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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

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Grammys 2017: Performances From Worst To Best

Some of us dared to dream that maybe the Grammys would have a good year this year. They'd nominated a diverse and often worthy group…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2017 - 11:19 am

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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

That Blocked New Prince EP Is On Tidal

It's the one year anniversary of Prince's death and an EP of some of unreleased tracks that was supposed to be out today in commemoration…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 21, 2017 - 11:29 am

Previously Unreleased Tracks On Prince’s Deluxe Edition Purple Rain Revealed

Today is the first anniversary of Prince's death, and it was also supposed to be the day of the release of Deliverance an EP of…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2017 - 9:54 am

Prince Sold More Albums Than Any Other Artist In 2016

In the year after Prince's death on April 21, 2016, the Purple One's catalog of albums and songs have sold a combined 7.7 million copies…
Ed Christman / Billboard | April 20, 2017 - 1:48 pm

Prince’s Estate Successfully Blocks EP That Was Coming Tonight

Tomorrow is the first anniversary of Prince's death, and we were supposed to get a new Prince EP. The indie label Rogue Music Alliance was…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2017 - 8:52 am

Prince’s Deliverance EP Hit With Legal Challenge

The planned release this Friday of a batch of fresh Prince songs has been hit with a legal challenge. Social media lit up…
Lars Brandle / Billboard | April 19, 2017 - 11:40 am

Stream Prince’s “Deliverance” From New EP Out Friday

This Friday, in honor of the one year anniversary of Prince's passing, Rogue Music Alliance is releasing Deliverance, an EP featuring six unreleased Prince songs…
Peter Helman | April 18, 2017 - 9:21 pm

Court Documents: Prince Obtained Oxycodone Prescribed In Friend’s Name, Hid Pills In Aspirin Bottles

As the investigation continues into Prince's death by a fentanyl overdose last year, newly unsealed court documents show that the late music legend was adept…
Andy Cush / Spin | April 17, 2017 - 6:17 pm
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