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Prince Died Of Accidental Opioid Overdose

Prince Rogers Nelson died from an accidental opioid overdose, according to newly released toxicology results. The medical examiner's report was posted to Twitter and can be seen below. Prince was found dead at his Paisley Park home and recording compound on April 21 at the age of 57. Since his...
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Madonna To Honor Prince at Billboard Music Awards

The Billboard Music Awards announced that Madonna will pay tribute to Prince on the broadcast, set to air Sunday, May 22nd on ABC. No other details of her performance have been announced, so tune in to see what happens! © Simonwedege | Dreamstime.com 💜 pic.twitter.com/n6H0SILeok —...
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Prince Approached Journey Before Releasing "Purple Rain"

Journey songwriter/keyboardist Jonathan Cain has revealed that Prince asked his band for permission to release "Purple Rain" because the late singer thought it sounded similar to Journey's song "Faithfully." Cain recalled going to Columbia Records' offices in Los Angeles in 1984 to take a call from...
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David Gilmour Covers "Purple Rain" During London Concert (Video)

David Gilmour performed for the Teenage Cancer Trust at London's Royal Albert Hall on Sunday, April 24 and Gilmour used the occasion to incorporate Prince's "Purple Rain" into his own performance of "Comfortably Numb." Check out the live mashup in the fan-filmed video below and listen for "Purple...
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Bruce Springsteen Honors Prince With "Purple Rain" Cover (Video)

Bruce Springsteen is one of dozens of high profile artists that have paid tribute to Prince in the days following his untimely death. The Boss and the E Street Band performed a cover of Prince's "Purple Rain" at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on April 23 and the fan-filmed video can be seen below...
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"The Prince Episode" of The Simpsons That Never Aired

Al Jean, executive producer of The Simpsons, has tweeted some never-before-seen pages of a script for "The Prince Episode", an episode of The Simpsons that was written for Season 4 or 5 but never aired. The episode would have featured a return from mental patient character Leon Kompowsky, famously...
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10 Unforgettable Prince Moments (Video)

The good folks over at Loudwire have put together a great compilation clip entitled "10 Unforgettable Prince Moments" and the video can be seen below. Prince Rogers Nelson — the artist known as Prince — died at his Paisley Park compound in Minneapolis, MN on April 21. He was 57. In the video below...
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Stevie Wonder Remembers Prince (CNN Interview)

Music legend Stevie Wonder was interviewed by CNN's Anderson Cooper last Thursday to discuss the death of Prince. In addition to sharing his thoughts and memories about Prince, Wonder performed a variation of "Purple Rain" onthe piano in the video below. (Photo by USA Today)
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Watch Corey Taylor of Slipknot Cover Prince's "Purple Rain" (Video)

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor happened to be performing in Minneapolis last Thursday night, just hours after news of Prince's shocking death became public news. (Prince made his home at the Paisley Park compound in Minneapolis, MN.) When Taylor took the stage for a solo show at...
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Prince's Autopsy Results Inconclusive

The four-hour autopsy to determine Prince's cause of death ended last Friday afternoon, but authorities say they will not release the results pending the return of toxicology reports. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office is still collecting the musician's medical records and Prince's family...
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