Prince

Jun
7
Janelle Monáe Taps Prince, Miguel for ‘The Electric Lady’

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe brought the funk with her “Q.U.E.E.N.” collaboration with Erykah Badu, but that’s not the only superstar guest on her sophomore album. The Wondaland Arts Society leader also holds court with Prince and Miguel on The Electric Lady.

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May
19
Prince Performs ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ at Billboard Music Awards

Prince

Music royalty blessed the stage at the Billboard Music Awards. From Madonna to Celine Dion, the three-hour show was full of superstars including the one-and-only Prince. Erykah Badu and Janelle Monáe honored the legendary performer with the Icon Award before he closed with his classic “Let’s Go Crazy.”

“He’s a visionary. He breaks new ground,” said Janelle, while Erykah added, “Fearless, individual, creative, controversial.”

The Purple One rocked the mic and the guitar while jamming with his all-female band. Bow in the presence of greatness.

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Mar
2
Prince Rocks ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Prince

In addition to Mariah Carey, Jimmy Fallon celebrated his four-year anniversary with another music icon, Prince. The pop legend and his all-female band performed two songs on “Late Night” including “Screwdriver” and “Bambi,” which can be downloaded on his website. During his rocking set, he borrowed a guitar from The Roots, throwing it on the floor for the finale.

“#Prince borrows @kirklloyd guitar, uses during @LateNightJimmy show, refuses to autograph THEN slams it to floor in the end! #rockgodstatus,” tweeted Black Thought.

Prince will kick off a West Coast tour in mid-April. Get a preview of what you can expect below.

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Jan
23
New Music: Prince – ‘Screw Driver’

Prince

Legends never die. Prince keeps on rocking with his new single “Screw Driver.” The pop icon, who graces the cover of Billboard’s latest issue, wails over a guitar riff on the funky tune, which he debuted on his newly-launched website 20pr1nc3.com. He will be honored with the 2013 Icon award at the Billboard Music Awards in May.

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Oct
24
Prince Performs ‘Rock & Roll Love Affair’ on ‘Kimmel’

Prince

Music royalty blessed the stage on Tuesday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Prince took the outdoor stage in Hollywood to perform his new single “Rock & Roll Love Affair.” Rocking a gold fringe jacket, yellow bellbottoms, and round sunglasses, the pop icon played the guitar while jamming with his band. Bow in the presence of greatness.

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Sep
26
Jennifer Hudson Duets with Prince in Chicago

Jennifer Hudson and Prince

After blessing the stage during Mary J. Blige’s set at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas over the weekend, Prince brought out his own special guest during his “Welcome 2 America” concert at Chicago’s United Center. Chi-town’s own Jennifer Hudson appeared on stage to duet with the pop icon on “Nothing Compares 2 U.” Looking stunning in a gold dress, the big-voiced diva brought the house down with her hair-raising rendition, which earned applause from Prince himself.

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Sep
23
Prince Joins Mary J. Blige at iHeartRadio Music Festival [Video]

Prince and Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige welcomed a royal guest during her performance on Day 2 of the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas. Four songs into her set, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul stopped short of playing Chaka Khan’s “Sweet Thing” to introduce Prince.

“I got a real good friend in the building,” said Mary to roaring applause. “He’s one of the most amazing artists to ever walk the earth.”

The pop icon didn’t say a word, sporting gold glasses, yellow bellbottoms, and an afro as he took the stage. He picked up his guitar and helped Mary and her band finish their Chaka Khan cover.

They also dueted on his song, “Nothing Compares 2 U,” as an astonished Mary looked on.

“I know you have to be very particular about who you be messing with,” she said before bowing to her legendary friend.

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