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Prince Never Allowed 'Weird Al' Yankovic to Parody His Songs

"Weird Al" Yankovic recently revealed that Prince always turned him down when it comes to his parody covers. According to the "Tacky" artist, he never got the "Purple Rain" singer's permission to perform his hits.

April Fool's Day: 7 Best Musical Parody Acts of All Time

No joking -- these are the best parody acts of all time!

Weird Al Yankovic Announces Massive North American 'Mandatory Fun' Tour

Weird Al Yankovic is going on tour this summer - and it's mandatory that you be there. Following the release of his hilarious 2014 album Mandatory Fun, on Tuesday (Feb. 23), the "Word Crimes" singer announced an incredibly extensive 77-date tour.

Weird Al is the New 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Bandleader [LISTEN] Announced on Latest Podcast

IFC's hit variety series Comedy Bang! Bang! has found a bandleader replacement for Kid Cudi, who was seen in his last episode last month. As if the show starring host Scott Aukerman and a slew of celebrity guests in bizarre situations couldn't get ...

Traveling Wilburys' 'Handle With Care' Revived By Britt Daniel, Wayne Coyne, Brandon Flowers

A band of unlikely collaborators - Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynn, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison and George Harrison - once joined together to make what is nothing less than the world's finest supergroup ever, The Traveling Wilburys. Now, for the upcoming concert and ...

'Smells Like Teen Spirit' is Most Popular Song In Music Says University Of London Study

A study conducted by the University of London has determined that "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana is the most popular song in music. The pioneering track that ultimately defined the grunge movement of the 90s made it to the head of a list of the ...

Family Guy's Peterpalooza Packs Snoop Dogg, Deadmau5, Weird Al, More

Family Guy's Seth MacFarlane is bringing the biggest music event to Rhode Island since the Newport Folk Festival, including performances from Deadmau5, Snoop Dogg, Weird Al Yankovic and more. Unfortunately, this revelry won't take place in real life ...

Governors Ball 2015: Best, Worst & Biggest Moments from Deadmau5, Florence + The Machine, The War on Drugs & More

It's Monday morning now, and Governors Ball 2015 has finally come to an end. Over the weekend of June 5, countless rock, EDM and rap acts took to the stage at New York's City's Randall's Island to play for crowds of adoring fans. But, with the best ...

Governors Ball 2015's Worst Scheduling Conflicts: Florence + The Machine vs. The Decemberists, The Black Keys vs. Lana Del Rey & More

Governors Ball 2015 is only a couple of weeks away, and today (May 20), the New York City festival announced its full hour-by-hour schedule. And, of course, with a lineup stacked with the likes of Drake, Florence + The Machine, Lana Del Rey, The ...

Will Forte and Gilbert Gottfried Sing Backup for Jon Bon Jovi on "Wanted Dead or Alive" for 'Night of Too Many Stars' [WATCH]

Some of comedy's biggest stars joined forces Sunday night, March 8, to raise money for people with autism. Comedy Central's 'Night of Too Many Stars' featured a slew of big names, including Louis C.K., Jon Stewart and Adam Sandler. A few musicians ...

Weird Al Yankovic, Jodi DiPiazza Slay Piano Version of 'Yoda' During Comedy Central's 'Night of Too Many Stars' [WATCH]

"Weird Al" Yankovic may be a funnyman, but the Mandatory Fun singer also has a heart of gold. Last night (March 8), Yankovic appeared on Comedy Central's A Night of Too Many Stars, a benefit for people with autism, and during the show, he performed ...

'Weird Al' Yankovic Talks Life After RCA Contract: "Mandatory Fun" Singer Performs Folk Tune on 'The Late Late Show' [WATCH]

Most artists would be worried about reaching the end of a lengthy recording contract, but not "Weird Al" Yankovic. The parody singer's last album, Mandatory Fun, marked the end of his 32-year agreement with RCA. Yankovic sees it as an opportunity to ...

30 Years of 'Like A Virgin': Off Kilter Covers from Weird Al Yankovic, Sister Cristina Scuccia and More

Madonna and "Like A Virgin," the single from her album of the same name, topped the charts for the first time on February 9, 1985. The song has inspired many covers that have been essentially exact reprints of the original, but it's also inspired ...

Weird Al Yankovic Announces 'Mandatory' World Tour Dates [SCHEDULE]

Weird Al Yankovic just announced the largest new tour of 2015. His Mandatory trek will span nearly five months on the road, beginning May 12 in Las Vegas.

'Weird Al' Yankovic to Voice Batman Villain The Dollmaker in Upcoming DC Comics Animated Film 'Batman vs. Robin'

"Weird Al" Yankovic can now add voice actor to his resume. The parody mastermind joined the cast of the upcoming animated film "Batman vs. Robin." Yankovic will voice a villain named The Dollmaker in the DC Comics movie.

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