January 11, 2017
Ed Sheeran has confirmed his new album is indeed titled Divide, as rumored. Additionally, Sheeran revealed the entire 12-song tracklist for Divide in a photo on Instagram. Divide still has no official release date yet.
Global Music Rights (GMR) has signed a deal to represent Prince's catalog. Commenting on the signing, Irving Azoff, founder of GMR, said, "I couldn’t be happier that Prince, who, during his lifetime, I worked with at various times over the last 30 years, will have his incredible roster of works represented by GMR. Prince was an iconoclast, who never settled for second best, and now his Estate has ensured that the public performance rights are protected in a way befitting their significance." Yesterday it was announced that Prince's estate had signed a merchandising and licensing agreement with Bravado.