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    Wed, 29 May 2013 15:12:58

    Prince Signs Deal With Kobalt Music - He will retain his rights to the material and foster other artists

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    • Prince - LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27:  Singer Patti LaBelle (R) presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to Prince (R) during the 2010 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
    • Prince - LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27:  (L-R) Musicians Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monae, Esperanza Spalding and Alicia Keys perform a tribute to Prince during the 2010 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
    • Prince - LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27:  Musician Esperanza Spalding performs a tribute to Prince during the 2010 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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    His Purple Highness aka Prince has signed a new deal with Kobalt Music Group to market and distribute his own work without giving up control over his rights. That, musicians, is a sweet deal, and amen to an artist of Prince's caliber to be able broker it.

    Prince will release music by new artists, as well as his own recordings and other Prince-produced material. He will be utilizing Kobalt's label services for marketing and distribution and other needs, so the label will provide support services to promote the music.

    Even more exciting, The Purple One will also offer artist development and recording services for newly-signed artists that Kobalt will market and distribute.

    What is your favorite Prince song?

    —Carly Costello
    05.29.13



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