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Anne Hathaway Praises 'Empress' Beyoncé for Lemonade: 'Respect Beyond Respect'

Anne Hathaway Praises 'Empress' Beyoncé for Lemonade: 'Respect Beyond Respect'

Originally posted 04/27/2016 11:20AM

Anne Hathaway is bowing down to "Empress" Bey.

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Jehovah's Witness Church Release Statement Over Prince's Death, Says He 'Found Fulfillment Sharing His Faith With Others'

Originally posted 04/22/2016 11:45PM

The Jehovah's Witness Church has released a statement following the untimely death of Prince, who officially converted to the religion in 2003.

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9 Hit Songs Meant for Other People

9 Hit Songs Meant for Other People

Originally posted 04/22/2016 06:25PM

It's no secret that a pop star's biggest hit may not have been written by them, a tradition that's probably as old as recorded music at this point. But when you start getting into the upper echelons of sending a song around to be recorded, you have no idea where it's going to end up. A writer might intend a song for one artist, and thanks to the vagaries of the music industry, it could wind up with someone completely different. Below are nine such examples.

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WATCH: Prince Performs Heartfelt Rendition of 'Purple Rain' for the Last Time at His Final Concert

Originally posted 04/22/2016 11:05AM

Smiling at his final concert in Atlanta on April 14, Prince closed out his show with a heartfelt performance of the song that became known as his defining hit: "Purple Rain."

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Filed Under: Death, Music, Prince
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From the PEOPLE Archive: Get to Know Sheila E., Prince's Former Collaborator and Love

From the PEOPLE Archive: Get to Know Sheila E., Prince's Former Collaborator and Love

Originally posted 04/22/2016 12:50PM

Prince, the legendary singer-songwriter and seven-time Grammy winner, was pronounced dead on Thursday. He was 57. In 1984, PEOPLE sat down with the music icon's frequent collaborator (and later fiancé) Sheila E. to discuss her time working alongside Prince. Read the profile below:

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Filed Under: Death, Music, Prince, Sheila E.

13 of Prince's Most Enduring Myths, Mysteries and Legends

Originally posted 04/21/2016 07:30PM

Prince was one of music's most colorful personalities, figuratively and literally. He was notoriously open about some things – sex, for example – but also intensely private in some ways. You might say he contained multitudes.

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Purple Faith: Prince's Life as a Jehovah's Witness

Originally posted 04/21/2016 05:15PM

Prince's conversion to the Jehovah's Witness religion actually started, in a roundabout way, with Sly & the Family Stone. Well, that's not entirely accurate: It started with Graham Central Station, the funk group started by Sly and the Family Stone bassist Larry Graham after his tenure in that band.

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8 Amazing Covers of Prince Songs by Everyone from Beyoncé to the Foo Fighters

Originally posted 04/21/2016 05:00PM

At this point, it'd be a challenge to find a musician who isn't influenced by Prince in some way. His majestic voice, formidable guitar technique and songwriting sensibilities formed a repository of 20th century American music, and everyone from Patti Smith to Alicia Keys has seemingly acknowledged this influence with a cover. Let's take a look at some of the best.

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From the PEOPLE Archive: Why Prince Once Went on a Blind Date with a Fan

Originally posted 04/21/2016 04:50PM

Prince, iconic singer-songwriter and seven-time Grammy winner, has died at the age of 57. In 1986, to celebrate the release of his movie Under the Cherry Moon, Prince agreed to go on a blind date with a radio contest winner. PEOPLE caught up with the lucky fan to discuss her night out with the music icon. Read the cover story below:

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Filed Under: Death, Music, Prince

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