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Adam Lambert's New Album Inspired By Frustration At Charts

Adam Lambert's new album 'Velvet' is ''partially'' inspired by him being ''frustrated' with chart music.The 37-year-old pop star has admitted that he became fed up with the songs in the top 40 all sounding the...

Mary J. Blige To Receive Lifetime Achievement At Bet Awards

Mary J. Blige will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award at the 2019 BET Awards.The 48-year-old R&B songstress is set to receive the prestigious accolade - which recognises legendary artists and their contributions to...

Albums Of The Week: Top Seven Albums Released On This Day Over The Last 50 Years [Special]

As it turns out, May 10th has been a pretty lucky day for the world of music. There's been nothing of note this year, but in the last 50 years, there have been a string...

'Lost Child' Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey still feels like a ''lost child''.The 49-year-old star was honoured with the prestigious Icon Award at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday (01.05.19)...

Prince Estate To Release New Lp Originals

Prince's estate are set to release the new album 'Originals'.The 15-track record is largely comprised of previously unreleased cuts which the late music icon composed for other artists between 1981 and 1991.The songs have been...

Mariah Carey To Receive Icon Award At 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Mariah Carey will be honoured with the Icon Award at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.The 'Hero' hitmaker will be bestowed with the prestigious accolade at the Kelly Clarkson-hosted ceremony at the MGM Grand Garden Arena...

Rare Prince Mixtap Announced For Record Store Day 2019

Prince's rare mixtape 'The VERSACE Experience' is being released on cassette for Record Store Day 2019.The exclusive record - which was originally distributed as a promotional cassette in 1995 for attendees at Paris Fashion Week...

Christine + The Queens Thinks Music Is Becoming More Progressive

Christine & The Queens' Héloïse Letissier believes pop can tackle LGBTQ subjects ''without being questioned''. The 30-year-old singer - who identifies as pansexual, meaning she is attracted to a person regardless of their sex or...

Stevie Nicks: I Feel Like Prince Is Always With Me

Stevie Nicks thinks of Prince every time she heads on stage.The Fleetwood Mac star thinks it is tragic that she never got to perform with the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker - who passed away in April...

Spike Lee's Oscars Tribute To Prince

Spike Lee paid homage to the late Prince with his Academy Awards outfit.The 61-year-old director turned heads as he walked the red carpet at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre on Sunday (24.02.19) in a vivid purple...

Chaka Khan: I Don't Listen To Music

Chaka Khan doesn't listen to music.The 65-year-old singer has revealed she's made a conscious decision to stop listening to music, because she now considers it to just be her ''job''.She said: ''I don't listen to...

Chaka Khan Never Knew Prince Had Pill Addiction

Chaka Khan never had any ''indication'' that Prince had an addiction to prescription pain medication.The Queen of Funk - whose biggest hit 'I Feel For You' was written by the late pop legend - has...

Prince Celebrated With Social Media Pages And Gifs

Prince's estate has launched social media accounts for the late music legend to celebrate his legacy.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker's fans can now check out content about his music and life on Twitter and Instagram by...

Chaka Khan: Prince's Death Was Wake-up Call To Get Help

Chaka Khan says Prince's death was a wake-up call to get help for her own addictions.The Queen of Funk - whose biggest hit 'I Feel For You' was written by the late singer - revealed...

Future Admits He Has Retail Addiction

Future is ''crazy'' because he shops for clothes ''every day''.The 35-year-old rapper - who has four children from previous relationships and welcomed his and Joie Chavis' son Hendrix into the world last month - thinks...

Nicolas Cage: I'm Still Inspired By Prince

Nicolas Cage continues to feel inspired by Prince.The 54-year-old actor has revealed he still bases many of his decisions on the late singer's unique approach to life - even though he barely knew him.Nicolas explained:...

Gabrielle: Prince Threw The Craziest Parties

Gabrielle says Prince used to throw the ''craziest parties''.The 49-year-old singer - whose full name is Louisa Gabrielle Bobb - has spoken about the parties she used to attend that were thrown by the late...

Riz Ahmed Was Jacko Impersonator

Riz Ahmed used to impersonate Michael Jackson for his family when he was a child. The 36-year-old actor-and-rapper was obsessed with the late King of Pop when he was growing up and he used to...

New Prince Film Will Not Be A Biopic

Prince's music is going to be used to create a new movie.Universal Pictures - who have found great success in musically-inspired films including franchises such as 'Mamma Mia!' and 'Pitch Perfect' - has acquired the...

Kristin Scott Thomas Needed Nerves Of Steel To Direct

Dame Kristin Scott Thomas thinks her move into directing ''became a bit of a joke''.The 'English Patient' actress has moved behind the camera with 'The Sea Change' - which is adapted from Elizabeth Jane Howard's...

Pharrell Williams Sends Warning To Donald Trump

Pharrell Williams has sent a cease-and-desist letter to President Donald Trump.The 45-year-old singer's lawyer has sent a warning to the US leader after his track 'Happy' was played at the commander-in-chief's political rally in Indiana...

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...

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