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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.
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.
Forbes Magazine has ranked Prince as the 8th most powerful musician for 2004. The list is based on concert ticket sales, earnings, web hits and media coverage.
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.
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