2 hrs ago
KVIA-TV El Paso
Double threats: Musicians who act
It was three decades ago that pop star Prince became movie star Prince. With "Purple Rain" celebrating its 30th anniversary July 27, join us for a look at "The Purple One" other singing stars who are double threats.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Purple Ones Celebrate 30th Anniversary of 'Purple Rain'
Ground-breaking, game changing, monumental - these are some of the words that regularly categorize Prince's 1984 movie and corresponding album, Purple Rain.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Saliva, MGK, and more concerts added; Powell and Lukens perform on Monday
Saliva , Machine Gun Kelly, Jamie Lynn Spears , and a host of others have added Central Iowa concerts over the past several days.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Nicole Scherzinger: Beyonce is 'a great hugger'
Former Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger has described Beyonce as a ''great hugger'', and admitted the 'Drunk in Love' hitmaker had been a huge inspiration ''in every way''.
Purple Rain forecast tonight on the Central Library's roof
Prince is asking: Who's in the house for Purple Rain tonight on the roof of the Central Library ? The movie, which turns 30 this month, is the third in this summer's Off-the-Wall series.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Rare Footage Unearthed of Prince Recording 'Purple Rain'
During the summer of 1983, Prince was still an upstart musician. In early August of that year, he played benefit concert for the Minnesota Dance Theatre where he unveiled some new songs: "Let's Go Crazy," "I Would Die 4 U," "Baby I'm a Star," and "Purple Rain."
Creative Loafing Tampa
Concert review: Morris Day and The Time at Mahaffey Theater
With the plethora of colorful, unique and memorable music stars that emerged in the 1980's, few came equipped the class, style, comedic timing and the talent of Morris Day.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
See Prince's Original, Unedited 13-Minute Performance of 'Purple Rain'
Footage of the August 1983 concert that served as the basis for Prince 's performances in his 1984 film Purple Rain has leaked online, showcasing the original 13-minute cut of the song "Purple Rain" as heard on the album of the same name.
The Secret Jewish History of Prince
In 1993, at the height of his fame, after selling millions of albums, collecting a closetful of Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy awards, and establishing himself as one of the all-time greats of rock 'n' roll, Prince did an odd thing: He changed his name to an unpronounceable glyph.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Daily Republic
HA1 4sker DA1 4's ambitious legacy lives on as 'Zen Arcade' turns 30
In 1984, three of that area's most prominent artists of the day released career-defining work in a four-month period: R&B/funk legend Prince served "Purple Rain," hardcore punk trio Husker Du dropped "Zen Arcade" and The Replacements issued "Let it Be."
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Dr. Fink leads the Purple Xperience July 11 at the Phoenix Theater. 201 E. Washington St., Petaluma.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Plain Dealer
'Purple Rain' and 9 other future reissues to buy
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's "CSNY 1974," a reissue of live recordings from the band's epic 1970s tour, drops this week.
Idina Menzel to sing National Anthem for MLB All-Star Game at Target Field
Just when you thought National Anthem couldn't get more viral, the wickedly talented Idina Menzel has been tapped to perform it at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, which will be held July 15 at Target Field.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
With Prince nearby, an R&B reality TV performer goes crazy: Jarvis DeBerry
You might say that "Let's Go Crazy" was theme at the Essence Music Festival Friday night.
Is Robin Thicke's 'Paula' Creepy Or Sweet?
Those are just a few of the ways that Robin Thicke 's new album, Paula , out Tuesday, has been described by critics, bloggers, people who think it's just plain weird that the singer rush-recorded a whole album aimed at winning back his estranged wife, actress Paula Patton.
This Week In Billboard Chart History: Beyonce Scores First...
Beyonce performs on stage during "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" at the Staples Center on December 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA This week in 2003, Beyonce landed her first of five solo Hot 100 leaders with 'Crazy in Love.'
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Prince and Nile Rodgers Cover David Bowie at Essence Festival
The Essence Music Festival turned into a funk royalty jam on Friday night when Prince and Nile Rodgers teamed up to cover David Bowie.
Prince Returns For Essence's 20th Celebration
Uttering his signature, "We are gathered here today to get through this thing called life," Prince opened his set for the 20th celebration of the Essence Festival and showed thousands Friday why a 10-year wait isn't a bad thing.
Highlights From Essence Fest 2014:Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott & More
Here's the thing about the Essence Festival - even though the Mercedes-Benz Superdome houses plenty of artists from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., there's music to see virtually every hour of the day all around New Orleans.