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Nile Rodgers Thanks Stars Who've Impacted His Life On New Chic Lp

Chic's new album 'It's About Time' pays homage to all of the stars who impacted Nile Rodgers' life.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker delayed the release of the disco group's first record in 24 years following the...

Maroon 5 To Headline 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show?

Maroon 5 will reportedly headline the Super Bowl LIII halftime show in 2019.The 'Sugar' rockers - comprised of Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton, and Sam Farrar - are...

4u: A Symphonic Celebration Of Prince Features Original Arranger

Questlove's '4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince' concert will feature the late music icon's original arranger Brent Fischer.The 47-year-old star has curated the forthcoming one-day event, described as ''the first and only official Estate approved...

Prince's Family File New Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Prince's family have filed a lawsuit against the doctor who prescribed him pain medication.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker passed away on April 21, 2016, at the age of 57, after an accidental Fentanyl overdose and the...

Spike Lee Directs Music Video For Unreleased Prince Track

Spike Lee has directed a music video for Prince's previously unreleased track 'Mary Don't You Weep'.The song features during the end credits of Spike's latest movie, 'BlacKkKlansman', and Spike has decided to create a video...

Prince's 23 Albums Released On Streaming Services

Prince's estate have released 23 of the late music icon's albums on major streaming services today (17.08.19).The 'Purple Rain' singer - who died last April at the age of 57 from a fentanyl overdose at...

Morris Hayes Planning Prince Tribute Festival

New Power Generation's Morris Hayes is planning a festival in honour of Prince.The 55-year-old musician was a member of the late 'Purple Rain' hitmaker's backing group for many years appearing on several albums, most notably...

Beverley Knight To Sing With The New Power Generation

Beverley Knight is to join the New Power Generation for the band's London show.The R&B star has been announced as the special guest for the group's concert at the Indigo at The O2 on August...

New Power Generation To Make New Album

Morris Hayes has revealed that the New Power Generation are going to record a new album.The band were Prince's backing group for many years appearing on several albums, most notably 1991's 'Diamonds and Pearls', and...

Gwen Stefani Envies Jennifer Lopez

Gwen Stefani is ''envious'' of Jennifer Lopez's dancing skills - and her beauty.The No Doubt frontwoman is following in the footsteps of the 'On the Floor' hitmaker by staging her Las Vegas residency at Planet...

Chaka Khan Releases First Song In 11 Years

Chaka Khan has released her first new music in 11 years, 'Like Sugar' produced by Major Lazer's Switch.The 65-year-old music legend - who is often dubbed The Queen of Funk - has unveiled the brand...

Nile Rodgers Axed Song About Prince From Chic Lp

Nile Rodgers axed a song he'd written about his late friend Prince from Chic's new album.The 65-year-old musician recorded a ''super jazzy'' number in honour of the late music icon, who had advised him to...

Miguel To Tour North America This Year

Miguel will tour North America in the late summer.The 32-year-old rapper only wrapped up his 'War & Leisure' trek, which he arranged to promote his album of the same name, a few months ago, but...

Prince's Estate Announces New Live Album 'Piano & A Microphone: 1983'

The estate of the late singer Prince marked what would have been his 60th birthday by announcing details of a new album of previously unheard live material, to be released later in 2018.The 35-minute album...

Prince's Estate Announce New Album

Prince's estate have announced the release of a new album to celebrate what would have been the late star's 60th birthday.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker tragically passed away in April 2016 at the age of 57,...

Lionel Richie's Endless Diana Ross Plea

Lionel Richie claimed he's been asking Diana Ross to perform 'Endless Love' with him for ''37 years'' as he played the Hampton Court Palace Festival in London on Wednesday night (06.06.18).The two music legends recorded...

Janelle Monae Announces UK Dirty Computer Tour Dates

Janelle Monae is bringing her 'Dirty Computer Tour' to the UK.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress has announced two dates at Manchester Academy on September 10 and London's Roundhouse on September 11, all in support of her...

Damon Albarn Turned Down Prince Collaboration

Damon Albarn turned down the chance to collaborate with Prince - because he didn't allow him to smoke in the studio.The Blur frontman decided against working with the late music legend - who passed away...

Janelle Monae Reveals The Books That Changed Her Life

Janelle Monae has shared a list of the 15 most influential books of her life.The 32-year-old singer is a self-confessed sci-fi fanatic, but Janelle's influences extend beyond one specific genre, with her list also featuring...

Prince's The Revolution Announce European Shows

Prince's legendary band The Revolution have announced their first European shows in 33 years.The late 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker's group - who featured on all his albums from '1999' to 'Sign O' The Times' -...

Prince Album To Be Streamed On Tidal

TIDAL are releasing a never-heard-before Prince album next year.Jay-Z's streaming service has been given the seal of approval of the late 'Purple Rain' hitmaker's estate - putting an end to their legal battle -...

Janelle Monae Inspired By Prince On New Record

Janelle Monae was inspired by Prince on her new record 'Dirty Computer'.The 32-year-old singer released her third studio album last week, and she has now revealed that she was heavily influenced by the late 'Purple...

Janelle Monae: I'm Proud To Be Queer

Janelle Monae feels proud to be ''queer, young black woman in America''.The 32-year-old musician recently revealed she considers herself to be pansexual, meaning she's attracted to people regardless of their sex or gender identity, and...

Janelle Monae's Album Features Brian Wilson And Pharrell

Janelle Monae's new album features The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress unveiled the full track-listing for her third studio album 'Dirty Computer' last night (24.04.18) through an interactive website, which requires fans to type...

Prince's Family File Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Prince's family have filed a lawsuit against the hospital that treated his first opioid overdose.Last week, it was announced by authorities in Minnesota that there would be no criminal charges surrounding the death of the...

Will Smith Hired Prince

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith offered Prince $400,000 to perform at a private party.The showbiz couple offered the hefty amount for the 'Purple Rain' singer - who passed away in April 2016 - to...

Prince's Unreleased 'Vault' Was Literally A Vault

Prince's infamous vault of unreleased music was literally kept in a vault.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker tragically passed away in 2016 from an accidental fentanyl overdose at the age of 57, leaving behind a vast collection...

Prince's Estate Release Original Recording Of Nothing Compares 2 U

Prince's estate has released the never-heard-before original recording of 'Nothing Compares 2 U'.To mark the late funk legend's second anniversary of his death on Saturday (21.04.18), Warner Bros. Records have dropped the hit song which...

Prince's Death Case Closed

The investigation into Prince's death has been closed.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker passed away in April 2016 at the age of 57 after suffering an accidental fentanyl overdose at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota, and...

Possible Criminal Charges May Be Announced Regarding Prince's Death

As the second anniversary of Prince’s death approaches, new reports are suggesting that prosecutors could make criminal charges today regarding to the late singer’s passing.Prince died at the age of 57, after he was found...

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