(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —
In a landmark agreement, Universal Music Publishing Group renewed its long term worldwide publishing administration deal with Prince.
"Not only is Prince a legend, but he remains a world-class musician, considered by many to be the most prolific hit-maker of our generation as well as one of the best live artists," said David Renzer, chairman & CEO, Universal Music Publishing Group. "The fact that he is re-signing to Universal Music Publishing Group speaks to the dedication and commitment we can show to a world-class high caliber artist like Prince. We are thrilled to have concluded this deal and consider it a privilege to continue our long-term relationship with him."
The deal includes administration of Prince's numerous future works and his complete, extensive back catalog of more than 35 albums and compilations. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen