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Prince gearing up for new album

The number 3121 may not only be the number of his house in LA’s Bel Air, it is also the day that the video for the first single of Prince’s new album ‘3121‘ receives its premier on VH1 – 13th December – 12/13 (31/21 reversed).

Prince nominated for 2006 Songwriters Hall of Fame

Prince has been officially nominated to enter into the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame. Officially known as the National Academy of Popular Music, set up in 1969 has nominated Prince along with Neil Young and Pete Townsend to enter into their Hall of Fame for 2006.

Prince fights to protect symbol copyright

Punk band Fenix TX has got in to hot water with their latest album, entitled “Purple Reign In Blood – LIVE” (a recording taken from their reunion tour), it features cover art depicting Prince’s all too famous glyph Prince love symbol.

Song for Hurricane Katrina tragedy

After watching the news Prince was horrified of the tragedy that Hurricane Katrina had caused in his father’s hometown, New Orleans. The news he saw played Sade’s Sweetest Taboo over the footage of the homeless and dying people in the city which inspired Prince to write a song the next day.

Official site update

Probably after getting a lot more hits in recent months, NPGMC has received a face lift for 2005. Prince’s year seems to start at Easter so here right on schedule is his new even slicker site.

New song Satisfied hitting radio stations

Hot on the heals of Prince performing his latest single, Satisfied, during the NAACP Image Awards on the 19th of March, a studio version of the song has now been released to various radio stations, raising speculation that this song could be the first single from a new album.

‘Prince, Pop it’

Stevie Wonder’s new single So What The Fuss, on which Prince plays guitar has made Billboard history as the most aired new song in their R&B chart’s history.