Prince News Stories

• Prince's Family Denied Investigative Death Data By Authorities
There is a messy battle brewing between Prince's family and the Carver County attorney's office in Minnesota.


• Justin Timberlake Talks Prince Tribute During Super Bowl Halftime Show
One of the highlights of Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime performance Sunday night (Feb 4) was his homage to Prince


• Prince Tribute Highlight's Justin Timberlake Super Bowl Halftime Show
After a whirlwind of controversy leading up to the Super Bowl LII halftime show, Justin Timberlake delivered


• Previously Unreleased Prince Recordings and Video Part Of Tribute
This April will mark two years since Prince's passing. To celebrate his life and legacy, his hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota


• Vic Mensa Explains His Prince-Inspired 'Slave' Tattoo
Vic Mensa wants to show you his ink. The Chicago rapper has shared a tour of his tattoos


• Prince's Last Year The Focus Of New Documentary 2017 In Review
Prince's Last Year The Focus Of New Documentary was a top 17 story of December 2017


• Shania Twain Reveals Fears Of Working With Prince 2017 In Review
Shania Twain Reveals Fears Of Working With Prince was a top 17 story of June 2017


• Prince's Music Reached Almost 5 Million Streams In Two Days 2017 In Review
Prince's Music Reached Almost 5 Million Streams In Two Days was a top 17 story of February 2017


• Bon Jovi Star Pens Music For Princess Dianna Musical
Bon Jovi has been in the news lately, thanks to the band being chosen to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year


• Ed Sheeran Receives MBE Medal From Prince Charles
Ed Sheeran was presented with the MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) medal


• Cardi B Would Perform at Prince Harry's Wedding For Free
If Prince Harry and Meghan Markle want one of 2017's biggest hit-makers to perform at their upcoming nuptials


• Prince's Last Year The Focus Of New Documentary
When he passed away in April 2016, Prince was only fifty-seven and presumably, had much more music and work left in him.


• Prince's Estate Releases Limited Edition Merch Line
If you wondered what to get the Prince fan in your life this holiday season, the solution may finally be here


• Kelly Clarkson Covers Prince Classic 'Kiss'
Kelly Clarkson has shared a pair of new live recordings were recorded as part of Spotify's 'Singles' series


• Prince Guitar Fetches $700,000 At Auction
A guitar played by Prince sold at auction over the weekend for a staggering $700,000


• Chris Brown And Prince Royce Release 'Just As I Am' Video
music maker just released the video for 'Just As I Am' featuring Chris Brown and Prince Royce


• Petition Launch For Prince To Replace Historic Statue
The time has come for Prince to be honored with a statue in his hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota


• Stevie Wonder Reflects On The Death Of Prince
Stevie Wonder has been making music for more than half a century and speaking his mind on social issues


• Prince's Favorite Color Wasn't Purple Says Sister
Prince earned a number of nicknames through his decades of superstardom, but 'The Purple One' really stuck


• Prince's 1987 Concert Movie 'Sign o' the Times' Headed to TV
Prince's rare 1987 concert film, Sign o' the Times, is slated to debut on cable network Showtime in September


• My Name Is Prince Exhibit Details Revealed
London's O2 Arena will be the starting location for the upcoming Prince exhibit, My Name Is Prince


• Prince Gets Purple Pantone Color 'Love Symbol No. 2'
Prince, also known as 'The Purple One' is finally getting his very own Pantone color.


• Wesley Snipes Beat Out Prince For Michael Jackson's 'Bad' Role
An unknown Wesley Snipes beat out Prince during auditions for a part in Michael Jackson's 'Bad' music video


• Beyonce Writes Foreword To New Prince Photo Book
Long-time Prince friend and photographer Afshin Shahidi will honor the late artist with a new book of photos, Prince: A Private View


• Harry Styles And Prince Harry Reunite At 'Dunkirk' Premiere
Two of the world's most famous Harrys have crossed passed, and their fans will never be the same


• Judge Grants Nullification of Universal's Prince Estate Contract
When Universal Music Group paid $31 million for the rights to Prince's catalog, the company believed it was getting a large swath


• Prince Videos Officially Added To YouTube
Late music icon Prince was known for having a contentious relationship with the internet


• Prince Estate In Legal Battle With Universal Music
Lawyers for Universal Music Group say the company was misled when it struck a deal with Prince's estate for music rights


• Bruno Mars Shares Prince Tribute Rehearsal Footage
Bruno Mars' tribute to Prince at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards was a show-stopping highlight


• Shania Twain Reveals Fears Of Working With Prince
Shania Twain is an admitted swearer and she recently revealed that it almost prevented her working with the legendary Prince.


• Prince's Previously Unheard 'Father's Song' Streaming Online
Fans can now stream 'Father's Song,' a 1984 outtake from the landmark Purple Rain album.


