Prince

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Lost Prince album, Welcome 2 America, to be released in July
Socially-conscious title track from unreleased 2010 album can be heard now, criticising Google, Apple and celebrity culture

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

08, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Culture to cheer you up during the second lockdown: part one
As parts of the UK enters another month – at least – of being stuck indoors, our critics pick out top music, games, books, TV, dance and art fixes to lift your spirits

Alexis Petridis, Keza MacDonald, Alison Flood, Lucy Mangan, Lyndsey Winship, Jonathan Jones

05, Nov, 2020 @10:51 AM

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What did Prince listen to in the car? This Instagram account may tell you
OverheardCelebs taps into our desire to hear what stars are like during less glamorous moments

André Wheeler

08, Oct, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Sheila E: 'I'm mad that Prince isn't here any more'
Following childhood abuse, music saved the musician’s life – and led to a creative and romantic partnership with Prince. Now she’s passing on her skills and beating the drum for Biden

Emine Saner

11, Sep, 2020 @7:00 AM

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‘He's staring into my soul’: how Phil Collins made teenagers YouTube stars
The Williams twins from Gary, Indiana have gone viral by posting their reactions to rock classics. It all started with a drum fill

Edward Helmore

30, Aug, 2020 @6:19 AM

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Melanie C's fantasy festival: Beyoncé, Prince and five kinds of chips
The Spice Girls star heads to the Lake District for a carb-laden, booze-heavy weekend with Queen, the Beatles and more

Interview by Dave Simpson

27, Aug, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Prince on the cover of Parade: Jeff Katz's best photograph
‘I took this on the Cote d’Azur where he was filming Under the Cherry Moon surrounded by megastars. He put some music on and said he was good to go. I didn’t have time to be nervous’

Interview by Edward Siddons

24, Jun, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor's lockdown listening: 'A child could understand it – stay at home'
Ahead of her final kitchen disco livestream, the singer has been listening to Prince’s rudest hits and doing Lion King numbers with her kids

Interview by Laura Snapes

29, May, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: No 12, Sinéad O'Connor – Nothing Compares 2 U
Seismic and ethereal, O’Connor’s cover of an obscure Prince track remains a haunting, heartbreaking evocation of lost love

Rachel Aroesti

21, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish's triumph overshadowed but well-deserved
Claims about voting ‘irregularities’ and inherent racism swirled around this year’s awards but Eilish brought a powerful emotional punch to proceedings

Alexis Petridis

27, Jan, 2020 @1:39 PM

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Comic strips, goofy snaps and mirror selfies: inside Prince’s private archive
When Prince died, he was three months into work on a deeply personal memoir. Co-writer Dan Piepenbring talks about bringing his idol’s project to completion

Sukhdev Sandhu

26, Oct, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Prince's estate rebukes Trump for playing Purple Rain at rally
Use of Purple Rain reportedly breaches written agreement stating that Trump campaign would no longer play Prince’s music

Laura Snapes

11, Oct, 2019 @11:11 AM

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