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  • Minnesota prosecutor won't file charges in Prince's death

    Minnesota prosecutor won't file charges in Prince's death

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:01:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:26:35 GMT

    No criminal charges will be filed in Prince's death, and evidence shows that the musician thought he was taking a common painkiller instead of a counterfeit pill containing the fentanyl that killed him, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday.

     

    No criminal charges will be filed in Prince's death, and evidence shows that the musician thought he was taking a common painkiller instead of a counterfeit pill containing the fentanyl that killed him, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday.

     
  • Judge declares Prince's 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

    Judge declares Prince's 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

    Friday, May 19 2017 2:55 PM EDT2017-05-19 18:55:54 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 2:55 PM EDT2017-05-19 18:55:54 GMT

    A Minnesota judge has ruled that Prince's six siblings are the heirs to his estate, more than a year after the pop superstar died of a drug overdose.

     

    A Minnesota judge has ruled that Prince's six siblings are the heirs to his estate, more than a year after the pop superstar died of a drug overdose.

     
  • 1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution

    1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:43 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:43:11 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:48:31 GMT

    For members of Prince's 1980s backing band The Revolution, reuniting and hitting the road for a spring U.S. tour is how they are coping with the "Purple Rain" pop superstar's unexpected death a year ago.

     

    For members of Prince's 1980s backing band The Revolution, reuniting and hitting the road for a spring U.S. tour is how they are coping with the "Purple Rain" pop superstar's unexpected death a year ago.

     
  • Prince left behind a treasure trove to see at Paisley Park

    Prince left behind a treasure trove to see at Paisley Park

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-04-18 18:49:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-04-18 19:34:53 GMT

    One visit to the sprawling Minnesota recording complex that Prince called home may not be enough.

     

    One visit to the sprawling Minnesota recording complex that Prince called home may not be enough.

     
  • Prince's Warner Bros. catalog goes to all streaming services

    Prince's Warner Bros. catalog goes to all streaming services

    Monday, February 13 2017 1:31 PM EST2017-02-13 18:31:53 GMT
    Monday, February 13 2017 1:31 PM EST2017-02-13 18:31:53 GMT

    Tidal's exclusive streaming rights to Prince's Warner Bros. Records catalog is over.

     

    Tidal's exclusive streaming rights to Prince's Warner Bros. Records catalog is over.

     
  • Paisley Park visitors will see Prince's studio and mementoes

    Paisley Park visitors will see Prince's studio and mementoes

    Wednesday, October 5 2016 4:24 PM EDT2016-10-05 20:24:57 GMT
    Wednesday, October 5 2016 4:34 PM EDT2016-10-05 20:34:17 GMT

    Prince's handwritten notes still sit out in the control room of Studio A at Paisley Park, where he recorded some of his greatest hits and was working on a jazz album before he died.

     

    Prince's handwritten notes still sit out in the control room of Studio A at Paisley Park, where he recorded some of his greatest hits and was working on a jazz album before he died.

     
  • Wanted: Tour guides, security for Prince's Paisley Park

    Wanted: Tour guides, security for Prince's Paisley Park

    Tuesday, September 6 2016 2:24 PM EDT2016-09-06 18:24:06 GMT
    Tuesday, September 6 2016 2:26 PM EDT2016-09-06 18:26:01 GMT

    Paisley Park needs employees to handle the hordes of fans expected to visit Prince's private estate and studio complex in suburban Minneapolis when it opens for public tours Oct. 6.

     

    Paisley Park needs employees to handle the hordes of fans expected to visit Prince's private estate and studio complex in suburban Minneapolis when it opens for public tours Oct. 6.

     
  • Medical examiner: Prince died of accidental overdose of powerful painkiller fentanyl

    Medical examiner: Prince died of accidental overdose of powerful painkiller fentanyl

    Thursday, June 2 2016 12:09 PM EDT2016-06-02 16:09:17 GMT
    Thursday, June 2 2016 4:59 PM EDT2016-06-02 20:59:30 GMT

    Prince died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a powerful opioid painkiller that is up to 50 times more potent than heroin, autopsy results released Thursday show.

     

    Prince died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a powerful opioid painkiller that is up to 50 times more potent than heroin, autopsy results released Thursday show.