• Haim Issue Warnign About Rawking Too Hard To Prince
Haim might be getting ready to drop their second studio album, Something to Tell You, July 7, but earlier this week


• Two Previously Unreleased Prince Songs Streaming Online
Prince's former record label has released two previously unreleased songs


• Prince's Siblings Move To Be Named Rightful Heirs
Prince did not leave a will and as a result, the courts have needed to hear and vet other claimants


• Prince Estate Must Pay $1 Million To Continue Blocking New EP
The Prince estate's legal challenge to the release of an EP titled Deliverance now has a $1 million price tag


• Unreleased Prince Song From 'Purple Rain' Era Streaming Online
Prince fans can now stream the previously unreleased studio version of the song 'Electric Intercourse'


• Prince's Former Toronto Estate Up for Sale
One of Prince's former homes has hit the market for just $13,186,500.00


• Prince's The Revolution Kick Off Reunion Tour
The Revolution, Prince's 1980's backing band have launched their spring reunion tour


• Morris Day Marks Prince Death Anniversary With New Video
Morris Day of The Time, a band Prince helped create and controlled, has commemorated his former boss with a new music video


• Lady Gaga Talks Mental Illness With Prince William
Lady Gaga opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a Facetime conversation with Prince William


• Prince Was Biggest Selling Artist Of 2016
Following his unexpected accidental death last April, Prince went on to sell more albums than anyone


• Prince's 'Deliverance' EP Release In Limbo
A new Prince EP entitled 'Deliverance' was scheduled to hit stores today timed to the anniversary of the music icon's death


• New Prince EP With Unreleased Songs May Be Released Friday
A new Prince EP entitled 'Deliverance' featuring six previously unreleased tracks may be released this Friday


• Prince Search Warrants Unsealed By Officials
Officials unsealed court documents to reveal details surrounding the first searches of Prince's Paisley Park estate


• Prince's Ex-Wife Says New Memoir Is Not A Tell-All
In her new memoir Mayte reflects on Prince's role in her life but doesn't think of the book as a 'tell-all.'


• Nikka Costa Streams Cover Of Prince's 'Nothing Compares 2 U'
Nikka Costa is giving fans an early taste of her forthcoming album with the release of her unique rendition of the classic Prince song


• A Look Back At Prince's 'Sign O The Times' 30 Years Later
Thirty years ago today (March 31), Prince released 'Sign O The Times,' a sprawling double album that featured some of his greatest songs


• Michael Jackson's Children Paris and Prince Get Complimentary Tattoos
Paris and Prince Jackson recently spent some quality time together at the tattoo parlor


• Rock Hall Announce ELO, Journey Presenters and Prince Tribute
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have confirmed the special presenters for this year's induction


• Will Smith Takes Part In Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Cast Reunion
It's been 27 years since The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air hit televisions and made Will Smith into a household name


• Prince Retains Most Extensive Record Ever Sold Honor
Prince retains the record for the most extensive record every sold for his Black Album which sold for a $15,000


• David Bowie, Prince, Jimmy Page Lead Record Store Day Releases
Special releases from late music legends David Bowie and Prince highlight the special offering from this year's Record Store Day


• Dave Chappelle Reflects On Prince's Death
Dave Chappelle famously impersonated Prince on his Comedy Central series Chappelle's Show


• Prince's Former Band The Revolution Extend Reunion Tour
Prince's former band The Revolution have vastly expanded their upcoming North American tour with the addition of a new leg


• Sinead O'Connor Sorry For Arsenio Hall, Prince Drugs Accusation
About a week after Prince died in Minnesota, Sinead O'Connor posted on Facebook that the singer was a 'long time hard drug user'


• Prince's Music Reaches Almost 5 Million Streams In Two Days
Upon the arrival of Prince's Warner Bros. Records music to streaming services on February 12, the number of music streams


• Guns N Roses Mom Claims Prince Death Connection In New Book
Deanna Adler, the mother of original Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler, says in her tell-all book that her son


• Classic Prince Albums Added To Streaming Services
Prince's Warner Bros. Records album catalog, including the iconic 'Purple Rain', were added to digital music streaming services


• Prince and George Michael To Receive Special Grammy Tributes
Late music icons Prince and George Michael are both set to receive special tributes during the 59th Annual Grammy Awards


• Prince's Former Band The Revolution Announce Spring Tour
The remaining members of Prince's former band The Revolution have announced that they be hitting the road this spring for special shows in four cities across the U.S.The mini-tour will launch a year after the untimely death of the music legend. The first show will take place on April 21st at the Metro in Chicago and includes stops in Washington D.C., New York City and Philadelphia.The lineup of the group consists of Dez Dickerson, Andrι Cymone, Bobby Z. Gayle Chapman, Matt Fink, Lisa Coleman, Mark Brown (a.k.a. Brownmark) and Wendy Melvoin, according to the Facebook listing. See the dates


• Bruno Mars To Lead Prince Tribute At Grammys?
Bruno Mars is among the list of pop stars set to perform at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on February 12th


• WVM Song Inspired By 80s Era Bowie, Prince and Peter Gabrial
Los Angeles based electronic musician, visual artist, and multi-instrumentalist WVM has released a brand new single


• Heart's Nancy Wilson Teams With Prince Bandmate For New Group
Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson is launching her new project, Roadcase Royale, with the release of the group's debut single


• 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


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