Apple Music Hits Celebrates Prince Today for Honoring His Influence on Music • EBONY

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In view of the release of Prince’s Welcome 2 America, an album of unreleased music from the infamous vaults of his Minneapolis studio, Paisley Park. Apple Music Hits will celebrate its version of “Prince Day” this Friday.

The streaming service will dedicate the whole day to Prince playing songs from the massive “His Royal Badness” discography.

According to the press release obtained by EBONY, Prince fans can “listen live for free as Apple Music Hits takes you through Prince’s Welcome 2 America release, its treasure trove of classics on Apple Music, and much more. Pay homage to the artist who reinvented the genres of funk, rock, soul, pop and R&B, and who changed music forever. Prince Day… only on Apple Music Hits.

Without a doubt, Prince is one of the greatest musicians of all time. A master in several genres, he is the pioneer of Minneapolis sound. He made the world discover The Time, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Morris Day, Vanity 6, Apollonia 6, Sheila E, Jesse Johnson, Mazarati, The Family, The Revolution, and Wendy & Lisa.

During his illustrious career, Prince has released 39 studio albums (including four soundtrack albums), four live albums, nine compilation albums (including one soundtrack album), 17 video albums and three posthumous albums. He has sold over 150 million records worldwide, ranking him among the best-selling musical artists of all time. Garnering commercial success and rave reviews, he won seven Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BET Lifetime Achievement Award and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 during of its first year. of eligibility.

Check out the “Prince Day” lineup only on Apple Music Hits Schedule below:

4:00 am PST Estelle’s showEstelle hosts a special Prince Tribute with DJ Kiss

6:00 am PST Jayde donovanJayde’s show will feature his Prince selections

9:00 a.m. PST Radio Easy Hits with SabiSabi presents a special “As Written By” with songs written or produced by Prince for other artists as well as classic covers of Prince

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11:00 am PST Rock classicsJenn Marino presents the harder rock influenced tracks from Prince’s classic catalog.

12:00 p.m. PST Pure returnNat and Nicole (NinaSky) offer a special Prince mix

1:00 p.m. PST Radio Glydezone with DāM FunKDām dedicates a set to Prince Adjacent’s, the artists and musicians who surrounded the Minneapolis Monarch

2:00 p.m. PST STROMBOStrombo dedicates its show to Prince–Hour 1 is a prince Welcome 2 America album special, featuring NPG contributors Morris Hayes and Shelby J. Hour 2, Strombo traces the lineage and influence of Prince on other artists. 4:00 p.m. Radio here to there with DJ SpinnaSpinna has gained worldwide recognition for her Prince-themed parties and mixes. For Apple’s “Prince Day”, Spinna will play a 2-hour mega-mix of classics, rarities and more.


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