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Prince And 3rdeyegirl Rehearse At 4am

Prince and his band 3rdEyeGirl rehearse songs at 4am because of the singer's ''unbelievable work ethic''.According to 3rdEyeGirl guitarist Donna Grantis ''time exists in a different way'' at Prince's Paisley Park studio and he expects...

Sheila E: 'I Gave Up Family And Olympics Dreams To Become A Musician'

Prince's longtime percussionist and secret girlfriend Sheila E had to give up dreams of becoming a wife and mother and an Olympic athlete to make it as a musician.The star, real name Sheila Escovedo, was...

Anthony Anderson Befriends Prince After Jehovah's Witness Encounter

Actor Anthony Anderson has become close friends with Prince after the pop superstar attempted to convert him to his Jehovah's Witness faith at a party.The Hustle & Flow star was thrilled to be invited to...

Nile Rodgers Working With Kanye West

Nile Rodgers has been working on new music with Kanye West.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker revealed that the controversial 37-year-old rapper recently sent him a track to work on, although it is not known whether the...

Andre 3000'S Heart Isn't In Performing

Andre 3000 doesn't ''get anything from performing''.While the 39-year-old star has reunited with Big Boi for an Outkast tour to mark the group's 20th anniversary, he admits he would quite happily never tour because he...

Andre 3000: 'Prince Helped Me Get Ready For Outkast Reunion Shows'

Outkast star Andre 3000 insists fans should thank his hero Prince for the success of the group's 20th anniversary festival tour - because his advice helped the singer get into the right mindset for the...

Prince To Release Two New Albums On The Same Day

Music icon Prince is set to serve up a double treat for fans by releasing two new albums on the same day next month (Sep14).The Purple Rain hitmaker has unveiled plans to release solo album...

Prince Is Releasing Two Albums At Once Because He Can

Prince is set to drop his 37th LP 'Art Official Age’ on the same day his new band 3rd Eye Girl release first album 'Plectrum Electrum'. The simultaneous release will happen on September 29.Prince performs...

Sheila E Confirms She Was Engaged To Prince In The 1980s

Drummer Sheila E has confirmed she and and Prince were engaged in the 1980s.In her new memoir, The Beat of My Own Drum, the percussionist details the night the When Doves Cry hitmaker proposed to...

Rita Ora Finds Music Scene 'Scary'

Rita Ora finds the music scene ''scary.''The 'I Will Never Let You Down' hitmaker, who is signed to Jay Z's Roc Nation label, admits the industry has the ability to bring out a different side...

Rita Ora Is Working With Will.i.am On Album

Rita Ora has been working with will.i.am on her upcoming album. The 23-year-old singer announced she is teaming up with the former Black Eyed Peas star, 39, last night (04.08.14) after she tagged him in...

Sinead O'connor Hits Out At Sexualisation At Pop Stars

Sinead O'Connor has hit out at the sexualisation of young pop stars.The 47-year-old singer blasted the music industry for how it tries to sell the records of its young male and female stars.She said: ''You...

Nicole Scherzinger: Beyonce Is 'A Great Hugger'

Nicole Scherzinger says Beyonce is ''a great hugger''.The former Pussycat Doll has praised her fellow singer, describing the 'Drunk in Love' hitmaker as an inspiration and revealing she ''gives good'' cuddles.She said: ''She's no stranger,...

Prince Performs With Nile Rodgers

Prince and Nile Rodgers teamed up to pay tribute to David Bowie at the Essence Music Festival.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker joined the disco legend on state in New Orleans ahead of his own headline set...

How Much Does It Cost To Book Your Favourite Band?

Having your favourite band play at your birthday party or wedding would be a dream come true for any music fan, but sadly it doesn't come cheap. Business Insider has recently worked with booking agency...

Apollonia Returns To Paisley Park For Purple Rain Anniversary Reunion

Purple Rain star Apollonia returned to Prince's Paisley Park compound in Minnesota for the first time in 30 years on Saturday night (28Jun14) to celebrate the anniversary of the film in which she played the...

Michael Eavis: Glastonbury 2015 Headliners Are Booked

Michael Eavis has already booked next year's Glastonbury headliners.The 78-year-old festival promoter has closed deals with three big acts for next year's event, including a non-British band whose manager signed a contract while watching Metallica...

Prince Glastonbury Rumours Heat Up

Prince looks set to finally take a bow at Britain's iconic Glastonbury Festival this weekend (28-29Jun14) as rumours of a surprise appearance heat up.The Purple Rain star pulled out of talks to headline the fabled...

Could Prince Still Play Glastonbury?

Festival goers could still party like its 1999 this weekend, as rumours that Prince could still appear at Glastonbury continue to surface. As we previously reported, it was revealed this week that negotiations to book...

Glasto Organisers Say Prince Is Not Performing

Glastonbury organisers are adamant Prince ''isn't coming'' to this year's festival. The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker, who was in talks to headline the event but pulled out because of ''social media rumours'' that he would be...

Prince Records Duet With Rita Ora

R&B superstar Prince has recruited British pop singer Rita Ora to record an unlikely rap song for his next album.The Purple Rain hitmaker recently invited Minnesota Star Tribune reporter Jon Bream to a late night...

Prince Recorded Rap With Rita Ora

Prince's new album features a duet with Rita Ora.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker gave one lucky reporter from the Minneapolis Star Tribune a preview of his as yet untitled upcoming album, which is expected to be...

Prince Pulled Out Of Glastonbury Talks Over Social Media Rumours

Prince pulled out of discussions to play at this year's (14) Glastonbury festival in Britain after the story leaked online.The Purple Rain hitmaker had been tipped as the Sunday night headliner for this year's (14)...

Prince Pulled Out Of Glasto Because Of Rumours

Prince decided not to headline Glastonbury festival after becoming upset over ''social media rumours''.The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker, who is still rumoured to be making a surprise appearance at the event later this week, was discussing...

Michael Eavis Reveals Reason Why Prince Pulled Out Of Glastonbury 2014

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis has revealed that Prince pulled out of playing this year’s event because of “social media chit-chat”. Prince had agreed to play the historic festival but became angered when the planned...

Prince In Talks For Surprise Glasto Set

Prince is reportedly in talks to play a surprise set at Glastonbury festival this week. The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker, who was rumoured to be headlining the event at Worthy Farm, was ruled out after Metallica,...

Sinead O'connor Sounds 16 On Prince Cover

Sinead O'Connor sounds ''like she's 16'' on her cover of 'I Would Die 4 U'.The 47-year-old singer - who shot to international fame with her version of Prince's 'Nothing Compares 2 U' in 1990 -...

Prince Bids Farewell To U.k. With Intimate Show For Stars

Prince closed his run of U.K. gigs with a star-studded secret show in London, performing for celebrity fans including supermodel Kate Moss, rocker Bryan Ferry and singer Paolo Nutini.The Purple Rain hitmaker and his backing...

Prince Plays For Kate Moss At Intimate Gig

Prince performed for a host of stars including Kate Moss and Bryan Ferry at an intimate gig last night (05.06.14). The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker, who is on the second leg of his 'Hit and Run...

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