Treatment
Two federal agencies have joined the investigation into Prince's death and it was revealed he was set to meet with a addiction specialist

Prince Vault Filled With 'Enough New Music To Last a Century'
Executors for the Prince estate drilled into the Paisley Park vault and found more music than he could release in a century.

Aretha Franklin and Herbie Hancock Tribute Prince At White House Event
The White House celebrated International Jazz Day on Saturday (April 30), with an all-star lineup


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