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Prince's Ex-wife: 'He Burned Everything That Reminded Him Of Our Late Son'

The dancer married the late Purple Rain icon in 1996 and they welcomed their son Amiir Gregory Nelson into the world later that year, but the baby was born with rare genetic disorder...

Prince's Heirs At Odds With Estate Administrators

Last month (Feb17) managers from the financial services firm Comerica took over the running of the star's estate, worth an estimated $200 million (£159 million), from previous executor Bremer Trust. Comerica executives...

Prince Refused Genetic Testing For His Late Son

The former dancer, who was the inspiration for Prince's hit The Most Beautiful Girl in the World, married the late Purple Rain icon in 1996 and welcomed their son Amiir Gregory Nelson into...

Prince Never Got Over Son's Death

Prince's ex-wife doesn't think he ever got over their son's death.The late singer - who died of an accidental overdose last April - and Mayte Garcia were devastated when son Amiir passed away just six...

Weird Fish Pays Homage To Prince

Weird Fish have paid homage to Prince as the anniversary of the iconic singer's death approaches.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker tragically passed away on April 21, 2016, and in honour of the late music legend -...

The Revolution Extend Prince Tribute Tour

The musicians, featuring Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman, regrouped after their former leader's death last year (Apr16), and after a handful of one-off tributes, they decided to go on tour to honour the...

Prince Jackson Determined To Cement His Own Legacy

The 20-year-old is embarking on a career as a music video producer, founding King's Son Productions last summer (16), and while the King of Pop will forever serve as his biggest inspiration, Prince...

Emily Middlemas And Ryan Lawrie Duet At X Factor Live Show

Emily Middlemas and her boyfriend Ryan Lawrie duetted on a beautiful version of Birdy's 'Wings' at 'The X Factor Live Tour' show at The O2 in London on Saturday night (25.02.17).Emily, 18, began singing the...

Jennifer Aniston Remembers Bill Paxton In Oscars Tribute

Jennifer Aniston was moved to tears as she paid tribute to Bill Paxton before introducing the In Memoriam segment at the Oscars.The 'Cake' actress took the time to honour the 'Twister' star - who died...

Sara Bareilles To Perform 'In Memoriam' Tribute At Oscars

Many notable Hollywood stars have passed away in the last 12 months, including mother and daughter Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher and British actors John Hurt and Alan Rickman, and they will be...

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....

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