Corey Irwin is a writer and editor for Ultimate Classic Rock. He’s spent more than 15 years working in radio, including stints in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition to UCR, he has written for Diffuser, Ultimate Prince and Music Connection Magazine
35 Years Ago: Prince’s ‘Unbelievable’ ‘Purple Rain’ Oscars Win
For a brief moment, Oscar gold was turned to purple.
16 Years Ago: Prince is Enshrined in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The night featured emphatic performances, some heartfelt words and a guitar solo that brought the house down.
Prince’s Infamous ‘3121’ Home on Sale for $30 Million
Prince rented the home from an NBA star, and then radically redesigned it without permission.
When Prince Rocked the Revived ‘Arsenio Hall Show’
With his humor, charm and incredible musical talent all on display, Prince owned the night during this 2014 appearance.
5 Years Ago: Beck Hugs Prince at the Grammys, Then Regrets It
Beck's unexpected Grammy win brought him on stage with Prince -- and led to an awkward embrace.
The Night Prince Owned the AMAs and Blew Off ‘We Are the World’
Prince took home three awards but failed to show up to record the charity single.
When Prince Showed Off His ‘Instincts for Comedy’ on ‘New Girl’
Prince was a big fan of the sitcom, though his appearance almost fell apart days before shooting began.
When Prince Rocked His Super Bowl Press Conference
Instead of answering questions, Prince let his music do the talking.
How One Man Risked Electrocution to Save Prince’s Super Bowl Show
The legendary, rain-soaked performance could have gone much differently.
Usher and Sheila E. Perform Prince Medley at the Grammys
With their award show performance, the singer and percussionist delivered three of Prince's most memorable hits.