Irving Azoff's Global Music Rights has inked a deal with the Prince Estate to earn the late icon's performing rights and represent his treasured catalog.
As of 10/1/16, GMR is responsible for licensing for all of Prince’s tracks (released and unreleased) globally.
“I couldn’t be happier that Prince, who, during his lifetime, I worked with at various times over the last 30 years, will have his incredible roster of works represented by GMR," shared Azoff. "Prince was an iconoclast, who never settled for second best, and now his Estate has ensured that the public performance rights are protected in a way befitting their significance.”
Added GMR CEO Randy Grimmett, “Prince was a musical genius. It is a privilege to represent his vast catalog which has influenced, informed and inspired fans for decades.”
“Uniting Prince with GMR was a no-brainer," added estate advisor Charles Koppelman. "Prince has always advocated for artist rights, and GMR is on the forefront of protecting performing rights for writers and composers. We are thrilled that we are part of Global Music Rights for worldwide representation.”
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