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4 July, 2014

20th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival

Prince will headline the 20th anniversary ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans on 4 July, 2014.

This section will be updated with live dates and album releases as soon as they are confirmed by a reliable source. If you have an event to submit, please email us (see icon above).


16 May, 2014

US release of When Doves Cry, Prince's first No. 1 single in the Billboard Hot 100.

6 June, 2014

US release of Batdance, Prince's fourth No. 1 single in the Billboard Hot 100.

19 June, 2014

US release of Batman, Prince's eleventh album.

25 June, 2014

US release of Purple rain, Prince's sixth album.

Next celebration: 25 June, 2014

On This Day

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Did You Know?

From our newest additions:

  • ... that graphic designer Jay Vigon adapted the "Prince Purple Rain" logotype that was originally commissionned by Warner Bros for the movie for the Purple Rain album cover ?

  • ... that Wal-Mart refused to carry Lovesexy album in their 1,100 stores across the USA because of Prince's "provocative pose" on the cover that they thought was "too hot to handle"?

  • ... that Prince borrowed a keyboard from Pierre Lewis (of The Lewis Connection) and used it to record Soft And Wet?

  • ... that Chris Moon has described Aces as experimental in nature, lasting around 7 minutes long, with Mediterranean and Indian sections?

  • ...that Warner Bros. Records claimed first-day sales of 1.3 million copies for Purple Rain album, a fact backed-up by retailers meeting out of the norm demands, and getting out of stock within 3 days after the album release?

  • ...that when 1999 single was re-released in 1983, more than 150 Pop Radio Stations in the USA were reporting playing the record, compared to around 50 when the single was first released in fall 1982?

  • ...that at time 1999 album went platinum, it was the third double-pocket album released in the 80's decade to top the million sales mark, following Bruce Springsteen's The River and Dan Fogelberg's The Innocent Age?

  • ...that Granada television (UK) and RAI Network (Italy) negociated a $2 million deal for the live transmission of Lovesexy Tour's final European date in Dortmund, Westfallenhalle on 9 September, 1988?
See our archive: Did You Know?

Latest Concerts

6 April, 2014 (am)

Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA
Click above to visit the show page for details!

See other recent shows
30 March, 2014 (am)  ★  20 March, 2014 (am)  ★  19 March, 2014

Latest Releases

The Breakdown digital single

On 18 April, 2014, The Breakdown by Prince was released as a digital single in the USA. It was released in most other territories on 23 April, 2014.

Fallinlove2nite digital single

On 17 March, 2014, Fallinlove2nite by Prince featuring Zooey Deschanel was released as a digital single, four days after the track was streamed on iHeart Radio.

Funknroll + Fallinlove2nite broadcast

On 7 March, 2014, radio station 102.3 KJLH, based in Los Angeles, CA, broadcast studio versions of Funknroll and Fallinlove2nite, along with an interview with Liv Warfield.

Arsenio Hall Show performance videos

On 5 March, 2014, Prince's performances on The Arsenio Hall Show of Funknroll, She's Always In My Hair and Mutiny (all recorded the previous day) were broadcast and posted on the show's website as individual performance videos.

Something In The Water (Does Not Compute) video

On 27 February, 2014, a live video of Something In The Water (Does Not Compute) from 22 February, 2014, Manchester Academy 1, Manchester, England was put on 3rdEyeGirl YouTube account.

Let's Go Crazy video

On 23 February, 2014, a live video excerpt of Let's Go Crazy from 22 February, 2014, Manchester Academy 1, Manchester, England was put on 3rdEyeGirl YouTube account. A full version of the same song was made available on 26 February, 2014.

Liv Warfield: The Unexpected album

On 18 February, 2014, Liv Warfield digitally released her second album The Unexpected, including two tracks with Prince involvement - The Unexpected and Your Show.
See other recent releases: Latest Music Archive

New Pages

The Breakdown (Single)

The Breakdown is a digital single released on 18 April, 2014, as a stand-alone Prince single...>> Read More


Whitecaps is an unreleased song believed to be intended for the upcoming Prince and 3rdEyeGirl album...>> Read More

Arsenio Hall Show

Our page for the live perfomance on Arsenio Hall Show aired on 5 March, 2014...>> Read More


Marz is an unreleased song premiered live on 9 February, 2014, O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England...>> Read More

New Girl Series

New Girl is an American television sitcom developed by Elizabeth Meriwether that premiered on FOX on...>> Read More

Pretzelbodylogic Single

Pretzelbodylogic is a digital single released on 3 February, 2014, and promoted as from the forthcoming album...>> Read More
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