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Delfonics Frontman William 'Poogie' Hart' Dies Aged 77

Delfonics lead singer William 'Poogie' Hart has died aged 77.The founding member of the hugely influential and much-sampled soul band - whose 1968 hit ‘La-La (Means I Love You)’ was covered by Prince and the...

Jack White Confirms Plans To 'Re Edit' And Release Lost Prince Album Camille

Jack White has confirmed plans to "re-edit" Prince's album 'Camille' as the late legend "originally planned".Earlier this year, the 46-year-old musician's Third Man Records secured the rights to release the lost 1986 record under his...

Jack White Was Given Advice On Playing Guitar By Prince

Jack White was given advice on playing guitar by Prince.The 46-year-old star - best known as a member of The White Stripes - got the chance to meet the late music legend at a show...

H.e.r. 'At A Loss Of Words' Performing With Lenny Kravitz At The Grammys

H.E.R. found it surreal performing with Lenny Kravitz at the Grammys.The 24-year-old singer was "at a loss for words" getting to share a stage with her idol at the ceremony at Las Vegas' MGM Grand...

Prince's Unreleased Lp Camille Is Coming To Third Man Records

Prince's 'Camille' album is set to be released via Jack White's Third Man Records.The late 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker's unreleased LP was recorded in 1986, under the feminine pseudonym Camille, with Prince singing in a higher-pitched...

Rare Promo Tape Of Prince's The Black Album Up For Sale

A rare promo tape of Prince‘s ‘The Black Album’ is up for sale.Originally intended for release in 1987, the late 'Purple Rain' hitmaker requested the LP be pulled days before its release because he thought...

Diane Warren Moans About How 'Data-driven' The Music Industry Has Become

Diane Warren hates how "data-driven" the music industry is these days.The songwriter to the stars - who has penned hits for the likes of Britney Spears, Celine Dion, and Lady Gaga - doesn't understand why...

Album Of The Week: The 30th Anniversary Of 'Diamonds And Pearls' By Prince And The New Power Generation

On the 1st October 1991 Prince, together with a new backing band - The New Power Generation, released his 13th full length studio album - Diamonds and Pearls. The 13 track record had a lighter,...

Damon Albarn Regrets Missing David Bowie Collaboration

Damon Albarn "regrets" not making an album with the late David Bowie.The Blur frontman was "summonsed" to see the 'Heroes' hitmaker - who died of cancer in 2016 - to discuss the possibility of joining...

Prince Was In 'Such Good Spirits' Making Welcome 2 America

Prince was in "such good spirits" recording his lost album 'Welcome 2 America'.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker's estate and Sony's Legacy Recordings have released the posthumous LP, which was recorded by the late music legend in...

Album Of The Week: The 37th Anniversary Of 'Purple Rain' By Prince

On the 25th June 1984 Prince released an album that would super-charge his popularity and elevate his status beyond imagination. Prince's sixth album, Purple Rain, would truly put Prince Rogers Nelson on the world stage...

Sinead O'connor Announces Retirement From Music And Touring

Sinead O'Connor has announced her retirement from music and touring.The 54-year-old singer revealed in a series of Twitter posts that she is walking away from the music industry because she is "tired" and that her...

Sinead O’Connor Announces New Album No Veteran Dies Alone

Sinead O’Connor has announced her first album in eight years.The 'Nothing Compares 2 U' hitmaker will release 'No Veteran Dies Alone' in early 2022.Sinead has shared a few details about the upcoming follow-up to 2014's...

Previously Unreleased Prince Song Born 2 Die Released

Previously unreleased Prince song 'Born 2 Die' has been released.The Prince Estate has shared the second single from the upcoming album, 'Welcome 2 America', following the release of the title track in April.The late music...

Prince's Shoe Collection Go On Display For Limited Time At Paisley Park

Prince's shoe collection is set to go on display at Paisley Park.'The Beautiful Collection: Prince’s Custom Shoes' exhibition will see 300 pairs of the late music icon's prized footwear showcased at his former residence-turned museum...

