Prince Estate Awarded $4M Judgment Over EP Release

Producer George Ian Boxill has reportedly been ordered to pay nearly $4 million to the estate of Prince for releasing songs after his death without permission. 

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TUE. BRIEF: Sony Music Revenue Up • Spotify Stock Falls • Prince Documentary • New Kanye • More

TUESDAY 10.30.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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23 Prince Albums, New ‘Anthology’ Available On Spotify, Apple Music and Other Streamers For 1st Time

Twenty three Prince albums are now available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and other music streamers for first time. The superstar singer/songwriter was a vocal critic of music streaming, with. Continue reading

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AM BRIEF: Aretha • 23 Prince Albums Stream • Apple Music Lyric Search • Inside Spotify • More

FRIDAY 8.17.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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WED. BRIEF: iHeartRadio Reaches 120M • Tim Cook On Curation • Unreleased Prince • More

WEDNESDAY 8.8.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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Prince, Dancing Baby Video Lawsuit Settled Decade Later

The baby involved in now in middle school, but after more a decade of high stakes tension, we can all rest more easily knowing that the Prince ‘dancing baby' case. Continue reading

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MON. BRIEF: Beyoncé, Jay-Z Joint Album • Sony Strikes Prince Deal • Stream Rippers Shutter • More

MONDAY 6.18.18 Music Business News From Around The Web  Updated continuously under our More News tab

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TIDAL Lands Exclusive On Unreleased Prince Music

The Prince Estate and TIDAL have announced plans to debut new Prince music exclusively on the streaming service. The new album will contain previously unreleased material from Prince's extensive vault. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In final look back on a full and complex week of music business news, we revisit hard lessons learned from the Prince estate crisis, a big pay day from ASCAP,. Continue reading

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Lessons from Prince’s Estate, Still Unsettled On 2nd Anniversary Of His Death

[UPDATED] This Saturday marks the second anniversary of Prince's untimely death. Alex Heiche of Sound Royalties explores why the estate is still unsettled, costing his heirs millions and his fans a. Continue reading

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