Saturday, July 13, 2024

Big Music Drops Tonight: Unreleased Prince Album Is Already Number 1 on Amazon, Billie Eilish Number 11


The main music dropping tonight is Prince’s “Welcome 2 America” album. We already have two songs from it– “Born 2 Die” and the title track. They are below.

Of course, I’m very excited about the whole album. Prince just shelved it at one point, and now we get to have it.

“Welcome 2 America” is already the number 1 album on Amazon.

Meanwhile, Billie Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever” is number 11 on Amazon before release tonight.

More on Prince in a little while…

And PS maybe maybe we get a Tony Bennett- Lady Gaga single tonight. No actual news yet, but their concerts next week at Radio City are sold out. Tony turns 95 on Tuesday. The album is done. So…

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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