     
  • Warrant: Minnesota doctor saw Prince, prescribed drugs

    Warrant: Minnesota doctor saw Prince, prescribed drugs

    Wednesday, May 11 2016 11:19 AM EDT2016-05-11 15:19:03 GMT
    Wednesday, May 11 2016 11:19 AM EDT2016-05-11 15:19:03 GMT

    A Minnesota doctor saw Prince twice in the month before his death — including the day before he died — and prescribed him medication, according to contents of a search warrant that were revealed as authorities returned to the musician's suburban Minneapolis estate as part of their investigation into what killed him.

     

    A Minnesota doctor saw Prince twice in the month before his death — including the day before he died — and prescribed him medication, according to contents of a search warrant that were revealed as authorities returned to the musician's suburban Minneapolis estate as part of their investigation into what killed him.

     
  • Colorado inmate claims Prince is his father, seeks DNA test

    Colorado inmate claims Prince is his father, seeks DNA test

    Tuesday, May 10 2016 1:42 PM EDT2016-05-10 17:42:13 GMT
    Tuesday, May 10 2016 1:42 PM EDT2016-05-10 17:42:13 GMT

    A Colorado inmate has filed a paternity claim with a Minnesota court against the estate of Prince, claiming the musician is his biological father.

     

    A Colorado inmate has filed a paternity claim with a Minnesota court against the estate of Prince, claiming the musician is his biological father.

     
  • Prince death sparks Minnesota bill to clarify artist rights

    Prince death sparks Minnesota bill to clarify artist rights

    Tuesday, May 10 2016 10:15 AM EDT2016-05-10 14:15:20 GMT
    Tuesday, May 10 2016 10:15 AM EDT2016-05-10 14:15:19 GMT

    In the wake of Prince's death, legislative committees in Minnesota are planning hearings to clarify the rights of artists to control the commercial use of their names, likenesses and images, and to extend those protections to their heirs.

     

    In the wake of Prince's death, legislative committees in Minnesota are planning hearings to clarify the rights of artists to control the commercial use of their names, likenesses and images, and to extend those protections to their heirs.

     
  • Stevie Wonder, Eric Benet, more honor Prince in Los Angeles

    Stevie Wonder, Eric Benet, more honor Prince in Los Angeles

    Saturday, May 7 2016 9:00 PM EDT2016-05-08 01:00:34 GMT
    Sunday, May 8 2016 2:32 PM EDT2016-05-08 18:32:03 GMT

    Stevie Wonder, Faith Evans, Aloe Blacc and Eric Benet paid tribute to Prince with words and music at a public memorial Friday in Los Angeles.

     

    Stevie Wonder, Faith Evans, Aloe Blacc and Eric Benet paid tribute to Prince with words and music at a public memorial Friday in Los Angeles.

     
  • Judge confirms administrator for Prince's estate

    Judge confirms administrator for Prince's estate

    Monday, May 2 2016 1:09 PM EDT2016-05-02 17:09:23 GMT
    Monday, May 2 2016 1:09 PM EDT2016-05-02 17:09:22 GMT

    A Minnesota judge on Monday confirmed the appointment of a special administrator to oversee the settlement of Prince's estate.

     

    A Minnesota judge on Monday confirmed the appointment of a special administrator to oversee the settlement of Prince's estate.

     
  • Longtime chef: Prince fought throat, stomach pains recently

    Longtime chef: Prince fought throat, stomach pains recently

    Sunday, May 1 2016 3:30 PM EDT2016-05-01 19:30:19 GMT
    Monday, May 2 2016 12:02 PM EDT2016-05-02 16:02:41 GMT

    On stage, Prince was still captivating audiences at recent performances in Australia and California. He hosted a pop-up party at his Paisley Park studio, and there were few outward signs in his final months that anything was wrong.

     

    On stage, Prince was still captivating audiences at recent performances in Australia and California. He hosted a pop-up party at his Paisley Park studio, and there were few outward signs in his final months that anything was wrong.

     
  • Reports: Prescription drugs found with Prince at death scene

    Reports: Prescription drugs found with Prince at death scene

    Thursday, April 28 2016 12:39 PM EDT2016-04-28 16:39:24 GMT
    Thursday, April 28 2016 1:17 PM EDT2016-04-28 17:17:10 GMT

    Prescription drugs were discovered with Prince when he was found dead in his Paisley Park home in suburban Minneapolis, several news organizations reported.

