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Apollonia Pays Tribute To Singer She Replaced In Purple Rain

Apollonia, real name Apollonia Kotero, replaced the Vanity 6 star in Prince's hit 1984 movie, but became friends with her five years after the film was released. "She was a pioneer and...

Prince Pays Tribute To Protege Vanity During Concert

Vanity, real name Denise Katrina Matthews, was the lead singer of 1980s girl group Vanity 6 and a former flame of Prince. She passed away on Monday (15Feb16) aged 57 after battling kidney...

Prince's Former Love Denise Matthews, Aka Vanity, Dies At 57

Denise Matthews, a singer who had previously toured alongside Prince under the mononym Vanity, has passed away at the age of 57 following a struggle with various medical conditions in the last few years of...

Prince Protege Vanity Dead At 57

The lead singer of the 1980s girl group Vanity 6, real name Denise Katrina Matthews, passed away after battling kidney failure and an abdominal illness, according to TMZ.com. Last year (15), she...

Prince Reschedules Acoustic Shows For Paisley Park

The Purple Rain singer announced the intimate Prince Spotlight: Piano & A Microphone Tour late last year (15) but he postponed the sale of tickets at the last minute after discovering touts had...

Prince Releases Surprise New Album

The R&B icon released HITNRUN Phase One in September (15), and three months later, he surprised devotees with the follow-up album, which is exclusively available on Jay Z's streaming music service, Tidal....

Prince Cancels European Dates Following Paris Terror Attacks

He joins U2, Foo Fighters and Motorhead, among others, who have scrapped upcoming shows out of respect for the dead and their families. Like Foo Fighters, Prince has also cancelled a string...

Prince Cancels European Tour Following Paris Attacks

Prince has cancelled his upcoming Piano & A Microphone European tour, in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday. Prince’s announcement follows the news that Foo Fighters have also cancelled their European...

Prince Takes Aim At U.k. Ticket Touts

The Purple Rain singer announced plans for a series of European shows earlier this week (begs09Nov15) and fans clamoured to secure their passes for the intimate Prince Spotlight: Piano & A Microphone Tour...

Prince Set For Piano Tour

The Purple Rain icon is set to perform in countries including the U.K., Austria and Belgium on his Prince Spotlight: Piano & A Microphone Tour, during which he will perform solo at a...

Is Prince Set To Hit The UK With 'Piano And A Microphone Tour'?

Prince is reportedly getting set to play the UK as part of an upcoming solo tour. According to reports, the legendary musician will be putting down his guitar to embark on the 'Piano and a...

The Voice U.k. Representative Plays Down Boy George's Prince Joke

The Culture Club star hit headlines on Friday (30Oct15) after allegedly stunning his fellow judges and the studio audience with the racy admission during a recent taping of the hit show. The...

Rep For The Voice Says Boy George's Prince Claims Were Just A Joke

A rep for BBC talent series ‘The Voice’ has said that judge Boy George was just joking when he claimed he had slept with Prince during a live taping of the show. George’s comments have...

Boy George Sensationally Claims He Slept With Prince

‘The Voice’ judge Boy George brought filming for the BBC reality talent show to a halt by making the sensational claim that he once slept with Prince!The ‘80s pop star and Culture Club singer is...

Boy George's Prince Boast Halts The Voice - Report

The studio audience at the taping of the show went wild as the Culture Club star made the admission, which stopped the show as crew members raced to the singer to discuss his...

Prince Joins Instagram With Princestagram (And It Was Well Worth The Wait)

The famously social-media-shy Prince has just taken a giant leap into the 21st century, by setting up an Instagram account. The verified account called ‘Princestagram’, popped up just three days ago and is already one...

Beyoncé Steals Show At Tidal X Concert

Beyoncé stole the show at the Tidal X concert in New York on Tuesday night (20.10.15) by duetting with husband Jay Z and Nicki Minaj.Jay Z hosted the charity show at the Barclays Centre in...

Miguel Proud Of Prince Comparison

Miguel is proud to be compared to Prince but wants to ''carve'' his own name in the music business.The 'Coffee' hitmaker considers it a huge compliment for people to mention his name in the same...

Prince Pulls Out Of Star-studded Tidal Concert - Report

The Purple Rain icon was among the headliners for the big gig when the line-up was announced last month (Sep15), but it appears he has since scrapped the performance. Sources tell Pitchfork.com...

Prince Plays Free Intimate Gig For Basketball Champs

The Purple Rain icon is a big fan of the Minnesota Lynx sports side and he was thrilled when the stars won the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) championship on Wednesday evening (14Oct15)....

Prince Sings For Madonna

Prince performed for Madonna at his Paisley Park studios on Thursday night (08.10.15).The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker played a special late-night gig for just 33 fans and the 'Music' singer and her backing dancers, who headed...

Prince Serenades Madonna At Concert Afterparty

Reports suggest Prince's representatives sent out last-minute invites to just over 30 fans and local reporters to join the music legend at Paisley Park late on Thursday for an "extra special" event....

Fka Twigs Never Went To Concerts

FKA twigs never went to concerts as a youngster.The 27-year-old star - who is dating 'Twilight' actor Robert Pattinson - insisted she's never had much of an interest in celebrities so focused on her own...

Jay Z Announces Star-studded Gig

Jay Z has organised a star-studded concert to celebrate Tidal reaching 1 million subscribers.The 45-year-old rapper's music streaming service, which launched last March, has announced he and wife Beyoncé will headline Tidal X: 1020 Amplified...

Jay Z, Beyonce And Prince Among Headliners For Tidal Charity Show

Rap mogul Jay Z, one of the superstar investors in the artist-owned app, announced plans to stage a major party in his native Brooklyn on Tuesday (29Sep15), and a day later (30Sep15), the...

Jay-z Announces Massive Tidal: X 10/20 Concert Featuring Prince, Beyonce And Nicki Minaj

Jay-Z has just announced a huge concert titled Tidal X: 10/20, which will feature headline performances from the man himself as well as Prince and Beyonce. The gig is to celebrate Tidal hitting 1 million...

Tidal To Sell Physical Copies Of Prince's Album

Physical copies of Prince's new album will be sold through TIDAL.The streaming service has revealed the star's new LP, 'HITNRUN', which was released for streaming last week on the platform, will be available to purchase...

Tidal's Big Money Offer To Prince

Prince decided to release 'HITNRUN' on TIDAL because they offered to pay him what he ''felt it was worth''.The 57-year-old musician opted to share his latest album exclusively on Jay Z's streaming service and producer...

Lionel Richie's Temporary Adoption

Lionel Richie adopted Nicole Richie to help out his friends.The 'All Night Long' hitmaker has admitted he was only meant to be temporarily looking after the little girl, who was four at the time, but...

Prince: 'It's A Bad Time For Music'

Prince thinks it is a ''bad time for music''.The 57-year-old musician - who is preparing to release his new album 'HitnRun' this month - has admitted he is not impressed with the current crop of...

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