Prince, iconic singer-songwriter, poet, seven-time Grammy winner, died yesterday, he was 57.
He performed his final show at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre just one week ago after postponing two of his other shows in Atlanta the week before due to the flu.
“Purple Rain” was the last song he ever performed.
— Shawna Michaels (@ShawnaMichaels) April 21, 2016
Not only did she make TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential List, she’s also been named Britain’s richest female singer – Adele! Adele has a fortune of about $123 million. She reportedly earned just over $50 million in the past year alone. This puts her at number 30 on the overall list of U.K. and Ireland music millionaires. The only female musician who ranks above her is … Enya, who is Irish.
According to a new study the lyrics to this performers songs were way more relevant than Shakespeare to a group of 1,000 British adults between 18-25. The survey found that an average of 43% of respondents could identify these lyrics, while only 38% could correctly pick out Shakespeare. In fact, fully 33% could not recognize “to be or not to be” from Hamlet. But they sure knew “Girlfriend” and “Sorry” from Justin Bieber!