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Michael Jackson Needed Tour Money For House

13th June 2013

Michael Jackson needed the money from his This Is It shows to buy a house. The 'Thriller' hitmaker once had millions of dollars - generated by selling an estimated 200 million records in his unparalleled...

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Prince Signs New Record Deal

22nd May 2013

Prince has signed a new record deal that will also help promote upcoming talent.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker - who famously changed his name to an unpronounceable symbol in a row over musical rights with former...

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The Things They Say: 3675298

20th May 2013

"I get a little offended for him... There's no one like him." R&B singer Miguel plays down comparisons to soul superstar Prince.

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Taylor Swift Wins Eight Billboard Awards

20th May 2013

Taylor Swift led the winners at the Billboard Music Awards last night (19.05.13), taking home eight prizes.The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' hitmaker - who is known for her turbulent love life and...

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Taylor Swift Wins Eight Billboard Awards

20th May 2013

Taylor Swift led the winners at the Billboard Music Awards last night (19.05.13), taking home eight prizes.The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' hitmaker - who is known for her turbulent love life and...

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Prince Shunning Old Musicians For New Artists

17th May 2013

Soul icon Prince prefers to explore new collaborations with young artists instead of veteran musicians because he has "no time for old people".The Purple Rain hitmaker, who has worked with Chaka Khan and veteran funk...

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Penn Badgley Wants To Play Prince

3rd May 2013

Penn Badgley dreams of playing Prince.The 26-year-old hunk -who played Dan Humphrey in teen drama 'Gossip Girl' for six years - admits his ideal role would be as the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker because he has...

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Jennifer Lopez And Chris Brown To Perform At Billboard Music Awards

3rd May 2013

Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and Ed Sheeran will perform at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. Other artists set to play at the annual music event, which will take place at...

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Prince Funds High School Music Trip

1st May 2013

Pop superstar Prince reportedly donated the proceeds from a recent concert to help a high school jazz band reach a competition in New York City.The Kiss hitmaker played at the Roseland Theater in Portland, Oregon...

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Prince Plans String Of Intimate UK Tour Dates

By Joe Wilde | 30th April 2013

Prince will be returning to the British Isles later this year, performing on British shores for the first time since his 2007 residency at the 20,000 capacity O2 Arena in London. This time round though...

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Prince Planning Intimate UK Tour

30th April 2013

Prince is planning a series of intimate UK shows later this year.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker will return to Britain for the first time since his headlining appearance at Hop Farm Festival in 2011 to play...

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Michael Jackson Trial Jury Chosen

23rd April 2013

A jury has been chosen for the Michael Jackson trial.Six men and six women have been appointed to sit in on the $40 billion wrongful death lawsuit between the late King of Pop's mother, Katherine...

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Will.i.am: Daft Punk Sound Like Michael Jackson

22nd April 2013

will.i.am likes the new Daft Punk song because it reminds him of Michael Jackson. The 'This Is Love' hitmaker was one of the producers who worked with the late 'Bad' star shortly before his passing...

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T.j. Jackson Granted 9k A Month For Co-guardianship

19th April 2013

T.J. Jackson has been granted $9,000 a month to look after Michael Jackson's children.Executors for the late King of Pop's estate requested in February that a judge provide his nephew - who was granted co-guardianship...

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La Toya Jackson Went On A Date With Prince

19th April 2013

La Toya Jackson has revealed she came close to becoming Prince's girlfriend after a bizarre group date back in the early 1980s.The singer tells The Hollywood Reporter she stopped short of dating the Purple Rain...

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Tracy Morgan To Host Billboard Awards

18th April 2013

Tracy Morgan will host the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.The '30 Rock' star and comedian has been chosen to entertain the crowds at the star-studded ceremony in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 19.The former 'Saturday Night...

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Stars Added To Jackson Trial Witness Wish List

10th April 2013

Diana Ross, Prince and Spike Lee are among the 97 people listed as witnesses for the prosecution in the Jackson family's upcoming legal showdown with Aeg officials.Jackson's mother and three children have accused the entertainment...

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Lianne La Havas Keen To Hit The Studio With Prince

8th April 2013

Soul star Lianne La Havas is eyeing a collaboration with Prince after striking up a close friendship with the music icon.The British singer's talents caught the attention of the Purple Rain hitmaker last year (12)...

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Sharon Osbourne Set To Testify In Michael Jackson Case

6th April 2013

Sharon Osbourne will testify in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial.The 60-year-old star has been called up as a witness and said she has information which will help the 'Thriller' singer's family's case against concert...

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Prince And Diana Ross Could Testify In Michael Jackson Case

4th April 2013

Prince, Diana Ross and Spike Lee are among the witnesses who could be called in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial.The late star's mother Katherine Jackson has accused promoters AEG Live of being negligent in...

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Fascinating Fact: 3586251

4th April 2013

Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Prince are set to hit the stage for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. R&B stars Bruno Mars and Miguel have also been announced as performers for the Las Vegas prizegiving,...

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Fascinating Fact: 3568693

21st March 2013

Prince's former wife Mayte Garcia is releasing a new Dvd to encourage women to belly dance. The exotic actress and dancer taught Britney Spears how to perfect the art.

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Prince To Play 28 Shows In 23 Days

21st March 2013

Prince will follow-up his surprise performance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas with a 28-show mini-tour in North America, beginning on 15 April (13).The pop superstar will play four back-to-back shows at...

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Sxsw Memorable Moments: Drunk Bully Gets Knocked Out (Video)

By Michael West | 19th March 2013

Ok, so this year's SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, featured intimate performances from the likes of Prince, Justin Timberlake, the Sound City Players, Depeche Mode, Nick Cave, Green Day and Kendrick Lamar, though one memorable...

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The Things They Say: 3561505

18th March 2013

"When Prince's 1999 came out, it touched off a saga that lasted half a decade. I would say, conservatively, that I purchased that record eight times between 1982, when it first came out, and 1987,...

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Prince Brings Sxsw To A Memorable Close With Mammoth Show!

By Joe Wilde | 18th March 2013

Prince cause one heck of a 'Housequake' when he brought the Austin, Texas music and film festival South By Southwest to a memorable close on Saturday night, ensuring that the party kept going until the...

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Prince Closes Sxsw Festival With Extra Long Performance

18th March 2013

Prince tested the endurance of his fans on Saturday (16Mar13) by performing a near three-hour set as he closed out the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.The icon took the stage at the small...

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Sxsw: Brooding Nick Cave Mocks Texting Fans At Stubb's Bbq Show

By Michael West | 14th March 2013

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds delivered a stonking SXSW set at Stubb's BBQ on Wednesday (March 13, 2013), with the enigmatic frontman stalking around the stage at the NPR Music showcase and announcing, "We're...

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Want To See Prince Perform With 21-Piece Band At Sxsw?

By Michael West | 14th March 2013

250 lucky competition winners will get the chance to see Prince perform with a 21-piece band at the SXSW closing party this week. The legendary singer has been confirmed as a performer for one of...

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Stars Turn Out For Prince Celebration Show In New York

8th March 2013

Elvis Costello, the Roots and D'angelo came together in New York on Thursday night (07Mar13) to celebrate the music of Prince at a special charity concert.Bettye LaVette, The Waterboys and comedienne Maya Rudolph's Prince covers...

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