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Nile Rodgers thanks stars who’ve impacted his life on new Chic LP

Nile Rodgers thanks stars who’ve impacted his life on new Chic LP

Chic’s new album ‘It’s About Time’ pays homage to all of the stars who impacted Nile Rodgers’ life. The ‘Le Freak’ hitmaker delayed the release of the disco group’s first record in 24 years following the death of his famous friends and collaborators, Davie Bowie and Prince, and he also axed tribute songs to the music legends, causing the "narrat... »

Maroon 5 to headline 2019 Super Bowl halftime show?

Maroon 5 to headline 2019 Super Bowl halftime show?

Maroon 5 will reportedly headline the Super Bowl LIII halftime show in 2019. The ‘Sugar’ rockers – comprised of Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton, and Sam Farrar – are said to be the act topping the bill at next year’s Super Bowl, which will take place in Atlanta, Georgia on February 3rd, 2019. Two sources confirmed t... »

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince features original arranger

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince features original arranger

Questlove’s ’4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince’ concert will feature the late music icon’s original arranger Brent Fischer. The 47-year-old star has curated the forthcoming one-day event, described as "the first and only official Estate approved symphonic presentation of Prince’s music", which is to be held at London’s Royal Albert Hall on December... »

Prince’s family file new wrongful death lawsuit

Prince’s family file new wrongful death lawsuit

Prince’s family have filed a lawsuit against the doctor who prescribed him pain medication. The ‘Purple Rain’ hitmaker passed away on April 21, 2016, at the age of 57, after an accidental Fentanyl overdose and the music legend’s home was laden with pills prescribed to Peter Bravestrong, which was believed to be the alias Prince went under to maintain his privacy. PrinceR... »

Spike Lee directs music video for unreleased Prince track

Spike Lee directs music video for unreleased Prince track

Spike Lee has directed a music video for Prince’s previously unreleased track ‘Mary Don’t You Weep’. The song features during the end credits of Spike’s latest movie, ‘BlacKkKlansman’, and Spike has decided to create a video that features scenes and stills from the film. The video includes real-life hero Ron Stallworth – who is played by actor John D... »

Prince’s 23 albums released on streaming services

Prince’s 23 albums released on streaming services

Prince’s estate have released 23 of the late music icon’s albums on major streaming services today (17.08.19). The ‘Purple Rain’ singer – who died last April at the age of 57 from a fentanyl overdose at his Paisley Park estate – pulled all of his music from Spotify and Apple Music in 2015 leaving it only on Jay-Z’s TIDAL platform, before removing it entire... »

Morris Hayes planning Prince tribute festival

Morris Hayes planning Prince tribute festival

New Power Generation’s Morris Hayes is planning a festival in honour of Prince. The 55-year-old musician was a member of the late ‘Purple Rain’ hitmaker’s backing group for many years appearing on several albums, most notably 1991′s ‘Diamonds and Pearls’, and toured with him extensively. He claims to have discussed the idea of holding a special one-off eve... »

Beverley Knight to sing with the New Power Generation

Beverley Knight to sing with the New Power Generation

Beverley Knight is to join the New Power Generation for the band’s London show. The R&B star has been announced as the special guest for the group’s concert at the Indigo at The O2 on August 2, which will see them play a set of Prince’s music in honour of the late pop legend. It was 11 years ago when Beverley joined Prince on stage when he played an after-show gig at the venu... »

New Power Generation to make new album

New Power Generation to make new album

Morris Hayes has revealed that the New Power Generation are going to record a new album. The band were Prince’s backing group for many years appearing on several albums, most notably 1991′s ‘Diamonds and Pearls’, and toured with him extensively. Since the ‘Purple Rain’ hitmaker’s untimely death in April 2016 at the age of 57 the band – which includes... »

Gwen Stefani envies Jennifer Lopez

Gwen Stefani envies Jennifer Lopez

Gwen Stefani is "envious" of Jennifer Lopez’s dancing skills – and her beauty. The No Doubt frontwoman is following in the footsteps of the ‘On the Floor’ hitmaker by staging her Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino’s Zappos Theatre and she’s a big fan of the ‘Shades of Blue’ actress. She said: "I love her so muc... »

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