Prince

Madonna Addresses Prince Tribute Backlash

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Madonna has spoken out following criticism of her tribute to Prince at this year’s Billboard Music Awards. The pop icon’s musical performance in m...

Madonna's Prince Tribute Divides Opinions At The Billboard Music Awards

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Madonna took to the stage to pay tribute to Prince at Sunday night’s (23 May) Billboard Music Awards, but her performance wasn’t a hit with everyo...

Madonna To Perform Prince Tribute At Billboard Music Awards

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Madonna is set to perform a special tribute to Prince at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, it has been confirmed. The annual ceremony takes place in L...

Glastonbury Organisers Reveal Bowie And Prince Tribute Details

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Glastonbury organisers have revealed details of plans to honour both David Bowie and Prince at this year's festival. Emily Eavis has confirmed that a...

Beyond the Valley: When 'Real Time' Goes Rancid

Jay Sorrels | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK
Jay Sorrels

Even if you are selling embalming fluid, taking direct commercial advantage of tragedy is tasteless. Since the beginning of time, people have used ...

Why Couldn't Painkillers Help Prince's (Or Anyones) Long Term Pain?

Jamie Wareham | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Wareham

Let us be clear from the offset, we don't yet know the circumstances of his death. What we do know is he had a pain problem and that he's also been given antidotes to counteract high doses of pain medication.

Beyoncé Kicks Off 'Formation' World Tour In Style

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Beyoncé, the woman of the hour, kicked off her ‘Formation’ world tour on Wednesday night (28 April) performing all of her biggest hits, as well a...

There's Nothing Wrong With Mourning Someone You've Never Met

Daniel Jeakins | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Jeakins

The loss of a close family member is of course incomparable to the loss of a musician. Not even Prince's most hard-core fan would deny that. But this does not mean the feelings someone portrays online are not genuine.

Prince On Course To Dominate Chart

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Prince is on course to dominate this week's UK album chart, following his death last week. The late singer is currently holding all top five positions...

Jimmy Fallon Remembered Prince With A Hilarious Story About Ping Pong

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Comedy

The entertainment world was rocked to its core last week with the new that Prince had passed away, and many chose to dedicate segments of shows to the...

Prince's Sister Reveals He Did Not Leave A Will

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

The sister of Prince has revealed the musician had not prepared a will prior to his death last week. Court documents show that his only sibling Tyka N...

Youth Culture's Heroes are Dying: So What Happens to Our Everlasting Youth Now?

Lucy Unwin | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK
Lucy Unwin

How many times have I seen "Stop it, 2016!" in the past few weeks? Graphs showing the upsurge in celebrity death, memes about George R. R. Martin writing the year, demands to put all sorts of international treasures in cotton wool. But shouldn't we be ready for this?

Sometimes It Really Does Snow In April

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK

Londoners were stunned to see brief flurries of snow fall in the capital on Tuesday. Despite the advancing Spring, temperatures in the city dipped as ...

Weather Forecasters Pay Pun-Filled Tributes To Prince

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Meteorologists and weather forecasters across the US paid tribute to late rock star Prince in the only way they know how - by turning the rain purple ...

See Prince's Hair Evolution In One Amazing GIF

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Style

An illustrator has chronicled every single Prince hairstyle throughout the years, in a GIF that's now gone viral. The talented Gary Card created 36 pu...

Remembering 'Purple Rain'

William Proctor | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
William Proctor

I was ten years old at the time and my babysitter brought this strange looking album to the house featuring a longhaired black man straddling a wicked motorcycle on the cover (so cool, debonair and quite unlike anything I had seen before).

Prince 'Stayed Awake For 154 Hours' Before Death

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Prince stayed awake for ‘154 hours straight’ before his death, according to the singer’s brother-in-law. Maurice Phillips, who is married to the...

Kelly Holmes Explains How Prince Helped Her Finish Her First London Marathon

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK

Double Olympic winner Dame Kelly Holmes has credited the music of Prince for keeping her relaxed as she took on her first marathon alongside thousands...

Orgasmic and Liberating...Why Prince Matters and Always Will

Claire Meadows | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Claire Meadows

Here was an artist completely at home surrounded by talented female musicians. It was never in a lecherous way. For a man of such overt sexuality his relationship with his female band members was that of a mentor so secure in himself that he was able to let the ladies shine.

Prince Cremated After Private Memorial

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Prince has been cremated following a private memorial, it has been confirmed. A small group of close family and friends bid goodbye to the music lege...

Prince's 'Former Drug Dealer' Has Spoken About The Star's Alleged Opioid Addiction

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

A man who claims he supplied recently deceased Prince with opiate painkillers has spoken about the extent of the pop star's addiction. Named only as D...

Why So Many Sad Farewells?

Robin Lustig | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Robin Lustig

Can someone please ask the Grim Reaper to take a break? Go and lie down somewhere, go on holiday, anything - just stop scything away at much-loved artists who have brought joy to millions... What's going on? Is it just me, or are the deaths of some of our most popular public figures coming much faster than they used to?

Prince - A Thank You

Lucy Horobin | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Lucy Horobin

I consider myself SO lucky to have seen him live. Remember the impromptu gigs of 2013? There I was, tucked up in bed, when it was announced that Prince was doing a show in London, that night. Join a queue and hope for the best, apparently. I was SO close to jumping out of bed in my pyjamas, driving in to town and queueing in the pouring rain for just a small chance to catch a glimpse of Prince...

Mariah Carey Pays Fitting On-Stage Tribute To Prince

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Mariah Carey paid emotional tribute to her friend, Prince, at her concert last night (21 April), after the news broke of his death. The singer is curr...

Prince Fans In Vigil At 'Purple Rain' Club

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Thousands of Prince fans lined the streets outside a nightclub in his hometown of Minneapolis last night (21 April), as they held a party in honour of...