A new court filing by the Internal Revenue Service claims the estate of legendary singer Prince undervalued its worth by at least 50 percent.
Wendy Williams isn't happy that Taylor Swift won Artist of the Decade at the American Music Awards. The television host didn't hold back in her feelings about the pop stars' 29 AMAs and her place among other musical greats.
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Pearl Jam singer joins band for renditions of "Purple Rain" and "All Along the Watchtower" at Silverlake Conservatory of Music's annual fundraising concert
While Katy Perry thought Prince was “magic,” he apparently wasn’t a big fan of her music. And the same can be said about his feelings toward Ed Sheeran.
'The Prince Estate will never give permission to President Trump to use Prince's songs," the singer's estate says
"I’m spitting at him and he’s trying to punch me," O'Connor said of her "frightening experience" with the late singer.
This weekend marks the 35th anniversary of the release of “Purple Rain.” But talking to the film’s writer-director Albert Magnoli, it seems like yesterday — at least in terms of the level of detail that he brings to his recollections of the development and production of Prince’s masterpiece. Not only does the filmmaker remember all […]
It’s a rare singer-songwriter who can just give away undeniable hits like “Nothing Compares 2 U,” “Manic Monday” and “The Glamorous Life” to other artists, but that’s exactly what Prince did throughout his 40-year career. And on his birthday, June 7, the late artist’s estate, in partnership with Warner Bros. Records and Tidal, will release […]
Prince and Spike Lee are together again … as defendants in a lawsuit that claims the title song to the movie "Girl 6" was a ripoff of another artist's work. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, a guy named James Brandon claims he was part of a group named GOMAB. He claims in […]The post The Prince Estate and Spike Lee Sued Over 'Girl 6' appeared first on The Blast.
Universal Pictures has acquired the rights to a number of classic songs from Prince’s catalog and is developing an original film musical inspired by his music, using the songs to drive a fictional narrative. Insiders stress is that the film is not a biopic but an original story with Prince’s classic songs driving the plotline. […]
<strong>EXCLUSIVE:</strong> Ava DuVernay directed the film that opened the Smithsonian's National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., back in 2016, and now the <em>13th</em> and <em>Selma</em> helmer is aiming for another type of history with a documentary about Prince for Netflix. "Prince was a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses," the Oscar-nominated filmmaker told Deadline tonight of the <em> Purple Rain</em> star who died in April 2016. "He was like no other," DuVernay added…
Mobile dog-walking app Wag is hosting a Halloween costume contest for dog owners with some entries that anyone familiar with the movies, TV shows, and celebrities of 2018 would recognize.
UPDATED: As part of an agreement struck in June, the Prince Estate and Sony’s Legacy Recordings today launched their first round of catalog digital releases with a set of 23 albums originally issued between 1995 and 2010. The recordings, which include such popular albums as “The Gold Experience,” “3121” and “Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic” […]
Sure, we appreciate that person, but it also has to do with reliving the memories that we have associated with them. It's really more about us.
Superfans of the late singer can now bid on a variety of interesting personal items in a new auction.
A little over two years ago, The Voice and 20 Feet From Stardom diva Judith Hill’s life was struck by tragedy, when her mentor, Prince — producer of her acclaimed 2015 album, Back in Time — shockingly passed away at age 57. Both tracks have an uptown-funky vibe that seems directly influenced by His Purple Majesty, but Hill says that’s more of a subconscious artistic evolution than a deliberate decision. “It’s funny when people say that, because I don’t even know if or when that [happens],” Hill muses, citing the Staple Singers as a direct “On the Rocks” inspiration.
Despite a recent deal between the Prince estate and Tidal to debut the legend’s first posthumous album, the musician’s heirs are wanting out of Prince’s agreement with the streaming service.