Tag Archives: Prince

Let’s recap the 2020 Grammys

Grammy Awards remember many. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Call it irony. But the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards went down Sunday night in Los Angeles at the Staples Center — the arena Kobe Bryant called home for two decades. So it was certainly no surprise melancholic viewers were treated to a myriad of encomiums that were dedicated to ...

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2016 BET Awards: Prince is remembered

Prince remembered at the BET Awards. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Purple was the theme Sunday night (June 26) at the 2016 BET Awards in Los Angeles. Kansas City native Janelle Monáe, Bilal, Maxwell, Sheila E., Erykah Badu, the Roots and several others came together to remember Prince through an assortment of musical medleys. Donning a frilled-out Purple Rain-era ...

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2016 Billboard Awards: Madonna delivers memorable tribute to ex-lover Prince

Madonna ‘n Stevie paid special tribute. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LAS VEGAS — The 2016 Billboard Music Awards, hosted by Ludacris and Ciara, was absolutely off the chain Sunday night. Held annually since 1989, the renowned popularity contest spouted several highlights. But none were bigger than Madonna’s impassioned tribute to collaborative artist and ex-lover Prince who died unexpectedly from unknown causes. ...

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Arsenio Hall accused by singer Sinead O’Connor of supplying drugs to Prince

Arsenio Hall suing Sinead O’Connor. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — I’m your pusherman? Veteran comic Arsenio Hall has filed a defamation lawsuit against Irish singer Sinead O’Connor over a series of comments she posted on Facebook accusing the 60-year-old talk show host of pulling a Bill Cosby by supplying Prince with narcotics “over the decades.” The Purple Rain legend ...

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‘Purple Rain’ legend Prince dead at 57, cause of death still unknown

Purple Rain star Prince dead at 57. Mass Appeal Wire Reports PAISLEY PARK — Doves are crying today. In a shocking development, Grammy-winning artist Prince passed away on Thursday (April 21) roughly one week after being hospitalized for the flu after his plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Moline, Ill. He was 57. According to Carver County Sheriff ...

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Prince remembers ex-girlfriend and late protégé Vanity during Australian concert

Prince pays tribute to protégé Vanity. Mass Appeal Wire Reports MELBOURNE — During Tuesday’s concert in Australia, renowned music innovator Prince paid homage to his ex-girlfriend and late protégé — Vanity (legal name Denise Katrina Matthews) — who passed away amid complications from kidney failure and an abdominal illness. She was 57. Prince found out about Vanity’s death on Monday (Feb ...

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