1. Sheila E. Reveals New Details About 'Girl Meets Boy' Album Inspired by Prince: 'It's Been Hard'

    July 22, 2016 4:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sheila E. 's new song, "Girl Meets Boy," is about her relationship with Prince . And there's a lot more where that came from. The musician will be releasing a two-disc set titled Girl Meets Boy  sometime this fall. Half of the al ...

  2. Prince's Italian Plagiarism Case Drags On

    July 20, 2016 3:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 The beleaguered estate of Prince could face further problems, this time from Italy.  As previously reported , an Italian court ruled that Prince’s 1994 hit, “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” was plagiarized from a 1983 song by two Italian write ...

  3. The Time Matt Damon Met Prince is a Perfect Prince Story

    July 19, 2016 9:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 In 2007, Matt Damon and Prince met for the first time and as Damon and his Bourne films co-star Julia Stiles recall it the experience made for a pretty awesome "Prince story." Prince's 'Purple Rain' Shirt and Jacket Sell for ...

  4. Lawyers May Have 'Potentially Relevant' Info on Prince Heirs

    July 14, 2016 2:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Minnesota law firm may have "potentially relevant" information for determining who should inherit Prince's estate, a judge said in an order released Wednesday that didn't hint at what that information might be, though one exper ...

  5. Chaka Khan Enter Rehab Over Prescription Drugs

    July 10, 2016 1:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chaka Khan and her sister have both entered a drug rehabilitation program to battle their addictions to prescription drugs, and Kahn says the death of her good friend Prince helped hasten her decision to get help. How Chaka Khan Ended Up Singing On ...

  6. Watch President Obama, Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monáe Sing 'Happy Birthday' at Fourth of July BBQ

    July 05, 2016 4:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 President Obama’s eldest daughter had an extra-special present on her 18th birthday: a round of “Happy Birthday” sung by her dad, with support from Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monáe . Malia Ann Obama shares her birthday with another big day – the Fou ...

  7. Prince's 'Purple Rain' Shirt and Jacket Sell for Over $96,000 Each

    July 04, 2016 4:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Prince’s Purple Rain jacket and silk shirt combo has sold for a not-so-princely sum.   The New Romantic-style ruffled ivory shirt worn by the late artist in the ‘80s film went at auction for nearly $100,000, more than 30 times its starting price ($3 ...

  8. Prince Online Museum Launches: See the Singer's Official Websites Spanning 20 Years

    July 04, 2016 1:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 An Internet archive of many of Prince ’s official websites from the past 20 years launches Monday (July 4). Titled the Prince Online Museum, the website ( http://princeonlinemuseum.com ) arrives exactly 10 years after Prince closed his award-winning ...

  9. Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, Prince & More: Essence's Michelle Ebanks Talks Memorable Festival Moments

    July 01, 2016 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 “It’s called delirium at this point,” says Michelle Ebanks with a laugh when recently asked how plans for the 2016 Essence Festival were coming along. “All things considered, this year is smooth sailing,” continues the president of Essence Communica ...

  10. Prince Estate Lawyers Get Deadline to Weigh In On DNA Tests

    June 28, 2016 9:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 A Minnesota judge overseeing the legal proceedings about Prince 's estate has set a deadline for attorneys to weigh in on protocols for genetic testing. Prince's 'Purple Rain' Jacket & Shirt to Be Auctioned Off on eBay In an ...

  11. Sheila E. Recounts Emotional Reunion With Prince Bandmates for BET Tribute: 'I Knew We Were Going to Sit and Cry'

    June 28, 2016 5:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was the moment the BET Awards audience had been waiting for the whole evening. Sheila E. ripping ferociously into the opening drum beats of “Housequake” signaled that the most personal of the night’s memorable Prince tributes was about to go down ...

  12. Prince Estate: Judge Sets Two-Week Deadline for Genetic Protocol Decision

    June 27, 2016 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 At a hearing in suburban Minneapolis this morning, attorneys representing Prince's siblings urged a Minnesota state judge to quickly approve a proposed procedure for demonstrating if a blood relationship to the late pop superstar exists. But a ...

