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‘Lost child’ Mariah Carey

‘Lost child’ Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey still feels like a "lost child". The 49-year-old star was honoured with the prestigious Icon Award at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday (01.05.19) but admitted she doesn’t "think of [herself] as an Icon because she only turned to music as a way to "survive" and feel less of an outsider. She said in an... »

Prince estate to release new LP originals

Prince estate to release new LP originals

Prince’s estate are set to release the new album ‘Originals’. The 15-track record is largely comprised of previously unreleased cuts which the late music icon composed for other artists between 1981 and 1991. The songs have been handpicked by music industry veteran Troy Carter on behalf of the ‘Raspberry Beret’ hitmaker’s estate with rap superstar Jay-Z, whose s... »

Mariah Carey to receive Icon Award at 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Mariah Carey to receive Icon Award at 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Mariah Carey will be honoured with the Icon Award at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. The ‘Hero’ hitmaker will be bestowed with the prestigious accolade at the Kelly Clarkson-hosted ceremony at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1, where she will also perform a medley of her greatest hits. Mariah, 49, follows in the footsteps of last year’s recipient Janet Jackson, an... »

Rare Prince mixtap announced for Record Store Day 2019

Rare Prince mixtap announced for Record Store Day 2019

Prince’s rare mixtape ‘The VERSACE Experience’ is being released on cassette for Record Store Day 2019. The exclusive record – which was originally distributed as a promotional cassette in 1995 for attendees at Paris Fashion Week – included special remixes, segues, and sequencing overseen by the late pop icon himself. ‘The VERSACE Experience: PRELUDE 2 GOLD̵... »

Christine + The Queens thinks music is becoming more progressive

Christine + The Queens thinks music is becoming more progressive

Christine & The Queens’ Héloïse Letissier believes pop can tackle LGBTQ subjects "without being questioned". The 30-year-old singer – who identifies as pansexual, meaning she is attracted to a person regardless of their sex or gender identity – feels the music industry has always been progressive but she thinks it’s becoming "more nuanced" and more a... »

Chaka Khan: I don’t listen to music

Chaka Khan: I don’t listen to music

Chaka Khan doesn’t listen to music. The 65-year-old singer has revealed she’s made a conscious decision to stop listening to music, because she now considers it to just be her "job". She said: "I don’t listen to music at all. Because that’s my job. Do you go home and do interviews with your cat? The last thing I do is music when I’m home." Chaka ha... »

Chaka Khan never knew Prince had pill addiction

Chaka Khan never knew Prince had pill addiction

Chaka Khan never had any "indication" that Prince had an addiction to prescription pain medication. The Queen of Funk – whose biggest hit ‘I Feel For You’ was written by the late pop legend – has revealed that finding out the ‘Purple Rain’ singer had died from an opioid overdose in April 2016 at the age of 57 came as a complete shock to her, because ot... »

Prince celebrated with social media pages and GIFs

Prince celebrated with social media pages and GIFs

Prince’s estate has launched social media accounts for the late music legend to celebrate his legacy. The ‘Purple Rain’ hitmaker’s fans can now check out content about his music and life on Twitter and Instagram by following the username @Prince, which features some of his famous quotes and photography from his career. The iconic star – who died in April 2016, at the ... »

Chaka Khan: Prince’s death was wake-up call to get help

Chaka Khan: Prince’s death was wake-up call to get help

Chaka Khan says Prince’s death was a wake-up call to get help for her own addictions. The Queen of Funk – whose biggest hit ‘I Feel For You’ was written by the late singer – revealed that finding out he had died from an overdose in April 2016 made her realise she had to make changes in her own life. Speaking to The Sun newspaper, she added: "I’ve had proble... »

Nicolas Cage: I’m still inspired by Prince

Nicolas Cage: I’m still inspired by Prince

Nicolas Cage continues to feel inspired by Prince. The 54-year-old actor has revealed he still bases many of his decisions on the late singer’s unique approach to life – even though he barely knew him. Nicolas explained: "It’s no secret that I’ve been, and still am, a huge fan of Prince. I thought, like many of us, that he was a pure artist. "I would and still do ... »

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