Urban Decay Announces Prince Capsule Collection

The Prince Estate and Urban Decay have teased an upcoming capsule collection.Fans of the late Purple One can expect “never-before-seen essentials inspired by [Prince’s] iconic style and unparalleled self-expression.”The limited-edition products will arrive on May...

Prince Album To Be Released On July 30

A previously unreleased Prince album will be unveiled on July 30.The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker's estate has announced that there will be new music from the legendary singer - who passed away in April 2016 at...

The Floral One: Prince Requested $10,000 Worth Of Flowers For Gig Rider

Prince once requested $10,000 worth of flowers on his rider for one of his concerts.The late 'Purple Rain' hitmaker - who died at the age of 57 of an accidental fentanyl overdose in 2016 -...

Paisley Park Estate To Open Its Door To Prince Fans On The Fifth Anniversary Of Music Icon's Death

Prince's fans will be allowed to visit the late music icon's Paisley Park estate to pay their respects on the fifth anniversary of his death.The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker tragically passed away on April 21, 2016,...

When Doves Cry: Prince's Beloved White Dove Divinity Has Died

Prince's beloved white dove, Divinity, has died.The late 'When Doves Cry' hitmaker's Paisley Park Estate has announced the female bird previously owned by the late music legend - who passed away in April 2016 at...

Kylie Minogue And Prince Almost Recorded A Song Together

Kylie Minogue and Prince nearly recorded a song together in the early 1990s.The 'I Should Be So Lucky' hitmaker met the 'Purple Rain' singer - who sadly died in 2016 - after a show at...

Celebrating Black History Month: Are These The Greatest Black Artists Of All Time?

The annual celebration encourages us to honour black people and recognise their significant contributions to history, a key contributor being their extraordinary influence on the music industry.Whether you focus on Jimi Hendrix or Aretha Franklin,...

Prince's 1987 New Year's Eve Show Premiering On Youtube

Prince's 1987 New Year's Eve Benefit Concert will premiere on YouTube this week.The late 'Purple Rain' legend's estate have decided to release the Paisley Park concert, which was the final gig of his 'Sign O'...

Jason Derulo: I Loved Lockdown Life

Jason Derulo had more fun than ever during the coronavirus lockdown.The 30-year-old singer has admitted that although the lockdown proved to be ''a hard time for a lot of people'', he relished the opportunity to...

Sheila E And Prince Made Hundreds Of Unreleased Songs

Sheila E worked on hundreds of unreleased songs with Prince.The 62-year-old singer started working with the late icon in 1984 on his album 'Purple Rain', and she relished the experience of being in the studio...

Melanie C's Dream Music Festival

Melanie C's dream music festival would feature Freddie Mercury, Beyonce and The Beatles.The 46-year-old Spice Girls star revealed she would love to see the late star Mercury headline, with Beyonce, The Beatles, Prince, Arctic Monkeys...

Prince's Sign O' The Times Album To Get Expanded Reissue

Prince's 'Sign o' the Times' is set for an expanded reissue featuring over 60 unreleased audio tracks.The estate of the iconic late musician - who passed away in 2016 - has teamed up with Warner...

'Lost' Cloud Guitar Owned By Prince Expected To Fetch £1m

A previously ''lost'' guitar used by late music legend Prince on his 'Purple Rain' tour is expected to fetch £1 million at auction. The custom electric blue instrument was one of four ''cloud'' guitars created...

Prince Estate Shares Message On Intolerance

Prince's estate have shared a hand-written note condemning ''intolerance'' from the late singer.The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker - who died from an accidental overdose in 2016 - would have turned 62 on Sunday (07.06.20) and to...

Prince 'Was Not An Easy Master'

Ken Ehrlich says Prince ''was not an easy master''.Ken served as the producer on 'Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince' but admitted that balancing the interests of different people who were part of...

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