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Prince's Siblings Hold Estate Summit

The Purple Rain icon died at his Paisley Park studios compound in Minnesota on 21 April (16), and it was subsequently revealed he had passed away without a will. On Wednesday (27Apr16),...

Purple Rain Cinematographer Dies At 81

The veteran filmmaker passed away at his home in Tucson, Arizona on 9 February (16), his son Donald E. Thorin Jr. tells The Hollywood Reporter. Thorin Jr., also a cinematographer, tells the...

Prince Memorial To Be Held In Los Angeles

The Purple Rain star, 57, was found dead at his Paisley Park studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota on 21 April (16), and next Friday (06May16), Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will host a memorial...

Pink Turned On Prince When He Said No To Collaboration

The Trouble singer reveals she asked the Purple Rain hitmaker, who died last week (21Apr16), to record with her - and she wasn't happy with his response. Recalling the encounter during a...

Police Obtain Search Warrant For Prince's Compound

The music icon was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Chanhassen estate on 21 April (16), and he was subsequently pronounced dead at the age of 57. An autopsy was carried...

Lenny Kravitz: 'Prince Kept Me Up For Two Days Straight!'

The Fly Away singer has penned a touching tribute to the late star, following his sudden death aged 57 last week (21Apr16). They shared a close friendship over the years, often playing music together, but...

Dea Officials Called To Help With Prince's Case

The Purple Rain star passed away at his Paisley Park studios in Chanhassen on 21 April (16), and although an autopsy performed on Friday (22Apr16) failed to throw up an immediate cause of...

Prince's Estate To Be Managed By Bank Bosses

The Purple Rain icon's sister, Tyka Nelson, filed papers on Tuesday (26Apr16) to open a probate case following her brother's death on 21 April (16), confirming reports suggesting he passed without outlining his...

Stevie Wonder And John Mayer Honour Prince At Jam Session

Comedian Dave Chappelle hosted an impromptu event at the No Name Club in Los Angeles, where nearly 200 people came together to pay tribute to Prince, who died last Thursday (21Apr16) at the...

Prince Turned Down 'Racy' Sitcom Cameo

Prince once turned down a cameo in 'New Girl' because it was too racy. Although the 57-year-old musician went on to have a guest starring role in season three of the sitcom, he originally rejected...

Prince's Former Band The Revolution To Reunite For Reunion Shows

Prince’s former backing band The Revolution have announced they will be reforming in his honour for a series of reunion shows. The band made the announcement in a video posted to Facebook, explaining that after...

D'angelo Joined By Maya Rudolph For Prince Tribute

The hip-hop star joined the ever growing list of musicians paying tribute to the Purple Rain singer following his shock death by performing a cover of his 1986 hit Sometimes It Snows in...

Gene Simmons Wants To Limit Kiss Ticket Resales

The 66-year-old frontman revealed he hates seeing fans paying overinflated prices on the secondary ticketing market to see the group in action."I don't like it but capitalism is capitalism, if you buy a piece of...

Alice Cooper: 'Prince Kept Trying To Steal My Guitarist'

Asked for anecdotes about the late music icon in a new Billboard interview, the School's Out singer confessed he didn't really have a relationship with Prince, but they both loved Michael Jackson's former...

Tracee Ellis Ross Saw Prince's Bare Bottom During First Meeting

The daughter of Motown legend Diana Ross had the opportunity to meet with a number of music legends growing up, but she'll never forget meeting Prince when she was just 12-years-old. Tracee...

Apollonia: 'I'll Open My Heart About Prince When I Am Ready'

Two days after stating she was not ready to express "what's in my heart" in a simple note on Instagram, the Purple Rain star took to Facebook on Tuesday (26Apr16) to thank fans...

Prince's Backing Band Regroups For Tribute Shows

Brown Mark, Bobby Z., Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman and Matt Fink regrouped in Minneapolis on Monday (25Apr16) to "grieve" the music legend's death, and now they've agreed to pour out their feelings with...

Prince's Sister Claims He Died Without Leaving A Will

Less than a week after his sudden death that shocked the world, Prince’s sister is moving to become the administrator of the late star’s estate and have the assets distributed because he reportedly left no...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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