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'Purple Rain' Should Have Failed; Prince Journalist Revisits Classic Film, Album

It's easy to look back at Prince's overnight pop stardom after his perfectly bad landmark film Purple Rain and assume that The Purple One was a sure shot for stardom. Not so, says journalist Alan Light, whose new book, "Let's Go Crazy," details the ...

Watch Prince Sit In with Jazz Band to Play 'With a Little Help from My Friends' at W Hotel in Los Angeles [WATCH]

We have another Prince sighting. Sunday night, Nov. 30, Prince randomly decided to crash a jazz band's performance of "With a Little Help from My Friends." According to "Spin," Prince was a guest at the W Hollywood Hotel's jazz night Sunday when he ...

The Gaslight Anthem Shares "1,000 Years" Music Video [WATCH]

New Jersey punk band, The Gaslight Anthem, havs shared the music video for their song "1,000 Years" off of their latest album, 'Get Hurt,' which you can check out here. The video captures the band live in concert at Minneapolis' legendary First ...

Prince Removes Himself From The Internet, Deletes Twitter, Facebook Accounts

Among Prince's exceedingly long list of quirks is his aversion to the Internet, which makes it very difficult to find any of his music online. Although it appeared as if he was changing his stance on the Internet over the past year, creating a ...

6 Album Covers With Text That Isn't The Title: Prince, Sonic Youth And More

The classic, most basic function of an album cover is to let you know what the album's title is, and who recorded it. Though there are plenty of classic album covers that don't use any text at all, these six album covers feature text that don't ...

FKA Twigs Outshines Prince At Gig, Talks Career As Backup Performer

FKA Twigs is slowly taking control of the universe, and it's likely due to her work ethic. The former backup dancer said she's written a song every day since turning 16 — a routine that has brought her to the brink of stardom.

One Direction, Nicki Minaj, Charli XCX Will Be Final Musical Guests on 'Saturday Night Live' for 2014

"Saturday Night Live" has some big things planned for the end of 2014. Not only will James Franco, Martin Freeman and Amy Adams be hosting the final three episodes of the year, but they will be joined by Nicki Minaj, Charli XCX and One Direction. ...

Prince Took His First Selfie Today, Without a Cellphone

Prince has officially decided to try out the latest 2014 trend, albeit with a 2008 MySpace twist. Today, Prince decided to try his hand at taking selfies and used his SLR camera, not a cellphone, as has been in vogue lately. An ode to the days of ...

Nick Jonas Shares New Single 'Teacher' from Upcoming Solo Album [LISTEN]

It is less than a week until the release of Nick Jonas's upcoming, self-titled solo album, but that is more than enough time to drop one more single. The 22-year-old singer has shared a dancey new single titled "Teacher" featuring a Prince-inspired ...

7 Albums Named After Years They Weren't Released In: Taylor Swift, Prince and More

When there is a year written on the front of an album cover, it is fair to assume this was the year the album was released in, or at least recorded. But, the seven artists below released albums that were named after years that they were not actually ...

Chris Rock's Jokes About ISIS, 9/11 and Boston Marathon Bombing While Hosting 'Saturday Night Live' Leave Many Outraged

The only thing worse than knowing in advance that an episode of Saturday Night Live might be a bit lackluster is putting tons of faith in a host only for them to miss the mark. Chris Rock did the honors last night and while some were entertained, it ...

Watch Prince Play Eight-Minute Jam on 'Saturday Night Live' [VIDEO]

"Saturday Night Live" used to run a sketch called "Prince Show," and the audience at Rockefeller Plaza basically got a real life version last night, Nov. 1. The Purple One supplied an eight-minute jam that included pieces of new tracks "Clouds," ...

Prince on 'Saturday Night Live': Pop Icon Will Play Uninterrupted Eight-Minute Jam

Prince does not care about the rules. We have known this for a long time, so it is no surprise that he has requested to shake up "Saturday Night Live's" longstanding two-song format. Instead of prepping and performing two four-minute songs, The ...

7 Artists Who Have Released Two Albums at Once: Guns N' Roses, Bruce Springsteen and More

Recently, pop legend Prince returned with not one album, but two new albums — "Art Official Age" and "PLECTRUMELECTRUM" — both of which were released Sept. 30. Though this is typical Prince eccentricity, he is far from the first artist to do ...

Prince Will Appear on 'Saturday Night Live' as Musical Guest on Nov. 1 with Host Chris Rock

On his Facebook account, Prince announced he will be the musical guest on the Nov. 1 episode of "Saturday Night Live," which will be hosted by comedian Chris Rock. Included in the post is a photo of Prince with his band 3rdeyegirl alongside a photo ...

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