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Background information
Birth name Prince Rogers Nelson
Born June 7, 1958
Born place Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Genre(s) R&B
New Wave
Years active 1976—present
Label(s) Paisley Park Records
NPG Records
Associated acts The Revolution
The Time
The Family

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Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958), better known as simply Prince, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He has been known under the unpronounceable symbol, which he used between 1993 and 2000. During that period he was frequently referred to in the media as "The Artist Formerly Known as Prince", often abbreviated to "TAFKAP", or simply "The Artist".

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Lewis Hamilton Buys Prince's Guitar For $100,000

April 14, 2011
Formula 1 racing car driver Lewis Hamilton has bought one of Prince's guitars for $100,000. Appearing on US TV show George Lopez Tonight, the singer said he auctioned off the Fender Stratocaster to the driver as part of his effort to help arts, education and environment funds.   Read more 

Prince Sued By New York Law Firm For $700,000

March 2, 2011
Prince is being sued by a New York law firm for $700,000, according to reports. The company claim that the singer owes them $700,000 in legal fees, which include providing financial services in cases with his ex wife, reports Billboard.  Read more 

The Beatles, Prince Nominated To Enter Grammy Hall of Fame

December 10, 2010
The Beatles and Prince have been nominated to enter the Grammy Hall Of Fame, it has been revealed. The Beatles' ‘Penny Lane’ and Prince’s 1984 hit ‘Purple Rain’, have been nominated as well as Otis Redding's 'I've Been Loving You Too Long' and Ray Charles's 'Genius + Soul = Jazz'.  Read more 

Prince 'To Perform On The X Factor'

November 2, 2010
Prince is set to perform on the grand final of this year's X Factor, it's been reported. The singer is understood to have agreed to appear on the reality show in December after being approached by Simon Cowell.  Read more 

Prince Announces Initial Welcome To America Tour Dates

October 26, 2010
Prince has announced the first dates on his upcoming Welcome To America tour. The singer will begin the jaunt three shows at the Izod Center in New Jersey on December 14,15 and 17.  Read more 

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