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We Regret To Inform You That Imagine Dragons Are Still Popular

Not so long ago it was practically impossible to be an American media consumer without hearing "Radioactive." At a time when earnest shout-along rock music…
Chris DeVille | July 6, 2017 - 1:23 pm

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The 10 Most Memorable “Purple Rain” Covers In A Year Without Prince

Prince was far more than just "Purple Rain." He could write an amazing ballad with the best of them, but his career was always such…
Nate Patrin | April 21, 2017 - 2:21 pm

Counting Down

Prince Albums Ranked

"Considering Prince's continued vitality and infamous vaults, he's probably got another few lifetimes' worth of music ahead of him, too." That's how I closed my
Brad Shoup | April 21, 2017 - 10:27 am

More Prince stories

Watch Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Sing Prince’s “Erotic City” With The Revolution

Prince's iconic backing band the Revolution recently reunited to play a number of tribute shows, and last night, they performed at Minneapolis' Rock The Garden…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2017 - 10:56 am

Court Voids Universal $31 Million Deal With Prince Estate

Universal Music Group will get its $31 million back from the Prince estate, according to a court order issued Thursday.
Hannah Karp / Billboard | July 13, 2017 - 7:31 pm

John Blackwell, Drummer For Prince And Justin Timberlake, Dead At 43

John Blackwell Jr., best known for his work as a drummer for Prince, has died. He was 43.
Ashley Iasimone/Billboard | July 5, 2017 - 10:28 am

Stream Prince Purple Rain Deluxe – Expanded Edition

Prince's Purple Rain has been reissued, and the new expanded edition of the classic album includes previously unreleased songs. We've already heard "Electric Intercourse," "Our
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 23, 2017 - 12:07 am

Minnesota Twins Celebrate Prince Night With Umbrellas, Fireworks, & A Lot Of Purple

The Minnesota Twins honored the late Minnesota hero Prince by turning last night's game against the Cleveland Indians into an official Prince Night celebration. Prince…
Peter Helman | June 17, 2017 - 11:47 am

Prince – “Father’s Song”

Next week, Prince's Purple Rain is getting reissued in Deluxe and Deluxe Expanded Edition formats, and they contain some previously unreleased songs. We've already heard…
James Rettig | June 16, 2017 - 9:32 am

Prince Heirs’ Battle Over Vault Begins As Universal Seeks $31 Million Refund

The Prince​ estate is gearing up for courtroom fireworks at a hearing next week on a motion to void its $31 million deal with Universal…
Hannah Karp / Billboard | June 8, 2017 - 11:18 am

Stream Prince’s Previously Unreleased “Our Destiny/Roadhouse Garden”

Next month, Prince's Purple Rain is getting reissued in Deluxe and Deluxe Expanded Edition formats, and they contain some previously unreleased songs. We already heard…
James Rettig | May 12, 2017 - 10:07 am

Universal Demands Cancellation Of $30 Million Deal With Prince Estate

Universal Music Group has demanded that its $31 million deal with the Prince estate involving the late icon's recorded-music catalog be canceled and the money…
Dan Rys / Billboard | May 11, 2017 - 10:02 am

Prince’s Family Is Developing A Reality Show

During his lifetime, Prince was one of our most enigmatic, mysterious pop-music presences. So it's uniquely depressing to learn that the members of his family…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2017 - 10:14 am

Stream Prince’s Previously Unreleased Purple Rain Outtake “Electric Intercourse”

The posthumous raiding of Prince's vault is well underway, and with it comes the previously reported Purple Rain reissue in Deluxe and Deluxe - Expanded
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2017 - 9:21 am

The Minnesota Twins Announce Prince Night

Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of Prince's death, and the Minnesota Twins have decided to honor the Purple One's legacy with a "Prince Night" celebration…
Peter Helman | April 22, 2017 - 5:27 pm

Sufjan Stevens Remembers Prince On The Anniversary Of His Death

Prince died one year ago today, and Sufjan Stevens has shared a memory on his Tumblr about a time that he saw Prince in Sydney…
James Rettig | April 21, 2017 - 5:04 pm
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