Prince

A singer, songwriter, musician, and actor, Prince Rogers Nelson has produced 10 platinum albums and 30 Top 40 singles. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the first year he was eligible.

Variety
May 11

Prince premieres protest song in Baltimore 'Rally 4 Peace' concert

He sang many hits and brought special guests Doug E. Fresh, Estelle and Miguel.
Variety
May 5

Prince to play 'Rally 4 Peace' concert in Baltimore

The special Mother's Day concert was announced Tuesday along with lyrics to his new song "Baltimore," each inspired by the Freddie Gray case.
Celebrities
March 29

Prince sued for allegedly poaching ‘Voice’ contestant Judith Hill

The lawsuit from producer Jolene Cherry claims Prince's interference disrupted Cherry's and label Sony Music’s planned release of a debut album from singer Judith Hill.
Entertainment
March 23

Prince introduces his new project, Judith Hill, at private Paisley Park event

He previewed her new album, which he produced, and she performed live at his complex in Chanhassen.
Music
December 11, 2014
A bigger view of the hint posted online Wednesday by Target Center staffers about the performer to be announced at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Target Center image hints at mystery guest for upcoming 'major concert'

Will it be Prince playing the concert to be announced at 10 a.m.? That was the speculation over the image of Times Square with a digital display of "Happy 1999!"
Entertainment
November 26, 2014

Prince's Twitter and Facebook accounts suddenly go dark

The unexplained move by the mini-giant of Minnesota music could be related to Ferguson, Mo., or could just be another publicity ploy.
Music
November 3, 2014
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Prince plays by own rules on 'SNL'

The eight-minute performance was a fast and furious demonstration of Prince’s potency as a performer.
Music
June 27, 2014

Lake Minnetonka is calling Apollonia back

For the first time since filming that famous “Purple Rain” scene, the actress returns to Minneapolis Saturday for a benefit at First Avenue.
Music
April 29, 2014

What might emerge from Prince's vault of unreleased music?

Only Prince knows what music he might release under a new agreement with his old label, Warner Bros. But insiders speculate on what could be in store.
Entertainment
April 18, 2014

Prince signs 'landmark' deal to reissue 'Purple Rain'

The Minneapolis rock legend, in return, is retaining ownership of all his records for the Warner Bros. label, which includes all of his 1978-1996 recordings.
Celebrities
April 1, 2014

C.J.: Prince couldn’t thrill all Paisley Park party fans

How charming of Prince to turn up at one of his weekend house parties. Prince threw open the doors to his Chanhassen stage from…
Music
March 31, 2014

Prince’s surprise performance resonates with hard-core fans

REVIEW: Saturday night brought the Purple One and his trio, 3rdEyeGirl, to the stage for a guitar-heavy performance of more-obscure tunes.
Entertainment
March 31, 2014

Prince & Zooey Deschanel release single 'Fallinlove2nite'

It was the song they did together on the post-Super Bowl broadcast of her "New Girl" series.
Entertainment
March 6, 2014

Prince gets funny and funky on 'Arsenio Hall Show'

Prince performed three songs and answered questions from the host and audience members Wednesday night on “The Arsenio Hall Show.” He never seemed so normal, so comfortable and so un-self-conscious on television as he was last night.
Entertainment
February 5, 2014

Prince explains himself, sorta, to London press about suing fans

Prior to his multi-venue London stint, he held a press conference in a friend's living room.
Entertainment
February 3, 2014

Prince on 'New Girl' - pancakes, ping pong, advice on love

It was Prince’s best acting since “Purple Rain.” Probably because he was playing himself in both cases. Here’s a quick summary of Sunday's plot on “New Girl.”
Music
January 30, 2014

Prince goes after bootleggers again, to the tune of $22M

Minneapolis’ most famous and litigious superstar has filed a $22 million copyright-infringement suit against 22 accused bootleggers, many of whom were tracked down via Facebook links to bootlegged concert recordings.
Entertainment
January 15, 2014

More details for Prince's appearance on 'New Girl'

We announced last month that Prince would make another Super Bowl splash by appearing on Fox's "New Girl" after the big game. Now we have a few more details.
Music
October 7, 2013

Prince combines his 2 bands for a jazzy marathon at Paisley Park

A rare gig by Prince at his Paisley Park Studio in Chanhassen drew 1,200 fans from far and wide.
Local
July 3, 2013

Central alums mark alma mater's centennial

Their school is 30 years gone but they keep its memory alive
Music
May 30, 2013

Maplewood's Myth nightclub rises again

Once left for dead after a messy demise in 2009, the Maplewood venue has a hot summer ahead.
Music
May 28, 2013

Prince in a Purple haze: He brings heavy rock sound to hometown gig

Review: With his all-female band, 3rdEyeGirl, the hometown Rock and Roll Hall of Famer delved into heavy rock at the Myth in Maplewood.
Music
May 25, 2013

Prince's Myth shows come true

Prince’s Myth shows come trueBeing on the opposite end of the metro area from his Chanhassen headquarters might have mattered to his audience, but not…
Music
May 19, 2013

A night with Prince: 'This is real time'

After decades of silence, the Minnesota rocker opens up: “This is real time.”
Video
May 17, 2013

A&E Spotlight: Surprise interview with Prince

Star Tribune music critic Jon Bream had a sit-down interview with Prince, and the second part of his report is coming Sunday.