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Prince's Purple Rain Album Scores 2016 Top Soundtrack At The Amas

The release, which also picked up two honours back in 1985, was eligible this year (16) thanks to the re-release of the movie following Prince's death in April (16). The late music...

Prince's Estate Sues Jay Z's Roc Nation Over Tidal Streaming

Prince's label NPG Records and NPG Music Publishing filed a federal suit on Tuesday (15Nov16) in the latest development in the estate's battle against Jay Z's streaming service. The star, who died aged 57 from...

Prince's Record Label Sue Roc Nation

Prince's record label has sued Roc Nation for illegally streaming the late music legend's songs.NPG Records claim that the Jay Z-owned company do not have the rights to the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker's digital catalog and...

Jay Z's Tidal Files Legal Notice Over Prince Streaming Rights

According to website Page Six, Tidal made its move after Prince’s estate - which is controlled under bank Bremer Trust - sold the singer's songwriting rights exclusively to Universal Music Group. The music behemoth is...

Sting: I'm Not 'Ready To Die'

Sting isn't ''ready to die''.The 'Shape of My Heart' hitmaker has been reflecting after the tragic passing of many musicians including David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen in 2016 but insists he is not ready...

Sting: David Bowie And Prince Were Gods

Sting believes David Bowie and Prince had ''god-like qualities''.The 65-year-old musician has said he often forgets that the two musical icons - who both tragically passed away this year - aren't immortal, dubbing their passing...

Roger Daltery Doesn't Fear Death

Roger Daltrey doesn't worry about dying despite having many fallen friends.The 72-year-old lead singer of The Who was honoured with The Music Industry Trust Award at London's Grosvenor House on Monday (07.11.16) where he said...

Prince Songs Spark Streaming Row

Prince's music is at the centre of a row between Universal Music Publishing Group and Tidal.The late 'Purple Rain' hitmaker's estate agreed earlier this week to sell the singer's songwriting rights to Universal - meaning...

The Weeknd's Starboy Is A David Bowie Tribute

The Weeknd's 'Starboy' album is a tribute to David Bowie.The 'Can't Feel My Face' hitmaker - whose real name is Abel Tesfaye - has revealed that his number one collaboration with Daft Punk and his...

Prince Publishing Catalogue Lands At Universal

The executives announced the worldwide publishing deal on Wednesday (02Nov16) after agreeing terms with members of the late music icon's family and his estate administrators. Terms of the deal have not been...

Mayor Declares Friday Paisley Park Day As Prince's Museum Opens

Earlier this month (Oct16), officials at the Chanhassen City Council postponed the complex's planned 6 October (16) opening amid concerns about traffic and parking issues. A few tours were still permitted, but many...

Prince's Representatives Deny Jay Z Made An Offer On Singer's Vault

On Wednesday (26Oct16), TMZ.com reported that the rapper recently flew Prince's sister Tyka Nelson and her husband, Maurice Phillips, to New York for a meeting to discuss the idea, and put an official offer on...

Jay Z Makes Bid To Purchase Unreleased Prince Music

The Purple Rain hitmaker died in April (16), leaving behind a treasure trove of songs at his Paisley Park compound, which have never been shared with the public. According to TMZ.com, Jay...

Judge Rules Prince's 'Niece' And 'Grandniece' Are Not Heirs

Kevin Eide ruled on Wednesday (26Oct16) that Brianna Nelson and her niece, Victoria Nelson, are not entitled to a share of the music icon's estate. The Nelsons claimed the late Duane Nelson,...

Prince's Death Investigaton To Remain Sealed

The Purple Rain icon passed away in April (16) after suffering an accidental fentanyl overdose and police officials have been investigating the circumstances surrounding his death ever since. The search warrant for the...

Prince's Paisley Park Is Now Officially A Permanent Museum

The sprawling residence and studio complex of Paisley Park is set to become a permanent shrine to the late pop icon Prince, after the local council approved plans to re-purpose the property as a permanent...

Prince's Home To Be Permanent Museum

Prince's Paisley Park estate will be a permanent museum.The late singer's Minnesota home and recording studio has been open to the public on a temporary basis for the last month and now the Chanhassen City...

Prince's Paisley Park Estate Approved To Become A Museum

Officials at the Chanhassen City Council in Minneapolis took a vote on Monday night (24Oct16) and unanimously decided that the late singer's home can be rezoned and opened for public tours. While the complex had...

Patti Labelle: 'I Want To Remember Prince As A Wonderful Person'

The Purple Rain icon died of an accidental fentanyl overdose in April (16), but Patti, who has been close to the singer for several years, was not aware he was taking the drug....

Unheard Prince Songs Set For Release On Two New Lps

Unheard Prince songs are to be released on two new posthumous albums. The 57-year-old singer was found dead at his Paisley Park estate in April and now music from his legendary vault are to feature...

New Prince Album To Feature Unreleased Track 'Moonbeam Levels'

The first posthumous releases from Prince are coming soon, starting with a greatest hits collection entitled 'Prince 4Ever'. Along with that comes a never before heard song entitled 'Moonbeam Levels'; an uplifting piano/guitar number with...

Defiant Leslie Jones Pokes Fun At Hack Attack Scandal

Back in August (16), the Ghostbusters star fell victim to a hacker, who took control of her website and used it to post photos of Leslie's passport, driver's licence information, and intimate images...

First Prince Release Following Death Will Be Epic Hits Package

The late music icon kept unheard tracks and alternative versions of hits locked away at his music compound in Minnesota, and now the star's estate administrators plan to unearth some of the musical...

First Posthumous Prince Releases Announced

Ever since the enigmatic and prolific pop icon Prince died earlier this year, one of the subjects of keen speculation has been about what will happen to the contents of his legendary ‘Vault’ of unreleased...

Benedict Cumberbatch 'Intrigued' By The 1960s

Benedict Cumberbatch is ''intrigued'' by the psychedelic '60s.The 40-year-old actor stars as the titular character in Marvel's upcoming 'Doctor Strange' movie - the comic which was conceived during a time when creator Stan Lee was...

Prince's Siblings Insist Alleged 'Heirs' Are Bogus

Attorneys for the Purple Rain star's siblings and half-siblings insist Brianna Nelson and Victoria Nelson should not be named as heirs to his estate, according to court documents made public on Tuesday (18Oct16)....

Bruce Springsteen: 'I Studied Prince'

The rocker might be known as The Boss, but he looked up to Prince, admitting it was "a great loss" when he died following an accidental overdose at his Paisley Park compound in...

Bruce Springsteen: I Had A Great Kinship With Prince

Bruce Springsteen felt like he had a ''great kinship'' with Prince.The 66-year-old rocker was left devastated when the 'Kiss' hitmaker passed away at his Paisley Park home in April - after an accidental overdose of...

Chic To Headline Festive Autism Rocks Concert

The Le Freak stars will perform at a special festive concert, named Autism Rocks Sessions with CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers, at London's Eventim Apollo on 23 December (16) to raise funds for autism...

Chaka Khan's First Meeting With Prince Was A Prank

The I Feel For You singer, who performed at the official Prince tribute concert in Minnesota on Thursday night (13Oct16), dropped everything when she received a call from Stone, inviting her to join...

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