     

    Prescription drugs were discovered with Prince when he was found dead in his Paisley Park home in suburban Minneapolis, several news organizations reported.

     
  • Prince's sister says musician had no known will

    Prince's sister says musician had no known will

    Tuesday, April 26 2016 1:10 PM EDT2016-04-26 17:10:39 GMT
    Wednesday, April 27 2016 1:55 PM EDT2016-04-27 17:55:10 GMT

    Prince's sister says the superstar musician had no known will and filed paperwork Tuesday asking a Minneapolis court appoint a special administrator to oversee his estate.

     

    Prince's sister says the superstar musician had no known will and filed paperwork Tuesday asking a Minneapolis court appoint a special administrator to oversee his estate.

     
  • James Corden's tribute to Prince

    James Corden's tribute to Prince

    Monday, April 25 2016 3:18 PM EDT2016-04-25 19:18:09 GMT
    Monday, April 25 2016 3:18 PM EDT2016-04-25 19:18:09 GMT

    James Corden takes a moment to honor the life and music of the truly unique artist, Prince. 

     

    James Corden takes a moment to honor the life and music of the truly unique artist, Prince. 

     
  • Prince was a one-man band and a friend to many others

    Prince was a one-man band and a friend to many others

    Monday, April 25 2016 1:08 PM EDT2016-04-25 17:08:07 GMT
    Monday, April 25 2016 1:08 PM EDT2016-04-25 17:08:07 GMT

    On his own, Prince was a revolutionary recording artist and one-man band.

     

    On his own, Prince was a revolutionary recording artist and one-man band.

     
  • Beyond music, Prince's legacy includes black activism

    Beyond music, Prince's legacy includes black activism

    Sunday, April 24 2016 4:55 PM EDT2016-04-24 20:55:08 GMT
    Sunday, April 24 2016 4:55 PM EDT2016-04-24 20:55:08 GMT

    Prince accepted a standing ovation as he strolled out carrying a cane and rocking an Afro to present the 2015 Grammy for album of the year. Then he stole the show with a line that reminded everyone he was more than just a pop superstar; he was a black activist.

     

    Prince accepted a standing ovation as he strolled out carrying a cane and rocking an Afro to present the 2015 Grammy for album of the year. Then he stole the show with a line that reminded everyone he was more than just a pop superstar; he was a black activist.

     
  • Prince's death raises numerous questions about prior health

    Prince's death raises numerous questions about prior health

    Friday, April 22 2016 9:04 AM EDT2016-04-22 13:04:08 GMT
    Sunday, April 24 2016 1:54 PM EDT2016-04-24 17:54:46 GMT

    Prince talked dirty in song but had a reputation for clean living. He also had an ability to put on shows that were electrifying in their athleticism.

     

    Prince talked dirty in song but had a reputation for clean living. He also had an ability to put on shows that were electrifying in their athleticism.

     
  • Prince's "Purple Rain" is back in theaters

    Prince's "Purple Rain" is back in theaters

    Saturday, April 23 2016 7:07 PM EDT2016-04-23 23:07:10 GMT
    Sunday, April 24 2016 1:53 PM EDT2016-04-24 17:53:08 GMT

    Twenty-two years after its release, Prince's "Purple Rain" is back in theaters following the musician's death.

     

    Thirty-two years after its release, Prince's "Purple Rain" is back in theaters following the musician's death.

     
  • Publicist: Prince's remains cremated, service held

    Publicist: Prince's remains cremated, service held

    Saturday, April 23 2016 4:40 PM EDT2016-04-23 20:40:26 GMT
    Sunday, April 24 2016 1:53 PM EDT2016-04-24 17:53:01 GMT

    Prince was cremated and celebrated afterward in a small, private service by a group of his "most beloved" family, friends and musicians, his publicist said Saturday.

     

    Prince was cremated and celebrated afterward in a small, private service by a group of his "most beloved" family, friends and musicians, his publicist said Saturday.

     
  • Tom Hanks stayed up late to watch Prince

    Tom Hanks stayed up late to watch Prince

    Friday, April 22 2016 6:16 PM EDT2016-04-22 22:16:02 GMT
    Friday, April 22 2016 6:16 PM EDT2016-04-22 22:16:02 GMT

    Tom Hanks remembers when he first saw Prince on TV.

