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Prince Receives Posthumous Doctorate Degree

School President Eric Kaler reveals the award had been in the works before the Purple Rain icon, a Minnesota native, died of an opioid overdose on 21 April (16). The late...

Lionel Richie: 'Celebrity Deaths Have Been A Wake Up Call'

The legendary singer, 66, was friends with both musicians, who passed away this year (16), and Lionel is still processing the loss, admitting their untimely deaths have helped him adopt a new 'seize the day'...

Autism Rocks Benefit In London Becomes Tribute To Prince

Purple Rain star Day, the late music icon's longtime friend and collaborator, took to Facebook on Thursday (09Jun16) to announce plans to turn the charity bash into a salute to Prince, writing, "It's...

Prince's Paisley Park Studios Pitched As Tourist Attraction

The Purple Rain superstar often invited fans to attend late night parties and shows at the compound just outside his native Minneapolis, Minnesota, and now executives at the estate's special administrator Bremer Trust...

Prince's Paisley Park Estate Could Be Opened Up To Guided Tours

The company overseeing the distribution and management of Prince’s estate are considering opening Paisley Park, the massive studio complex in Minnesota that the late singer called his home, up to the public for guided tours.According...

Prince's Estate Is Open For Business

A Minnesota state judge has allowed executives at special administrator Bremer Trust to begin monetising Prince's intellectual property and unreleased recordings, many of which have been locked away in a vault at the...

New Prince School To Be Built In Malawi

The music icon's ex-wife Manuela Testolini celebrated the late music icon's birthday on Tuesday (07Jun16) by announcing plans to change the lives of "impoverished children" in the African nation by giving them an...

Prince's Alleged Heirs Given Time Limit To Make Claims

The Purple Rain singer, who would have turned 58 on Tuesday (07Jun16), passed away from an opioid overdose on 21 April (16), and didn't leave a will. According to Minnesota law, his fortune,...

Janelle Monae And The Roots Lead Prince Tribute At Bet Awards

The tribute to the Purple Rain musician, who died in April (16) aged 57 will also feature percussionist Sheila E and other yet to be announced acts. Bosses at the Black Entertainment...

Tidal Releases 15 Prince Albums To Mark His 58th Birthday

Tidal are celebrating what would have been Prince’s 58th birthday today by adding 15 more of his albums their catalogue. Prince had been a vocal supporter of Jay Z’s Tidal and he released his...

Fifteen Prince Albums Debut On Tidal To Celebrate 58th Birthday

Jay Z's music streaming service dropped a surprise collection of music including The Black Album, a dark follow-up to Sign O' The Times, which Prince scrapped a week before release in 1987. Also Newpower Soul...

Prince's Birthday Becomes Official Day In Minnesota

State Governor Mark Dayton has declared Tuesday (07Jun16) will be 'Prince Day' in Minnesota. The local hero died from an accidental overdose of the narcotic painkiller Fentanyl on 21 April (16), and...

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...

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