  13. Sheila E Performs Prince Tribute at 2016 BET Awards

    Sheila E Performs Prince Tribute at 2016 BET Awards

    June 26, 2016 11:32 PM EDT Sheila E Performs Prince Tribute at 2016 BET Awards Videos Prince Brightcove ...

  14. Bilal Performs Prince Tribute at the 2016 BET Awards

    Bilal Performs Prince Tribute at the 2016 BET Awards

    June 26, 2016 8:55 PM EDT 4 0 0 Bilal Performs Prince Tribute at the 2016 BET Awards Videos Prince Brightcove ...

  15. BET Awards 2016: Erykah Badu & The Roots' Prince Tribute

    BET Awards 2016: Erykah Badu & The Roots' Prince Tribute

    June 26, 2016 8:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Erykah Badu and The Roots perform "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker" in honor of Prince Videos Prince Erykah Badu Brightcove ...

  16. Prince's Yellow Cloud Guitar Bought by Indianapolis Colts Owner

    June 26, 2016 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has purchased the Yellow Cloud electric guitar that Prince used in numerous concerts until the mid-1990s. Ringo Starr's First Drum Set Bought By Colts Owner For $1.7M The NFL football team owner and collector ...

  17. Minnesota Judge to Hold 2nd Hearing in Prince Estate Case

    June 26, 2016 11:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Prince estate case is headed back to a Minnesota courtroom. A judge will hold a hearing in suburban Minneapolis on Monday (June 27) regarding the procedures for determining who stands to inherit part of the rock superstar's fortune. Prince ...

  18. Prince Estate Judge Allows Media at Hearing, With Conditions

    June 22, 2016 10:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate is keeping cameras out of an upcoming hearing that could delve into claims about possible heirs to the late musician. Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide said Wednesday that reporters won' ...

  19. Judith Hill Was With Prince During Emergency Plane Landing: 'I Thought He Was Gone'

    June 21, 2016 9:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 The music icon died six days after the medical emergency. In a new interview with The New York Times , Prince prodigy Judith Hill reveals that she was with the late musician when his plane was forced to make an emergency landing on April 15, just si ...

  20. Key Prince Career Executives Retained For Estate Management

    June 17, 2016 5:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 The entertainment assets of Prince's estate will be managed by two key figures in his career. L. Londell McMillan, the artist's longtime attorney, manager and friend, and business executive Charles A. Koppelman have been chosen for the tas ...

  21. Prince's Estate Is Open for Business, Following Judge's Ruling

    June 08, 2016 6:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 The trust overseeing the late pop superstar's assets now has limited authority to hire entertainment industry experts to help manage his music holdings. Prince 's estate is open for business. A Minnesota state judge Wednesday (July 8) gran ...

  22. Here's a Rare Video of Prince Playing Basketball: Collaborator Breaks Down His Trash-Talkin' Game

    June 07, 2016 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On what would have been Prince's 58th birthday, onetime Paisley Park regular David Schwartz explores a forgotten side of his genius. Around the same time Prince began work on Purple Rain , American psychologist Howard Gardner released a book th ...

  23. Minnesota Governor Declares 'Prince Day' to Mark Late Star's Birthday

    June 06, 2016 5:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has declared Tuesday to be "Prince Day" in Minnesota to mark what would have been his 58th birthday . Prince died April 21 from an accidental overdose of the narcotic painkiller fentanyl. The governor's proc ...

  24. Spike Lee Throws Dance Party Ahead of Prince's Birthday

    June 04, 2016 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The dress code was purple, getting down was a requirement and plenty of people obliged as Prince was celebrated at a Spike Lee party ahead of what would have been the late legend's 58th birthday. Prince Died of Opioid Overdose, Tests Show Lee, ...

  25. How to Prove You're Related to Prince and How His Estate May Be Sliced Up

    June 03, 2016 12:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 When an estate as valuable as Prince’s is at stake, one can’t be too careful in weeding out spurious fortune-seekers claiming to be blood relatives, entitled to a slice of the pie. Bremer Trust, the court-appointed special administrator of Prince� ...

