|NPGMusicPublishing.com is a Prince website launched on 4 April, 2014 to serve as his new publishing company, NPG Public Publishing, main contact.
Since the release of Controversy album, Prince has always controlled his copyrights though his many publishing companies (Controversy Music, Emancipated Music Inc etc.).
Lately administrated by Universal Music, Prince decided to be a free agent in 2012. A press release on 4 April, 2014 announced that Prince created a new publishing company and was assigning it the rights to his latest single Fallinlove2nite. In addition, Prince’s entire back catalog was assigned to the Publishing Company.
It is not uncommon for bands and artists to own their own publishing companies. Ray Charles was the pioneer in this.
Of note 6 song were registred under NPG Music Publishing between August and November 1995 in the US Copyright Office: Mo' Better, Rock ‘N’ Roll Is Alive! (And It Lives In Minneapolis), Children Of The Sun, Ain’t No Place Like U, In Your Gracious Name and Baby Don’t Care.
At launch, the website only contains a contact form.