Click Track: Prince

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 10/21/2011

A peek inside “Prince: Inside the Music and the Masks”

A quick glimpse of what’s inside the upcoming Prince biography.

By Chris Richards  |  09:55 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Prince

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Week ahead: Mastodon embraces brevity; Prince Royce induces tears; Kylesa visit Carson

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  06:07 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Mastodon, Kylesa, Prince Royce

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Shakira, Iglesias, Prince Royce win big at Billboard Latin Music Awards; Rapper enters Guinness Book for longest freestyle; Bon Jovi to tour without Sambora

Iglesias takes home nine honors; Chiddy Bang rapper freestyles for over nine hours; New Jersey rock band to tour without guitarist while he’s in rehab.

By Chris Richards  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Shakira, Prince Royce, Enrique Iglesias, Chiddy Bang, Bon Jovi

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 04/12/2011

Prince set for 21 concert run in L.A.; Nicki Minaj to open for Britney Spears this summer

The Purple One will play a whopping 21 shows in Los Angeles; Britney Spears chooses Nicki Minaj to upstage her on her summer tour.

By David Malitz  |  10:08 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Prince, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 02/03/2011

Riffs: Five genre-smashing, superstar-on-superstar interviews we'd like to see

These two could definitely find some things to talk about. It wasn't as momentous as the time Edgar Allen Poe met Charles Dickens. And it certainly wasn't as mind-boggling as this. But the recent pairing of alt-country's professional strange person...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:05 PM ET, 02/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Bonnie Prince Billy, Brandon Flowers, Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, Flaming Lips, Justin Bieber, Killers, Lady Gaga, Michael Stipe, Morrissey, R. Kelly, REM, Smiths, Stevie Nicks, Will Oldham, Win Butler

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 10/27/2010

Red Hot Chili Peppers in the studio; Prince announces tour kick-off; Cool new "Tron" trailer means cool new Daft Punk song

The Chili Peppers are moving on without the man in red. (Photo by Michael Muller) By Chris Richards - With guitarist John Frusciante no longer in the fold, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are soldiering on, recording a new album...

By Chris Richards  |  09:40 AM ET, 10/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Daft Punk, Prince, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 10/15/2010

Prince announces tour; Duff McKagan jams with Guns N' Roses; Bieber loves pizza

We can only hope Prince's "Welcome 2 America" tour includes a D.C. stop. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) By David Malitz and Chris Richards - "I got a lot of hits. Bring friends, bring children, and bring foot spray because it's gonna...

By David Malitz  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Guns N Roses, Justin Bieber, Prince

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 09/03/2010

B-sides: Mavis Staples talks Prince, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan and President Obama

Staples has worked with a bard and a Prince -- and she's been imitated by a king. (Marvin Joseph/TWP) By Chris Richards There's one colossal figure that looms largest in the life of gospel icon Mavis Staples: Her late father...

By Chris Richards  |  04:20 PM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  B-sides | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Mavis Staples, Michael Jackson, Prince

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/23/2010

In concert: Bonnie "Prince" Billy at Rams Head Tavern

Will Oldham - always freaky. (All photos by Josh Sisk/FTWP) By Aaron Leitko It's not that Will Oldham is trying to be weird; it's just his nature. Sunday night at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis, the Louisville, Ky.-bred songwriter, who...

By Aaron Leitko  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Will Oldham

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 08/05/2010

Taking sides: Which popstar's autobiography would you most like to read?

Wouldn't u like 2 read this man's autobiography, 2? (AP Photo/Wireimage, Kevin Mazur) Earlier this week, human trending topic Justin Bieber announced that he'll be publishing an autobiography. Here at Click Track, we love the Biebs as much as the...

By Click Track  |  02:15 PM ET, 08/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Bieber, Prince

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/06/2010

Riffs: Let's Go Crazy: a history of Prince's wackier antics, pronouncements and lawsuits

Prince has got computer blues. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) By Allison Stewart Remember the days when Prince would make some sort of weird pronouncement or do something strange, and everyone acted like he was some kind of mystical oracle instead of...

