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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... »

Chaka Khan releases first song in 11 years

Chaka Khan releases first song in 11 years

Chaka Khan has released her first new music in 11 years, ‘Like Sugar’ produced by Major Lazer’s Switch. The 65-year-old music legend – who is often dubbed The Queen of Funk – has unveiled the brand new track on the Grammy-nominated studio wizard’s new label imprint, Diary Records, which will be home to the ‘I’m Every Woman’ hitmaker’s fir... »

Nile Rodgers axed song about Prince from Chic LP

Nile Rodgers axed song about Prince from Chic LP

Nile Rodgers axed a song he’d written about his late friend Prince from Chic’s new album. The 65-year-old musician recorded a "super jazzy" number in honour of the late music icon, who had advised him to honour his roots as a jazz guitarist and release a record in that vein, but following the ‘Purple Rain’ hitmaker’s death in April 2015, Rodgers didn’t... »

Miguel to tour North America this year

Miguel to tour North America this year

Miguel will tour North America in the late summer. The 32-year-old rapper only wrapped up his ‘War & Leisure’ trek, which he arranged to promote his album of the same name, a few months ago, but it seems he can’t stay in one place for too long as he’s announced a new 26-date tour in August. The ‘Ascension’ tour will kick off with a show in Boston on August 2... »

Prince’s estate announce new album

Prince’s estate announce new album

Prince’s estate have announced the release of a new album to celebrate what would have been the late star’s 60th birthday. The ‘Purple Rain’ hitmaker tragically passed away in April 2016 at the age of 57, and on Thursday (07.06.18) – when the star would have turned 60 – his estate have announced they will release a new record entitled ‘Piano & A Microp... »

Lionel Richie’s Endless Diana Ross plea

Lionel Richie’s Endless Diana Ross plea

Lionel Richie claimed he’s been asking Diana Ross to perform ‘Endless Love’ with him for "37 years" as he played the Hampton Court Palace Festival in London on Wednesday night (06.06.18). The two music legends recorded the song back in 1981 for Motown as the theme song for Franco Zeffirelli’s film of the same name and it went on to become a global hit. During his ... »

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