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Sinead O'connor Retracts Claims About Arsenio Hall Giving Drugs To Prince

Sinead O’Connor has publicly apologised to comedian Arsenio Hall this week, for claiming last year that he had given drugs to the late singer Prince and insinuating that he had had something to do with...

Sinead O'connor Apologises For Arsenio Hall Drug Accusations

Outraged Hall, who was one of the music icon's longtime friends, threatened to take the Irish singer to court after she made the allegations shortly after Prince died in April, 2016. She...

Drummer Clyde Stubblefield Dies At 73

The musician passed away of kidney failure on Saturday (18Feb17). Stubblefield began his career as a teenager and worked with guitarist Eddie Kirkland and soul singer Otis Redding. In 1965, he...

Chris Martin's Charity Gig

Chris Martin saved a charity concert when he stepped in at the last minute to perform.The Coldplay frontman rushed to the Women's Cancer Research Fund/Breast Cancer Research Foundation event at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel when...

Boy George Recalls Awkward Encounters With John Travolta And Prince

The former Culture Club frontman has met countless A-listers throughout his life, from Arnold Schwarzenegger to his idol David Bowie, who George has inked on his right arm. However when presented with opportunities to meet...

The Late Prince's Back Catalogue Of 'Unreleased Gems' Will Be Released By Warner Bros

The late Prince's back catalogue of ''unreleased gems'' is set to be released by Warner Bros. The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker - who tragically died in April last year aged 57 - is set to have...

Christina Grimmie's Fans Upset Over Grammys In Memoriam Snub

Every year at the music awards show, a selection of the musicians who have passed away in the time since the previous prizegiving are honoured with a mention in the segment, which, on...

Prince's Estate To Release 'Unreleased Gems' From Back Catalogue

Warner Bros. Records is set to release a number of ''unreleased gems'' from Prince's back catalogue.The 'Little Red Corvette' hitmaker tragically passed away last year from an accidental overdose of fentanyl at the age of...

Prince's Purple Rain Reissue To Feature New Music And Concert Films

The Purple Rain reissue will hit stores on 9 June (17) and it will include "two incredible albums of previously unreleased Prince music and two complete concert films." "When we make any...

Maxwell To Perform Prince Tribute At Clive Davis' Pre-grammys Party

The singer will join Chance the Rapper onstage at the bash, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Davis tells Billboard, "I will confirm that Maxwell will be...

Universal Announces Deal To Release Material From Prince's Vault

Universal has announced the conclusion of a deal to release large swathes of the late pop star Prince’s massive archive of unreleased material, known as ‘The Vault’.Announcing the deal on Thursday evening (February 9th), the...

Prince's Music Confirmed On Spotify

Spotify has confirmed Prince's Warner Bros. Catalog will be made available to stream on Sunday (12.02.17).The paid-for streaming company teamed up with the purple outdoor campaign, rather than with the late music icon's estate to...

Universal To Manage Prince's Unreleased Musical Archive

The French-American music giant, a subsidiary of conglomerate Vivendi, has closed a lucrative deal with administrators of the Bremer Trust, which was formed after the performer's death last April (16) to represent his estate. In...

Prince's Music Licensed To Universal

Prince's estate has chosen Universal Music Group [UMG] to manage the late music icon's recordings. The record label giants announced on Thursday (09.02.17) that they signed an agreement between the late 'Purple Rain' hitmaker's estate...

Prince And George Michael To Be Honoured At Grammys

The Grammy Awards will pay tribute to both Prince and George Michael.Recording Academy bosses have confirmed plans for special memorial segments for each of the two late ''creative innovators'' - who both passed away last...

Prince's Handwritten Brits Acceptance Speech Up For Auction

The lace jacket is a real find as it was never washed after the late music icon wore it in the film. RR Auctions spokesman Robert Livingston explains, "This piece has never...

The Revolution Set For Spring Tour To Mark Prince's Death

The group, fronted by Wendy Melvoin, reunited for a show in Minneapolis, Minnesota last year (16), following Prince's death and they have performed together since. Now, Melvoin, Brownmark, Bobby Z, Matt Fink,...

John Legend To Sing Grammys Memorial Segment

John Legend will sing 'God Only Knows' during the In Memoriam segment at the Grammy Awards.The 'All of Me' hitmaker will team up with Broadway star Cynthia Erivo to perform a ''downtempo'' version of the...

Katy Perry To Perform At Grammys

Katy Perry is to perform at the Grammy Awards.The Recording Academy has confirmed that the 'Roar' hitmaker will take to the stage at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for a special performance on Sunday...

Bruno Mars In Negotiations To Lead Prince Tribute At The Grammy Awards - Report

Rihanna and The Weeknd were among the artists initially rumoured to perform, but it is unclear if they will still take the stage for the nod to the late music icon....

Bruno Mars In Talks For Prince Tribute At Grammys

Bruno Mars is in talks to take on a Prince tribute at this year's Grammys.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker tragically passed away in June 2016 at the age of 57 after accidentally overdosing on fentanyl, and...

Prince's Back Catalogue To Get Grammys Streaming Release - Report

Nine months before his death in April last year (16) the Purple Rain musician struck a deal with Jay Z's Tidal music service to stream what would be his final two albums and...

Boy George: 'Prince Was Messing With Culture Club At Minneapolis Gig'

The Karma Chameleon singer and his bandmates had a massive row before the gig and there was drama throughout the performance - and now George thinks Prince might not have been happy with...

Steven Adler Used The Addiction Doctor Who Was Called To Help Prince

The Guns N' Roses drummer battled substance abuse for years and reportedly turned to Dr. Howard Kornfeld in an effort to kick his addiction to heroin for good. In a new...

Prince Associates Denied Estate Advisory Role

Broadcaster and activist Anthony 'Van' Jones and Prince's lawyer L. Londell MCMillan had both applied for the role, citing their close relationships with the late Purple Rain singer. However in a...

Yale University To Host Celebration Of David Bowie And Prince

Bosses at the university have invited musicians including Solange Knowles and Questlove to discuss the influence of the pair, who both died last year (16). The conference, titled Blackstar Rising & The...

Prince's Ex-wife Reveals His Years Of Secret Charity

The late singer passed away at 57 last April (16), having already cemented himself as a music icon, but some fans may be unaware he worked just as hard on philanthropic efforts as he did...

Roc Nation And Tidal Bosses Challenge Prince Copyright Allegations

The Purple Rain superstar died in April (16), and to honour his legacy on what would have been his 58th birthday in June (16), all of his old albums were made available for...

Prince's Music Heading To Streaming Services Before Grammys?

Prince's music could be heading to streaming services in time for the Grammys. The late 'Purple Rain' hitmaker's estate are reportedly edging towards a deal, which involves putting the music legend's songs on Apple Music...

Prince Had $840,000 In Gold Bars

Prince reportedly owned $840,000 worth of gold bars before he died.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker tragically passed away in April 2016 at the age of 57 after an accidental overdose of fentanyl, and it has now...

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