The heirs of Prince, who in april 2016 at age 57 died, have signed a contract with record company Sony. After the death of Prince knoopten his sister and five half-brothers negotiations with the biggest record labels, Sony, Warner and Universal. During his career, Prince is very critical about the music industry. Mid-nineties, he struck the door close to Warner and started his own music publishing. The contract is in phases. Nineteen albums between 1995 and 2010 came out are now available again at Sony. From 2021 there will still be twelve other, like Controversy, 1999 and Around the world in a day. The most successful album, Purple rain, is not in the deal.