  26. Prince and America's Opioid Epidemic: Dr. Drew & Others Declare War

    June 02, 2016 2:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I've been screaming loudly about this for five years and complaining for 10," says the television personality. What's been rumored since Prince 's death on April 21 has now been reported as fact: Toxicology tests show the  ...

  27. Sinead O'Connor Search in Chicago Was Prompted by Concerned Doctor

    June 01, 2016 10:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 A search last month in suburban Chicago for Sinead O'Connor was launched after a doctor concerned about her welfare contacted authorities, according to police documents obtained Wednesday. The May 15 call prompted a search of hotels by 10 polic ...

  28. Madonna Shades BET Following Criticism Over Billboard Music Awards Tribute

    May 31, 2016 1:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna isn’t afraid of a little social media beef. After BET scoffed at her Prince tribute at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards , Madge responded last week with an earnest defense of her “Nothing Compares 2 U" and “Purple Rain” covers. Now, she’ ...

  29. Prince Estate Claimants Object to Undergoing Genetic Testing

    May 24, 2016 3:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two people claiming to be heirs of Prince 's estate are objecting to having to take blood and genetic tests to prove their relationship to the musician. Brianna Nelson and Jeannine Halloran, on behalf of her minor daughter, have filed estate cl ...

  30. Madonna Responds to Critics of Her Prince Tribute at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

    May 23, 2016 3:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sunday night (May 22) in Las Vegas, Madonna saluted her friend and collaborator  Prince  with a two-song performance at the Billboard Music Awards . Paying tribute to the late legend at the Las Vegas show, she performed “Nothing Compares 2 U" a ...

  31. Watch Celine Dion Reflect on Madonna's 'Incredible Job,' Her Own Tear-Jerking Performance at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

    May 23, 2016 12:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sunday night (May 22) in Las Vegas, Céline Dion wowed Billboard Music Awards viewers with a stirring, teary-eyed tribute to her late husband René Angélil . Just four months after he succumbed to cancer, Dion delivered an impassioned cover of Queen ’ ...

  32. The Weeknd Wins Big, Celine Dion & Kesha Deliver Powerful Performances at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2016 11:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 He didn't perform, but The Weeknd was the big winner at Sunday (May 22) night's  2016 Billboard Music Awards , taking home eight honors, including Top Hot 100 Artist and Top R&B Artist at the event, broadcast live from the T-Mobile Are ...

  33. Paul Stanley Talks About Nikki Sixx's 'Ludicrous' Slams on Gene Simmons and Why Prince Was a 'Genius'

    May 19, 2016 2:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's one thing for Paul Stanley to take Kissmate Gene Simmons to task. But woe be to anyone else who wants to do it -- and that means you, Nikki Sixx. With Kiss preparing for the worldwide May 25 screening of its Kiss Rocks Vegas concert film a ...

  34. Billboard Music Awards Sneak Peek: Madonna, Britney and More Major Moments to Expect

    May 19, 2016 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Artists planning to wear eyeliner to the 24th annual Billboard Music Awards on May 22 are best advised to invest in a tear-proof brand. "The show is going to be filled with a lot of emotion," says Mark Bracco, an executive producer of the ...

  35. Prince Bill Pulled From Minnesota Legislature Amid Concerns

    May 18, 2016 9:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 A Minnesota state lawmaker has decided to set aside a measure that would have clarified the rights of artists to control the commercial use of their names, likenesses and images, and extended those protections to heirs after a person's death. & ...

  36. Two Claim Share of Prince's Estate Through Half Brother

    May 18, 2016 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 The daughter and granddaughter of a man who claimed during his lifetime to have been  Prince’s   half-brother asked a Minnesota state court Wednesday to recognize them as heirs to the late pop superstar’s multi-million-dollar estate. Brianna and Vic ...

  37. Ty Dolla $ign Plays Coy About Kylie Jenner Kiss and More Insider Scoop

    May 17, 2016 12:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ty Dolla $ign Stays Mum on Kylie Jenner Kiss If rapper  Ty Dolla $ign and Kylie Jenner have a thing going on, he’s being awfully coy about it. On May 13, the “Blasé” rapper greeted a long line of fans at the HUF clothing flagship store in Los Angele ...

