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Prince's Emergency Caller Opens Up About Superstar's Tragic Death

Andrew Kornfeld, the son of addiction specialist Dr. Howard Kornfeld, flew to Minnesota to assist the superstar prior to his father's arrival, after the California-based professional was recruited to help Prince overcome his...

Prince Died Of Accidental Painkiller Overdose - Official

The report was released by officials at the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office hours after a law enforcement source told the Associated Press Prince died of an opioid overdose. The official line suggests...

Prince Died From Opioid Overdose, Official Quoted As Saying

Test results show that Prince died of an opioid overdose, according to an anonymous law enforcement official who has seen the report.The Associated Press on Thursday (June 2nd) quoted the official, who “spoke on condition...

Prince Died Of Opioid Overdose - Report

The Purple Rain music icon passed away at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on 21 April (16), aged 57. An autopsy was conducted, but his cause of death was not determined because...

Britney Spears' Dance Guru Dead At 40

The dance guru behind the pop star's moves in the Womanizer and Circus videos passed away Tuesday night (31May16), just weeks after attending pal Prince's memorial in Minnesota. His cause of death...

Prince's Backing Band Planning World Tribute Tour

Keyboard player Matt Fink has confirmed the bandmates, who appeared alongside Prince in the film Purple Rain, are hoping to hit the road in "October or November". "We'll start to do a...

Michael Eavis Reveals Prince Was 'In Talks' To Headline This Year's Glastonbury

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has revealed that Prince was close to performing at this year’s festival, which will now be headlined by Adele, Coldplay and Muse. Speaking to The Sun, Eavis said he was sad...

Prince Was In Talks For Glastonbury 2016

Festival founder Michael Eavis and his daughter Emily had made a number of attempts to get the Purple Rain singer to headline the British event over the past few years, but never managed...

Madonna Slams Critics At Black Entertainment Television Over Prince Tribute

The Material Girl singer began her performance to her former flame, who died last month (21Apr16), with a touching rendition of his Nothing Compares 2 U, which became a huge global hit for...

Richard Ashcroft: 'Prince's Death Should Push Us All To Do More'

Tributes have been pouring out from the world's biggest music stars since the icon's untimely death on 21 April (16), and the former The Verve star hopes his death will inspire his peers...

Cyndi Lauper Offers Up Musical Tribute To Prince At New York Gig

Following Madonna's Billboard Music Awards tribute on Sunday (22May16), and previous Prince nods from Bruce Springsteen, Mariah Carey and Beyonce, among others, Lauper paid her respects at the Beacon Theatre in New York...

Prince Pal Underwhelmed By Madonna's Billboard Music Awards Tribute

The former Revolution regular was quite excited by the idea of Madonna saluting Prince at the awards show on Sunday night (22May16), but admits he was left more than a little disappointed by...

Beyonce Concert Evacuated Due To Severe Weather

Around 35,000 fans were waiting for Beyonce to begin her Formation World Tour show at the open-air TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis when they were instructed to evacuate to the stadium concourse or...

Madonna Hits Back At Prince Tribute Criticism

The Material Girl singer began her performance to her former flame, who died last month (21Apr16), with a touching rendition of his Nothing Compares 2 U, which became a huge global hit for Sinead O'Connor....

Celine Dion: 'I Thought I Was Prepared For Billboard Music Awards'

The 48-year-old singer performed Queen's The Show Must Go On at the annual event on Sunday night (22May16), where she was also honoured with the Billboard Icon Award. It was a bittersweet occasion for Celine,...

Madonna's 'Epic' Tribute To Prince At Billboard Music Awards

The queen of pop took to the stage at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards (22May16) to honour the late singer, who died in April (16) aged 57. Wearing a Prince-esque purple metallic suit with white...

The Weeknd Honours Prince At Billboard Music Awards

The R&B hitmaker headed into the Las Vegas prizegiving with 19 nominations in 16 categories, and he started the celebrations early by claiming the first trophy of the night, for Top Hot 100...

Prince Bill Set Aside From Minnesota Legislature

The Purple Rain star, who was found dead at his Paisley Park home on 21 April (16), passed away in one of the few American states which does not have an explicit law...

Two Women File To Be Heirs Of Prince's Estate

The Purple Rain icon passed away on 21 April (16) at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota. Due to the fact he didn't have a will at the time of his death, state...

Kristin Chenoweth's Music 'Inspired' Prince

The Wicked star struck up an unlikely friendship with the late music icon about nine years ago, when he reached out to her manager to set up a dinner with Kristin at his...

Prince Estate Officials Want To Avoid Cost Of Dna Tests

The Purple Rain icon passed away without a will on 21 April (16) at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, and under state law, his fortune will be split evenly between his heirs,...

Larry Graham Honours Prince At Jehovah's Witness Memorial

The Purple Rain star passed away last month (Apr16) and the congregation at Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Minnetonka, Minnesota was able to pay its own tribute to the icon, who worshipped there...

Nikki Sixx Takes Aim At Gene Simmons Following Prince Death Comments

The outspoken bassist has apologised for calling the Purple Rain singer's alleged drug-related death "pathetic", but Sixx is still angry and upset. After lashing out at Simmons on Twitter and writing "(his)...

Prince Guitar Going Up For Auction

The yellow cloud electric guitar, which he used to play some of his earlier hits including Cream and Gett Off in the 1980s and 1990s, has an opening bid of $30,000, according to...

Prince's Bright Yellow Guitar To Go Up For Auction

A Beverly Hills auction house is selling a uniquely shaped, bright yellow guitar used by the late Prince, just over a year after the current owner first bought it at auction. Heritage Auctions is selling...

Prince's Sister: 'The Family Is Not At War Over Estate'

Tyka Nelson, who helped comfort fans outside her brother's Paisley Park home in Minnesota in the hours after his untimely death on 21 April (16), insists there is no bad blood between herself...

Ozzy Osbourne Stares At Death Following Bowie, Prince & Lemmy Tragedies

Ozzy is haunted by the memory of touring South America with late Motorhead rocker Lemmy Kilmister last summer (15), when the fellow Brit told the Black Sabbath frontman they would both be dead...

Ruby Rose: 'I Turned Down Tickets To See Prince Two Weeks Before His Death'

The Orange is the New Black star was offered tickets to see one of her childhood heroes perform in the days before his death, but opted not to snap them up because she...

Prince's Ex-wives Unite To Host Star-studded Memorial

Manuela Testolini and Mayte Garcia united for the Beverly Hills memorial, where celebrity guests including Dita Von Teese, Spike Lee, Herbie Hancock and Tavis Smiley remembered the beloved star, who died in April (16) aged...

Prince's Musicology 'Inspiration' Files Creditor's Claim

Kimberly Felecia Potts claims the Purple Rain legend promised to reward her with a princely payment to thank her for giving him the creative boost to create Musicology. In legal papers, Alabama...

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