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Prince’s Vegas vacation

It happens to them all, Frank Sinatra, Elvis, even Siegfried and Roy, they all made Vegas home to their twilight career.

The Versace Experience (Mk II)

Prince provides the music in person for Donatella Versace’s fashion collection showing in Milan on 29th September.

Prince and Manuela divorce

Reports in the media have announced that Prince and Manuela had filed for divorce on the 24th of May. Manuela Testolini and Prince got secretly married on New Year’s Eve 2001.

Legal row closes NPG Music Club

After pushing the boundaries of his online music club, it seems like winning the Webby Award for the best online music site was too much for Prince and has put the club “in hiatus” because, he says, it has gone as far as it can possibly go in its current form.

What the fuss? Prince returns to winning form

The Black Entertainment (BET) Awards honoured the purple hero with Best R&B Male at this year’s ceremony, he said “This was unexpected, I appreciate it nonetheless”.

New York park turns Paisley

Prince gave his own special wake up call on Good Morning America to a packed Bryant Park, New York on 16 June. The free show from 7am, surprised the capacity crowd with Let’s Go Crazy, Get On The Boat and Tamar’s Redhead Stepchild.

3-1-2-ONE Tops Billboard Chart

Its not 31 or 21, but number 1. Yes, 3121 has become Prince’s first album since Batman (1989) to reach the top slot in the US. It sold 184,450 in its first week, 14% more than the second highest selling album.