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2 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

Prince Re-Signs with Warner Bros; Readies 30th Anniversary Edition of "Purple Rain" & New Album

Prince will now have full ownership and control over his master recordings after signing a new contract with his former label Warner Bros.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk

6 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

Pianist Corea, banjoist Fleck to coalesce onstage at UCA

Jazz pianist Chick Corea and banjo player Bela Fleck, holders of a combined 33 Grammy Awards , will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, part of the UCA Public Appearances series.


Related Topix: Chick Corea, Jazz, Music, Grammy Awards, University of Central Arkansas

Sun Apr 20, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Willie Nelson Receiving 5th Degree Black Belt in Korean Martial Arts

Willie Nelson may be approaching 81, but he isn't letting his age hinder his physical fitness.


Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Red Headed Stranger, Western, Drama Movies, Austin, TX


"In My Dreams," Starring Katharine McPhee and Directed by Kenny Leon, Airs on ABC April 20

"In My Dreams," a new Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, makes its premiere April 20 at 9 PM ET on ABC; check local listings.


Related Topix: Smash, Entertainment, Television, Dance, Katharine McPhee, Comedy Movies, My Name Is Bill W., The Big Chill, Drama Movies, JoBeth Williams

Evil Beet Gossip

Prince Has A New Single, What Do We Think?

Prince released a new single, titled "The Breakdown". I gotta say, it sounds very 1980s to me, until it gets to the chorus, then it sounds a lot like Katy Perry .


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Top 5 things to do in Bay County: A brush with nature, two fundraisers, a library craft and 'Urinetown' on tap

That's the plot behind the musical "Urinetown," which hits the stage at Bangor Township John Glenn High School, 3201 Kiesel Road, Friday through Sunday, April 25-27.


Related Topix: Bay County, MI, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Tony Awards, Bay City, MI, Hope, MI, Entertainment


Drake sued for $4.8M over fight at Muzik nightclub

FEBRUARY 10: Recording Artist Drake attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Drake, Music, Grammy Awards

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Journal Gazette

Prince wins music rights from Warner

Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label. Warner Bros. announced Friday it had reached an agreement with the pop icon, who was signed to the label from 1978 to the mid-1990s, during which time he released key projects including 'Purple Rain,' '1999,' 'Diamonds and Pearls' and 'Around the World in a Day.'


Related Topix: Purple Rain, Drama Movies, Prince, Pop-Funk, Black Entertainment

Brandon Sun

Musician Jack White makes vinyl record of live show in under 4 hours on Record Store Day

This Feb. 10, 2013 file photo shows musician Jack White at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Music, Grammy Awards, Nashville, TN, Pop/Rock, The White Stripes

Real Bollywood

Beyonce, McCartney work out together

Los Angeles, April 20: Singer Beyonce Knowles was spotted working out with musician Paul McCartney at a gym here.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Celebrities, Short, Paul McCartney


[News] Christ Bearer Severed Penis With Steak Knife While On PCP, Source Says

Wu-Tang Killa Bees member Andre Johnson, also known as Christ Bearer, removed his genitalia with a steak knife while on PCP, according to an E! News report.


Related Topix: Wu-Tang, North-Hollywood, CA, Black Entertainment, RZA

Livonia Observer

Atlanta civil rights museum focuses on stories, not memorials

A construction worker walks past a worldwide map showing the state of political freedom across the globe during a behind-the-scenes look at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, a new museum in Atlanta that's scheduled to open in June.


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Nights in Rodanthe, Lackawanna Blues, Drama Movies

95.5 The Fish

Francesca Battistelli New Album, "If We're Honest" Available Everywhere On April 22

Nashville, TN Fans will have their first and only opportunity to hear the album from Christian music's best-selling new artist in the past 10 years in its entirety before its release on April 22. Francesca Battistelli's two previous albums, My Paper Heart and Hundred More Years , hit No.


Related Topix: Francesca Battistelli, Billboard Music Awards

The 8 Ball 4.19.14: Top 8 Prince Singles

The 8 Ball 4.19.14: Top 8 Prince Singles Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 04.19.2014 From "Little Red Corvette" and "1999" to "Purple Rain," "Let's Go Crazy" and more, 411's Jeremy Thomas counts down the top 8 Prince singles of all-time! Welcome, one and all, to the 8 Ball in the Music Zone! I'm your host Jeremy Thomas and as always, I will be tackling a ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk, Music, Entertainment

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Wu-Tang Clan Fans Devise A Plan To Give Away $5 Million Album For Free

Unless you happened to have an extra five million dollars in your bank account, the likelihood you will be able to own the new Wu-Tang Clan album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin is very low.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, RZA, Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang

Evil Beet Gossip

Rosie O'Donnell loses 50 lbs, looks great

Rosie O'Donnell suffered a heart attack in 2012, which was the wake-up call she needed to get her life together and start living a bit healthier.


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National Public Radio

The King And Other Musicians

Tito Puente was The King of Salsa. His contributions to the genre cannot be overstated.


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Star Tribune

Twins' Midwest Music series to feature Tina & B-Sides, Tapes n' Tapes, Mallman

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.


Related Topix: Short, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

Prince reaches agreement with music label

In this Aug. 6 2011 file photo, American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk, World News, Denmark, Entertainment

Fox News

Prince ends long music fight

"The Artist" formerly known as Prince gives his acceptance speech after being named Male Artist of the Decade at the 14th annual Soul Train Music Awards March 4. - RTXJKPE Adding an amiable epilogue to one of the most public contract disputes in the history of the music business, Prince and Warner Bros.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk, Entertainment