Prince - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Prince Judge: Sound engineer can't publish unreleased Prince tracks MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A sound engineer who worked with Prince is barred from publishing or disseminating any unreleased recordings that compromise the late superstar's work. George Ian Boxill worked with Prince on five tracks in 2006 and made at least one recording — "Deliverance" — available online last month. Prince's estate and Paisley Park Enterprises sued to block it. ... Mon, 22 May 2017 22:56:00 GMT 2017-05-22T22:56:00Z Judge confirms Prince's 6 siblings as heirs to his estate MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge confirmed Prince's six siblings to be his rightful heirs in a ruling released Friday, bringing them a big step closer to collecting their shares of the music legend's multimillion-dollar estate. Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide formally declared that Prince died without a will and that his heirs are his sister, Tyka Nelso... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:01:00 GMT 2017-05-19T22:01:00Z Legend of 1977 Grateful Dead show at Cornell lives on ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — The Grateful Dead performed thousands of concerts, none acclaimed quite like their May 8, 1977, show at a Cornell University field house on a freakishly snowy night. Revered by Deadheads and honored by the Library of Congress, the Barton Hall show is back in the psychedelic spotlight on its 40th anniversary. On Monday, "Grateful Dead Day" will be rung in,... Sun, 07 May 2017 15:19:00 GMT 2017-05-07T15:19:00Z 'Purple Rain' re-issue to feature unreleased Prince songs LOS ANGELES (AP) — A remastered version of Prince's landmark album "Purple Rain" will be released this summer with several previously unreleased songs. NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records announced Friday that two remastered versions of the 1984 album will be released June 23. The labels said Prince himself oversaw the remastering process in 2015 and the two-disc "Purple Ra... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:07:00 GMT 2017-04-28T10:07:00Z With tears, tattoos, Prince fans remember him a year later MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For Prince fans, the one-year anniversary of his shocking death from an accidental drug overdose is a time for sadness and celebration. It was a year ago Friday that the music superstar was found dead at Paisley Park, the suburban Minneapolis recording complex where he lived. Fans from around the globe have flocked to... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:39:00 GMT 2017-04-21T21:39:00Z The Latest: Prince fans join 'purple family' at Paisley Park MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the anniversary of Prince's death (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A few fans are starting to gather outside Paisley Park on the anniversary of megastar Prince's death. Rhonda Soso traveled from Compton, California, to shoot photos on a sunny Friday morning of the recording-complex-turned-museum in suburban Minneapolis where Prince lived and died... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:18:00 GMT 2017-04-21T14:18:00Z 10 Things to Know for Today Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FRANCE SAYS ELECTION SECURITY MEASURES "FULLY MOBILIZED" AFTER SHOOTING The Paris prosecutor's office leading the investigation of the Champs-Elysees attack on police officers says investigators found a pump-action shotgun and kniv... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:15:00 GMT 2017-04-21T09:15:00Z Judge blocks sound engineer's release of Prince EP MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has blocked a sound engineer from releasing a five-song EP of unpublished music by Prince after the late superstar's estate objected — but one of the songs is still available online. George Ian Boxill worked with Prince on five tracks in 2006, and made at least one recording — called "Deliverance" — available Wednesday f... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:39:00 GMT 2017-04-20T20:39:00Z Prince home state marks death anniversary with celebrations MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For Prince fans, Friday's one-year anniversary of his shocking death from an accidental drug overdose will be a time for sadness and celebration. At his Paisley Park home and recording studio-turned-museum, a full four days of events are on tap, ranging from concert performances by his former bandmates to panel discussions. Fans who can't afford those high... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:57:00 GMT 2017-04-20T17:57:00Z Prince's 1980s band hits the road for memorial tour MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — 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. "We're taking it to the people who are grieving like we are, and letting them have a little bit of relief," guitarist Wendy Melvoin, s... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:44:00 GMT 2017-04-20T06:44:00Z 1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — 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. "We're taking it to the people who are grieving like we are, and letting them have a little bit of relief," guitarist Wendy Melvoin, s... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:14:00 GMT 2017-04-20T03:14:00Z Vinyl music gives record stores a boost in a digital world PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Record stores have not only survived the onslaught of pirated music, digital downloads and online streaming services. They're now growing in numbers. Several hundred indie music retailers have opened in the past five years in the U.S. thanks largely to the resurgence of vinyl records, industry officials say. "Stor... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:20:00 GMT 2017-04-19T16:20:00Z Prince left behind a treasure trove to see at Paisley Park MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One visit to the sprawling Minnesota recording complex that Prince called home may not be enough. Paisley Park, in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen, opened as a museum in October, just six months after the "Purple Rain" megastar died there of a painkiller overdose. Prince left behind more than 7,000 artifacts, including costumes and shoes, and more tha... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:42:00 GMT 2017-04-18T17:42:00Z Documents highlight Prince's struggle with opioid addiction Before his death, Prince abused opioid pain pills, suffered withdrawal symptoms and received at least one opioid prescription under his bodyguard's name, according to search warrants and affidavits unsealed Monday. Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at Paisley Park on April 21. Nearly a year after his accidental overdose... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 05:24:00 GMT 2017-04-18T05:24:00Z Prince search warrants lay bare struggle with opioids MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Court documents unsealed in the investigation into Prince's death paint a picture of a man struggling with an addiction to prescription opioids and withdrawal, with various pills stashed in bottles around the pop superstar's suburban Minneapolis studio and estate. But the search warrants and affidavits unsealed Monday shed no new light ... