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News relating to Prince’s death on 21 April 2016.

Estate bid to get Prince’s music online ahead of Grammys

In what is seen as a precursor to getting Prince’s vast music catalogue put back onto streaming services, such as Spotify and iTunes, took a step closer as a licensing deal is signed between Bremer Trust (the company managing the late musician’s estate) and Global Music Rights.

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Paisley Park becomes a museum

Paisley Park Studios, Prince’s home since 1985, which opened its doors to tourists on 6 October, was forced shut following concerns by Chanhassen City Council for public safety from the increased traffic and pedestrians around the property, 7801 Audubon Road.

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Prince storms UK and US charts

The wake of Prince’s death on 21 April has seen a surge in interest of Prince’s back catalogue, returning fourteen albums to the UK charts and eleven in Billboard’s Top 100.

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A Case of flU

A bout of flu on 7 April saw Prince cancelling his two shows for the Piano & A Microphone tour scheduled at Altanta’s Fox Theatre on the day they were due to take place.

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