Tonight on night two of the blind audition rounds on 'The Voice,' coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera opened the show with an ode to His Royal Badness, Prince. The superstar panel of mentors performed a medley of songs by the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker, with each of them getting their own little solo spot to show off their different types of vocals.
Stacy Francis is 'X Factor''s answer to Season 10 'American Idol' singer Pia Toscano in that she sticks to the room-filling, diva-like ballads. Francis has the type of powerhouse voice that could allow her to win this competition, hands down, since America loves an underdog -- and one with talent, to boot. On tonight's episode, she performed Prince's essential ballad 'Purple Rain.'
A perfume company is enjoying the sweet smell of victory in its legal case against Prince. A New York City judge has ruled in favor of Revelations Perfume & Cosmetic and has ordered the Purple One to pay $4 million to the company because he reneged on a deal he entered into in 2006 to promote a fragrance bearing his name and likeness.
Kanye West is all about the high-profile collabs right now, be it live or recorded. West, who is currently riding a crest of media exposure and publicity thanks to his 'Watch the Throne' project with fellow luminary Jay-Z, joined Prince on stage at Way Out West 2011 in Sweden on Friday, Aug. 12.