By Allison Stewart  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Prince

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/23/2010

Lists: When really good soundtracks happen to really bad movies

Mastodon: The only awesome thing about "Jonah Hex." (2009 photo by Kyle Gutafson/FTWP) By Allison Stewart The news that Georgia metal warriors Mastodon will issue a soundtrack to the already much-maligned film "Jonah Hex" next week got Click Track thinking...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Cypress Hill, David Bowie, Electric Light Orchestra, Mark Mothersbaugh, Mastodon, Morris Day, Mudhoney, Olivia Newton-John, Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam, Prince, Sigur Ros, Sonic Youth, the Monkees

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 06/16/2010

In concert: Pantha Du Prince at U Street Music Hall

Walking with a Pantha: Hendrick Weber, better known as Pantha Du Prince, poses for a portrait before his Tuesday night soundcheck at U Street Music Hall. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Aaron Leitko It's easy to dance to Pantha...

By David Malitz  |  12:45 PM ET, 06/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Pantha Du Prince

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 06/16/2010

Drake concert gets ugly

There were no riots at Drake's concert at the 9:30 club Sunday night. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Ally Schweitzer - A free concert by hip hop It boy Drake and pop group Hanson exploded into a near-riot last evening...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  09:05 AM ET, 06/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drake, Hanson, Prince

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/15/2010

New Arcade Fire songs, Big Boi video surface; BET to fete Prince

The wait for the Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs" is killing us. (Kevin Westenberg) By Chris Richards - Lots of Big Summer Album sneak previews popping up online this week: Arcade Fire has new tunes from its forthcoming disc "The Suburbs"...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Big Boi, Prince

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 06/14/2010

Week ahead: Weird Al's in town; Drake's album drops

Weird Al - you know you love him. (REUTERS/Danny Moloshok) In concert: Pantha Du Prince is performing just a handful of shows in America on his first tour since 2007. One of the German electronic music producer's stops will be...

By David Malitz  |  07:00 PM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Drake, Gil Scott-Heron, Miley Cyrus, Pantha Du Prince, Tom Petty, Weird Al Yankovic

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/27/2010

Taking sides: Who should win the next Gershwin Prize?

These are our picks for who should be the next Gershwin Prize recipient. (Clockwise from top left: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI; AP Photo/Patrick Semansky; Andrew Propp; Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images) Macca Week continues here on Click Track -- despite much...

By Chris Richards  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry, James Taylor, Paul McCartney, Prince

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/29/2010

Sick Tom Jones postpones concerts; Prince fans lash out after fanclub glitch

Tom Jones gets sick, postpones concerts. (Reuters/Ng Sor Luan/The Straits Times/Handout) By Ally Schweitzer - Reuters reports that Tom Jones has rescheduled concerts in Manila and Singapore due to laryngitis. Jones's illness follows other bad news for his new multi-billion...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Prince, Tom Jones

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/02/2010

Singles file: Prince, Shane MacGowan with Nick Cave and Johnny Depp

Prince's new one is way better than that Vikings song. (By Alexandra Wyman -- Getty Images) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Prince: "Cause and Effect" The Purple One goes (semi) old...

By David Malitz  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Fabio, Holy Ghost, Prince, Shane MacGowan, XV

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/04/2010

Taking sides: Picking Super Bowl halftime talent

Forget the geriatric rockers - give us Beyonce at halftime. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show -- excuse us, the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show -- will feature a performance by U.K. rock legends the Who. Other...

By David Malitz  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Beyonce, Eminem, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Prince, Radiohead, Rick Ross

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/22/2010

Riffs: How does Prince's Vikings anthem measure up with Bootsy Vegas's "Hail to the Redskins" go-go remix?

Bootsy Vegas is better than Prince ... when it comes to writing songs about football teams. As this year's NFL season winds down, a pattern emerges: Losing teams will be serenaded with really cool songs performed by incredibly obscure...

By Chris Richards  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Bootsy Vegas, Prince

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 12/31/2009

Lists: David Malitz's top 237 shows of 2009

Jay-Z's Inauguration Eve show at the Warner Theatre was historic. This is my favorite year-end list to make because I feel it's the most definitive. I made sure to wait until the very end so I could have a full...

By David Malitz  |  03:44 PM ET, 12/31/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Bob Mould, Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Destroyer, Future of the Left, Jay-Z, Juana Molina, Kurt Vile, Lambchop, Paul McCartney, Primal Scream, Spoon, TV Ghost, TV on the Radio, Times New Viking, Waco Brothers