  38. David Bowie & Prince's Deaths Influenced Misfits' Reunion, Glenn Danzig Says

    May 17, 2016 11:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last week, the Misfits became the latest band to reunite its classic lineup for the festival circuit. Glenn Danzig , Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein will perform together for the first time since 1983 at Riot Fest stops in Denver and ...

  39. Prince Memorial Held at His Jehovah's Witnesses Church in Minneapolis

    May 15, 2016 8:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Security was tight as mourners packed a Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall on Sunday night for a memorial for megastar Prince , who worshipped there before he died last month. Madonna to Honor Prince at 2016 Billboard Music Awards Traffic cones l ...

  40. Beyonce Draws All-Star Crowd to Rose Bowl Concert in Los Angeles

    May 15, 2016 12:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Beyonce drew an all-star crowd to her Formation World Tour concert at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday night (May 14). Beyonce Pays Tribute to Prince, Dedicates 'Halo' to Jay Z as 'Formation World Tour' Kicks Off in Mi ...

  41. Prince Guitar to Be Auctioned in Beverly Hills

    May 14, 2016 4:44 PM EDT 0 0 0  A bright yellow, uniquely shaped guitar used by Prince to perform such tunes as "Cream" and "Gett Off" is going up for auction. Heritage Auctions is selling one of the late artist's "yellow cloud" electric guitars ...

  42. Prince's Autopsy, Toxicology Tests May Resolve Uncertainties

    May 12, 2016 8:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Prince 's autopsy, particularly the toxicology report, may clarify whether prescription painkillers played any part in his death. Determining whether the music superstar died of a drug overdose will likely involve not only tests of his blood, u ...

  43. Ruby Rose On Rihanna's Lips, Prince's Influence & Why She's Urban Decay's Beauty Spokeswoman: Exclusive

    May 12, 2016 2:30 PM EDT Inside a top-floor suite of New York’s Crosby Street Hotel, Ruby Rose has just wrapped a fashion photo shoot. She is poised and relaxed, sitting in an armchair with her short hair slicked back and cornrowed, wearing “ Slow Burn,” a rich red lip co ...

  44. Prince Investigators Seek Prescription Drug Sources, Says Official

    May 11, 2016 9:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 A law enforcement official says investigators looking into Prince's death are seeking to identify every doctor and pharmacy that may have supplied the singer prescription drugs, including online sources. Minnesota Doctor Prescribed Prince Drugs ...

  45. Madonna to Honor Prince at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

    May 11, 2016 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Queen of Pop will pay homage to another member of music royalty, Prince , at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Organizers today announced Madonna's  participation in what promises to be one of the highlights of this year’s BBMAs. The legenda ...

  46. Prince's Heirs Apparent: A Look At The Siblings Who Stand To Inherit His Fortune

    May 11, 2016 11:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Prince’s relationship with his family was never simple. His parents had children from several marriages, and over the years these eight brothers and sisters fell in and out of favor with their famous family member. Now, following Prince’s unexpected ...

  47. Gene Simmons Apologizes for Comments About Prince's Death

    May 11, 2016 6:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gene Simmons has apologized for his latest barbs aimed at the late music great Prince .  The outspoken Kiss bassplayer admits he faced a backlash from his own family after remarking on Prince’s shock death at 57. Simmons' interview with Newswee ...

  48. Active Investigation Underway at Prince's Paisley Park Home

    May 10, 2016 8:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Detectives are revisiting the scene at Paisley Park as a component of a complete investigation." The law enforcement activity at Prince 's Paisley Park compound is standard protocol, according to the Carver County Sheriff's Offi ...

  49. Gene Simmons on Prince's Death: 'How Pathetic That He Killed Himself'

    May 10, 2016 4:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 UPDATE:  Kiss guitarist Paul Stanley has apologized for Simmons' comments, calling them "cold" and "clueless." Embarrassed by cold clueless statements re Prince's death. Without all the facts better to say nothing. My a ...

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