Prince's estate halts release of new EP, 'Deliverance,' report says

Published: Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 3:51 AM

Prince fans were expecting a drop of previously unreleased material on April 21, the one-year anniversary of the singer’s death.

But Prince’s estate said otherwise.

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One day after it was announced that the EP, “Deliverance,” would arrive to streaming outlets in conjunction with the commemoration of Prince’s passing, the estate reportedly won a restraining order to halt the release.

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The six songs on the EP were co-written and co-produced by Prince and George Ian Boxill, who compiled the material for release. But Wednesday evening, a judge ruled that Boxill has no right to distribute the music to the public and referenced a confidentiality agreement that Boxill signed when he recorded with Prince in the mid-2000s.

According to TMZ, the restraining order expires on May 3; a hearing is expected prior to that date.

Upon the announcement of the new material, “Deliverance” hit No. 1 on the iTunes Pre-Order chart. Those who pre-ordered the album prior to the restraining order were granted the immediate download of the title track.

VIDEO: Bruno Mars opens 2017 BET Awards

Published: Sunday, June 25, 2017 @ 11:45 PM

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25:  Bruno Mars performs onstage at 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)
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The 2017 BET Awards opened with an energizing performance from Bruno Mars.

Billboard reported that the first-time BET Award winner performed "Perm,” an upbeat song from his latest album “24K Magic.”

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Mars and his band, the Hooligans, rollicked and rolled across the stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and got the crowed ready for the show. 

Mars closed out the performance with a solo dance break in a baseball-inspired outfit.

A video of the performance from BET  can be watched below.

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Published: Sunday, June 25, 2017 @ 8:34 PM
Updated: Sunday, June 25, 2017 @ 11:54 PM

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: (L-R) Quavo, Offset and Takeoff of Migos perform onstage at 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images )
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The 2017 BET Awards was star studded and filled with appearances from the biggest names in R&B, pop, hip hop and rap.

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Bruno Mars, Remy Ma, Cardi B, Fat Joe, Migos and more artists hit the stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. 

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Here is the full list of winners from the show.

WATCH: Xscape reunites for performance at BET Awards

Published: Monday, June 26, 2017 @ 2:33 AM

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25:  (L-R) Kandi Burruss, Tamika Scott, Tameka Cottle, and LaTocha Scott of Xscape perform onstage at 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)
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Consider the Xscape reunion launched.

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Performing for the first time in 18 years, the original quartet of Kandi Burruss, LaTocha Scott, Tamika Scott and Tameka “Tiny” Harris hit the stage at the 2017 BET Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Wearing various forms of sequins and sparkles, the ladies thrilled the crowd with a throwback medley of their '90s-era hits “Understanding,” “Who Can I Run To” and “Just Kickin’ It.”

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The public return is the first step of the Xscape reunion roll-out.

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Erin Andrews marries former NHL player Jarret Stoll in Montana

Published: Monday, June 26, 2017 @ 1:25 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 16:  Jarret Stoll and Erin Andrews attend An Unforgettable Evening at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 16, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
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Erin Andrews is a married woman!

The “Dancing With the Stars” co-host wed her hockey player fiancé in an intimate ceremony in Montana surrounded by close friends and family on Saturday, according to People.

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Just days before the ceremony, Andrews took to Instagram to share a beautiful photo of the sunset.

“Stop,” she captioned the image.

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Stop

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The couple started dating in 2012, and Stoll proposed over the holidays at Disneyland’s exclusive Club 33.

Andrews described the romantic proposal during an interview with “Good Morning America.”

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“We went there for Christmas to see the Christmas decorations, and we had a lovely dinner there, and he did it right there at dinner at Disneyland. I was bawling like a child,” she gushed.

Congratulations to the happy couple!

Perfect #LCR

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