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“Love Symbol”: New Statue Added To Prince’s Paisley Park

CHANHASSEN, Minn. — An 11-foot statue of Prince’s famed love symbol is unveiled at Paisley Park. The statue will greet visitors to Paisley Park as they enter the Chanhassen museum. According to Paisley Park, Prince assumed the symbol as his identity in 1993 after becoming frustrated with his publishing and recording contracts which owned the name Prince. The symbol was…

Prince Estate Slams Trump’s Use of ‘Purple Rain’ at Rally

Prince's estate released a statement saying it "will never give permission to President Trump to use Prince's songs.''

MINNEAPOLIS–The estate of musical legend Prince is objecting to President Donald Trump’s use of a Prince song before a campaign rally in Minneapolis Thursday night. The Trump campaign played Prince’s “Purple Rain” as the audience at the rally waited for the president to begin speaking. Prince’s estate released a statement after the rally saying it “will never give permission to…

Prince’s Estate Will Operate Paisley Park

Graceland Holdings, which runs Elvis Presley's tourist attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, had been operating Prince's Paisley Park.

CHANHASSEN, M.N.–Prince’s estate will take over management of the late rock star’s studio complex near Minneapolis. Graceland Holdings, which runs Elvis Presley’s tourist attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, had been operating Prince’s Paisley Park in Chanhassen as a museum since October 2016. Prince’s sister, Sharon Nelson, says the family will manage Paisley Park because the contract expires at the end of…

Prince memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ coming out in the fall

NEW YORK (AP) – The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29. Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that “The Beautiful Ones” will combine a Prince unfinished manuscript with rare photos, scrapbooks and lyrics. First announced just weeks before his 2016 death, the 288-page book will include an introduction…

Timberwolves, Prince estate unveil new Prince-inspired uniforms

Courtesy: Minnesota TimberwolvesCHANHASSEN, Minn. – The Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled new uniforms inspired by Minnesota music icon Prince Thursday at Paisley Park. The Prince-inspired City Edition uniforms, of course, feature the singer’s favorite color–purple. They were designed in collaboration with Prince’s estate. The new uniform will debut on Friday, Nov. 16 at the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Target Center. Fans can purchase City Edition…

Prince Estate & Sony Agree To Release 35 Recordings

The catalog included in the deal will be distributed by Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The Prince estate and Sony Music Entertainment have signed a distribution deal for 35 of Prince’s previously released album titles. The catalog included in the deal will be distributed by Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony. According to details announced Wednesday, albums originally released between 1995 and 2010 will be available for worldwide distribution this year, including…

No Criminal Charges Will Be Filed In Prince’s Death

The announcement Thursday from Carver County Attorney Mark Metz means the state's investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him is closed.

MINNEAPOLIS – The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died says he’s filing no criminal charges in the musician’s death. The announcement Thursday from Carver County Attorney Mark Metz means the state’s investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him is closed. It came hours after documents revealed a doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for…

Prince’s Heirs Have Yet To Collect Any Money From His Estate

Rock Star Died Two Years Ago This Month

CHANHASSEN, Minn. — As the second anniversary of Prince’s death approaches, the rock star’s heirs have yet to collect a dollar of his estimated $200 million estate. But bankers, lawyers and consultants have earned millions from it. The long saga to settle the estate provides a cautionary tale about what can happen when someone dies without leaving a will. Prince…

Prince’s Guitar Sell for Over Half a Million Dollars

That's the highest amount paid for one of the late rock star's guitars

  NATIONAL — A guitar that Prince used in the 1980s and 90s has sold for $700,000. That’s the highest amount paid for one of the late rock star’s guitars. Julien’s Live auction house anticipated the teal blue Cloud guitar would be sold for $60,000 to $80,000. Prince donated it in 1994 to benefit Los Angeles earthquake relief. The guitar…

Prince Heirs Asking for Removal of Estate Management Company

The three are upset that Comerica recently removed the contents of Prince's vault

  NATIONAL — Three heirs of Prince are asking a judge to remove the company that is managing his estate. Sharon and Norrine Nelson, the late music superstar’s half sisters, and their brother, John R. Nelson, filed a motion Friday to remove Comerica Bank & Trust as estate executor. The three are upset that Comerica recently removed the contents of…