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Purple Rain To Expand In U.s. Movie Theatres

The musical movie, which featured Prince's hits When Doves Cry, Purple Rain, and Let's Go Crazy, hit 87 AMC theatres across America last weekend (22-24Apr16), just after the singer's death, and screenings were...

Prince's Sister Wants To Take Charge Of Brother's Affairs

She claims the tragic music icon had no will when he passed away at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota last week (21Apr16), and she wants local lawmakers to appoint her the guardian...

Fans Snap Up Almost Three Million Prince Songs Following Singer's Death

Tracks like Purple Rain, Little Red Corvette, 1999, and When Doves Cry are back in pop charts around the world again thanks to a surge in sales following the music icon's sudden passing....

Prince's Lawyer: 'He Wasn't Walking Around Drugged Up'

The Purple Rain singer was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park residence in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16) but paramedics could not save him. Many rumours have been circulating about his...

Chris Martin Duets With Teenage Cancer Survivor On Prince Song

The Coldplay frontman joined A-Side, a band of 14 and 15 year-olds in playing at the Chords 2 Cure cancer research fundraising event in Santa Monica, California on Sunday (24Apr16). As part...

Charli Xcx: 'Female Success Is Always Questioned'

The 23-year-old singer is paving the way for fellow women in the music industry, and as well as churning out hit records, she also writes for other artists and has her own label, Vroom Vroom...

Prince's Backing Band Add Emotional Tributes

The death of the 57-year-old Purple Rain singer on Thursday (21Apr16) sent shockwaves throughout the music community and many musicians have paid tribute to the music icon online or onstage. Drummer...

Kate Bush Posts Heartfelt Tribute To Prince

Kate Bush has penned a heartfelt tribute to Prince, following his untimely death last Thursday (April 21st). The notoriously private star took to her website to share her sadness over his death, describing the singer...

Minnesota Twins Stage Purple Night To Honour Prince

Each player chose a different Prince song to play as their warm-up music, while team bosses hired the music icon's tour DJ, Dudley D, to spin the legend's music before the game against...

Prince Didn't Leave A Will - Report

The Purple Rain legend passed away at his Paisley Park studios in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16), but multiple sources reveal to TMZ.com the singer never left instructions about how he wanted his fortune...

Prince Becomes First Artist To Land The Top Two Spots On The Billboard 200 In Over A Decade

Many of the star's albums re-entered the Billboard 200 thanks to a weekend sales surge following the singer/songwriter's death on Thursday (21Apr16), and 179,000 total sales of his greatest hits release The Very...

Baz Luhrmann Saddened Prince Collaboration Didn't Work Out

The filmmaker reportedly recruited Prince to work on the soundtrack to his period drama, but when the movie was released in 2013, the Kiss star's vocals were nowhere to be found. Now...

The Revolution Reunite To 'Grieve' Prince's Death

TMZ cameras caught Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman leaving Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday (24Apr16), bound for the Purple Rain star's home state. Wendy said, "We're gonna go back and get...

'The Simpsons' Show Producer Shares Script From Rejected Prince Episode

Many famous faces have made appearances in ‘The Simpsons’ over the years, including Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and JK Rowling, but one star whose planned episode sadly never made it to screens was the late...

Prince's Paisley Park To Be Turned Into A Museum

The Purple Rain icon's longtime friend joined his family to pay her respects to the singer at a small, private memorial service at the Minnesota estate on Saturday (23Apr16) following his shock death...

Prince 'Hadn't Slept For Six Days Before Death'

The singer died aged 57 at his home in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16). Since his untimely passing, there have been numerous reports of what may have contributed to his death, including reports he overdosed on...

Fans Call On Kylie Minogue To Release Prince Song

Prince recorded the song Baby Doll in the early 1990s after Kylie handed him lyrics she had written after meeting him after a show in London. She opened up about the secret...

Steven Tyler: 'I Hope Prince's Death Was Not Drug-related'

Prince was found dead at his home in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16), amid reports suggesting he overdosed on the painkiller Percocet he was taking for hip issues days before his passing. Tyler,...

Gina Gershon: 'I Still Regret Turning Down Naked Role In Prince's Purple Rain'

The Bound star was just 18 when she was offered the chance to romance the music legend on the big screen in his 1984 movie, and now, days after his untimely death, Gina...

Cyndi Lauper 'Devastated' By Prince's Death

Police found the 57-year-old singer/songwriter unresponsive inside an elevator at his Paisley Park home just outside Minneapolis on Thursday (21Apr16), and paramedics were unable to revive him. The cause of death is still...

Purple Rain Re-released In Cinemas

The musician's 1984 movie hit 87 AMC theatres on Saturday (23Apr16) and will run until Thursday (28Apr16). Bosses at Warner Bros., the studio behind the movie, teamed up with Carmike Theaters,...

Mariah Carey: 'I Couldn't Perform A Prince Cover As A Tribute At Paris Gig'

Hours after news of the music icon's death was released, Mariah tweeted a picture of herself alongside the Purple Rain singer and added the caption: "Genius, legend, inspiration, friend. The world will miss...

Prince Turned Down Joint Tour With Madonna

The Kiss singer/songwriter had grown close to Madonna during the 1980s as they both shot to superstardom, collaborating on two tracks for the Queen of Pop's 1989 release, Like a Prayer. They...

Dave Chappelle Honours Pal Prince At San Francisco Show

The funnyman befriended the pop superstar after mimicking him for his cult TV sketch show, in which he portrayed a basketball-playing Prince who took the court in full stage outfit. Ironically, the...

Will Smith Reveals He Spoke To Prince The Night Before His Death

Actor Will Smith has posted a heartfelt tribute to his friend Prince, revealing he spoke to the musician the night before his death. Writing on Facebook, Smith expressed his shock and sadness at hearing Prince...

Family And Friends Celebrate Prince's Life At Paisley Park Memorial Service

The legendary Purple Rain musician passed away on Thursday (21Apr16) at the age of 57 at his home in Chanhassen, Minnesota. On Saturday afternoon, the star's closest friends and relatives, including ex-fiancee Sheila...

Bruce Springsteen Pays Tribute To Prince

The rocker opened his gig in New York on Saturday (23Apr16) with a passionate performance of Prince's 1984 hit, and told the audience that when he had watched the musician sing live, he...

Sheila E: 'Prince Was In A Lot Of Pain'

Rumours persist surrounding the painkillers the Purple Rain singer took to ease his agony, with some outlets suggesting he may have overdosed on Percocet pills last week (15Apr16), days before his death on...

Prince Re-enters UK Chart Just Hours After His Death

Prince is back in the UK charts this week, just hours after after news of his untimely death broke on Thursday evening. Early numbers also indicate that Prince could find himself on top of the...

Mavis Staples Pays Tribute To 'My Son' Prince At Coachella

Calling the late superstar "a dear friend" and "my son", the music veteran recalled meeting Prince for the first time as she kicked off proceedings at the desert festival. "He was my...

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