     

    Tom Hanks remembers when he first saw Prince on TV. 

     
  • Prince and sports: Music in blood, basketball in his heart

    Prince and sports: Music in blood, basketball in his heart

    Friday, April 22 2016 1:16 PM EDT2016-04-22 17:16:15 GMT
    Friday, April 22 2016 2:30 PM EDT2016-04-22 18:30:23 GMT

    Prince had music in his blood. Basketball was in his heart.

     

    Prince had music in his blood. Basketball was in his heart.

     
  • Obama says Prince's death is a remarkable loss

    Obama says Prince's death is a remarkable loss

    Friday, April 22 2016 1:34 PM EDT2016-04-22 17:34:08 GMT
    Friday, April 22 2016 1:34 PM EDT2016-04-22 17:34:08 GMT

    President Barack Obama says the death of Prince is a remarkable loss. He's calling Prince a great performer who put out great music.

     

    President Barack Obama says the death of Prince is a remarkable loss. He's calling Prince a great performer who put out great music.

     
  • 5 ways Prince slammed high tech in music

    5 ways Prince slammed high tech in music

    Friday, April 22 2016 1:18 PM EDT2016-04-22 17:18:01 GMT
    Friday, April 22 2016 1:18 PM EDT2016-04-22 17:18:00 GMT

    His Royal Badness didn't think much of the Internet — or iPhones, for that matter. And his once iconoclastic attitude toward the modern music industry helped inspire other artists to resist technological innovators such as Spotify.

     

    His Royal Badness didn't think much of the Internet — or iPhones, for that matter. And his once iconoclastic attitude toward the modern music industry helped inspire other artists to resist technological innovators such as Spotify.

     
  • San Diego honors Prince

    San Diego honors Prince

    Thursday, April 21 2016 8:23 PM EDT2016-04-22 00:23:12 GMT
    Friday, April 22 2016 9:05 AM EDT2016-04-22 13:05:24 GMT

    The lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter was lit in purple Thursday in memory of musical icon Prince, who died at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota.

     

    The lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter was lit in purple Thursday in memory of musical icon Prince, who died at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota.

     
  • Prince, among most inventive musicians of modern era, dies

    Prince, among most inventive musicians of modern era, dies

    Thursday, April 21 2016 12:57 PM EDT2016-04-21 16:57:05 GMT
    Thursday, April 21 2016 11:50 PM EDT2016-04-22 03:50:09 GMT

    Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown or lay down the deepest grooves this side of Sly and the Family Stone. But no one could mistake his sound for anyone but Prince.

     

    Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown or lay down the deepest grooves this side of Sly and the Family Stone. But no one could mistake his sound for anyone but Prince.

     
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  • Producer who worked with Franklin recalls great performances

    Producer who worked with Franklin recalls great performances

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:09:19 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-08-18 21:21:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File). FILE - In this April 28, 1993 file photo, Aretha Franklin, foreground left, performs in the finale of "Aretha Franklin: Duets," an AIDS benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York, as singers Smokey Robinson,...(AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File). FILE - In this April 28, 1993 file photo, Aretha Franklin, foreground left, performs in the finale of "Aretha Franklin: Duets," an AIDS benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York, as singers Smokey Robinson,...
    Television producer Ken Ehrlich worked with Aretha Franklin to help create some of her most magical performances, including her legendary performance of the aria 'Nessun Dorma' on the 1998 Grammys. 
    Television producer Ken Ehrlich worked with Aretha Franklin to help create some of her most magical performances, including her legendary performance of the aria 'Nessun Dorma' on the 1998 Grammys. 
  • Jefferson Airplane co-founder: Botched surgery ruined career

    Jefferson Airplane co-founder: Botched surgery ruined career

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:45:48 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-08-18 16:55:49 GMT
    A co-founder of the classic rock band Jefferson Airplane is accusing a New York City hospital of destroying his music career with a botched tracheotomy. 
    A co-founder of the classic rock band Jefferson Airplane is accusing a New York City hospital of destroying his music career with a botched tracheotomy. 
  • Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:40:55 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:16:29 GMT
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson. 
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson. 
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