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 05:22:00 GMT 2017-04-18T05:22:00Z Affidavit: Doc prescribed Prince opioids under friend's name MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Court documents unsealed Monday in the investigation into Prince's death suggest a doctor and a close friend helped him improperly obtain prescription opioid painkillers, but they shed no new light on how the superstar got the fentanyl that killed him. The affidavits and search warrants were unsealed in Carver County District Court as t... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 02:09:00 GMT 2017-04-18T02:09:00Z The Latest: Doctor disputes prescribing opioids for Prince MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the death of Prince (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Minnesota doctor is disputing that he ever prescribed opioids to Prince or to anyone else with the intent they be given to Prince. Search warrants unsealed Monday by investigators looking into Prince's overdose d... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:58:00 GMT 2017-04-17T21:58:00Z Peter Mattei: Onegin 1 of 'my trickiest parts to establish' NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Mattei has been portraying the title character in "Eugene Onegin" for more than a decade, but he still finds him "one of my trickiest parts to establish." "Something with him is like an old portrait," the Swedish baritone said in an interview at the Metropolitan Opera, where he is currently performing the role. "You look at it and you wonder, 'Who is th... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:22:00 GMT 2017-04-17T14:22:00Z The Latest: Painkiller prescribed for Prince in another name MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the death of Prince (all times local): 9:05 a.m. A court document says a doctor prescribed oxycodone for Prince under the name of the musician's friend to protect his privacy. Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Pa... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:08:00 GMT 2017-04-17T14:08:00Z Deals ensure cash keeps flowing to unsettled Prince estate MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A year after Prince died of an accidental drug overdose, his Paisley Park studio complex and home is now a museum and concert venue. Fans can now stream most of his classic albums, and a remastered "Purple Rain" album is due out in June along with two albums of unreleased music and two concert films from his vault. Prince left no known ... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 02:37:00 GMT 2017-04-16T02:37:00Z Musicians from Prince bands to speak at anniversary event CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Musicians who played on stage with Prince will speak at a four-day celebration of the "Purple Rain" superstar at Paisley Park. Organizers of "Celebration 2017" announced speakers for the event on Tuesday. It's scheduled to run April 20-23, being held during the anniversary of Prince's death. Among the speakers a... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 23:27:00 GMT 2017-04-11T23:27:00Z No 'tell-all,' but Prince's ex details their life in memoir NEW YORK (AP) — Love, grief, loss and legacy are just a few of the reasons Mayte Garcia is stepping back into the purple light with a new memoir covering her 11 years with the late music icon Prince. Garcia was just 16, a fan and already a professional belly dancer, when her mother slipped one of Prince's entourage a videotape of her daughter dancing. They were at one of his... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:35:00 GMT 2017-04-10T20:35:00Z Rock Hall 2017 class includes Pearl Jam, Tupac and Journey NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle rockers Pearl Jam, the late rapper Tupac Shakur and 1970s hitmaking band Journey were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night. Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra and Yes were also part of the 2017 class inducted at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, which kicked off with a tribute to Chuck Berry. ... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 11:27:00 GMT 2017-04-08T11:27:00Z A Minneapolis-area Prince pilgrimage a year after his death MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's hometown of Minneapolis offers many places where fans can pay homage on the anniversary of his death, from his favorite record store to the humble house used in his Oscar-winning "Purple Rain" film. Paisley Park, his massive, gleaming white studio and performance complex, was turned into a museum soon after his death on April 2... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:07:00 GMT 2017-04-05T13:07:00Z UN imposes controls on chemicals used to make fentanyl VIENNA (AP) — The U.N.'s Commission on Narcotic Drugs has imposed controls on the production, sale and export of some substances used for the illicit manufacture of fentanyl, a deadly opioid that kills thousands of people a year in the United States. A prescription painkiller, fentanyl is up to 50 times stronger than heroin. It is often mixed with heroin ... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:08:00 GMT 2017-03-16T20:08:00Z The Latest: AP source: Cowboys adding Carroll, Moore The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): 10 p.m. A person with knowledge of the deals says the Dallas Cowboys are adding two more defensive players in free agency in cornerback Nolan Carroll and defensive end Damontre Moore. Carroll, who comes over from NFC East rival Philadelphia, is ge... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 03:01:00 GMT 2017-03-11T03:01:00Z Janelle Monae shines as both her films get Oscar nods NEW YORK (AP) — The journey from pop star to serious thespian is littered with casualties. For every Justin Timberlake, there are big-name hitmakers whose movie careers have stalled with dubious and disappointing results. Which is just one reason why Janelle Monae's magical movie ride is so noteworthy. The Grammy-nominated performer made her acting debut ... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:24:00 GMT 2017-02-22T18:24:00Z Adele wins top Grammys, but pays tribute to Beyonce In an extraordinary moment between the music industry's top female artists, Adele beat Beyonce for three of the top Grammy Awards — then said her competitor deserved at least one of them. The Grammys featured memorable performances by the likes of Bruno Mars and A Tribe Called Quest, big victories by Chance the Rapper and David Bowie, and some unusual flubs Sunday, but they ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:10:00 GMT 2017-02-13T20:10:00Z Lady Gaga to Adele: Grammy fashion moments Though unusually staid, fashion-wise, the Grammys had a few memorable moments. CeeLo Green showed up Sunday in Los Angeles as a metallic gold something with a strange headpiece and tunic to match. And Lady Gaga, fresh from the Super Bowl, donned tiny black leather shorts and top, looking fierce in her thigh-high boots. Other than that, ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:55:00 GMT 2017-02-13T13:55:00Z Prince's Warner Bros. catalog goes to all streaming services NEW YORK (AP) — Tidal's exclusive streaming rights to Prince's Warner Bros. Records catalog is over. The record company announced that starting Sunday, his music on the label — including albums like the seminal "Purple Rain" to his early work like "Dirty Mind" — will be made available on all streaming services. The timing of the release... Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:04:00 GMT 2017-02-12T19:04:00Z