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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...

New Prince School Opens In Malawi

The music icon's ex-wife, Manuela Testolini, announced plans to change the lives of "impoverished children" in the African nation by giving them an education and opened her first school in June (16), and...

Prince's Assets Included Gold Bars

Prince left behind 67 gold bars when he died.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker passed away from an accidental overdose aged 57 in April and files released by Carver County District Court revealed he was in possession...

Prince Had $25 Million In Real Estate, 67 Gold Bars And Cash Hoard - Report

The documents were submitted to a probate court in Minnesota, showing he had acquired a huge wealth of real estate before he died in April last year (16), Billboard.com reports. According...

Four Prince Properties Sold

The Purple Rain superstar had a vast property portfolio, with real estate including his fabled Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota, and pads in California and New York. Estate administrators at the...

Dame Helen Mirren: 2016 Not Been Great

Dame Helen Mirren thinks this year has been a ''big pile of s**t''.The 71-year-old actress was asked to give an ''inspirational Christmas message'' and admitted that, on reflection, 2016 - which has seen the deaths...

Prince's Divorce Papers To Be Unsealed

Testolini headed to court in Minnesota in August (16) as her attorneys argued the couple's split details should remain under wraps as family members and wannabe heirs battle over the late music icon's...

Prince's Divorce Lawyer Files Claim For Unpaid Bill

Representatives for Cousins Law Firm in West Palm Beach, Florida lodged the paperwork with Prince's estate, claiming the company are owed around $600,000 (£485,000) for their services. Patrick Cousins tells TMZ.com...

Nile Rodgers Felt He'd Been 'Struck By Lightning Twice' When Prince Died

Nile Rodgers felt he'd been ''struck by lightning twice'' when Prince died. The 64-year-old artist has admitted he was deeply wounded when he heard the news the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker had died in April this...

Prince's 600k Divorce Bill

Prince reportedly owes $600,000 to his divorce lawyer. The 57-year-old musician passed away on April 21, 2016 but Cousins Law Firm in West Palm Beach, Florida, has filed a claim with his estate over a...

Nile Rodgers Confirms Chic Album For 2017

Nile Rodgers has confirmed Chic's new album will be released in 2017. The 64-year-old musician admitted he didn't feel as though he could drop the record, 'It's About Time', this year following so many deaths...

Jimi Hendrix Guitar Smashes Auction Expectations In London

Hendrix sold the Epiphone acoustic, which was one of the highlight items at Thursday's (15Dec16) Bonhams sale, to Blue Mink guitarist Alan Parker. It was expected to sell for around $124,000 (£100,000)...

Zendaya Drops Surname To Be 'Cool'

Zendaya dropped her surname because she wanted to be ''cool''. The 20-year-old actress - whose full name is Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman - has revealed she decided to cut her full name down because she...

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