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„Universal Preps Prince’s „3121“ Album for Major Marketing Campaign 3121…more info than you can handle!
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP’S EXPECTATIONS ON PRINCE’S PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR THE UPCOMING ALBUM!
2/7 add date for ‚Black Sweat‘. Vinyl will be serviced to clubs and mixshows
‚Black Sweat‘ will impact BET, VH1 and MTV mid February
„¢ MTV Unplugged from the house and VMA performance from his house via satellite
„¢ Making The Video for next single.
„¢ Possible Storytellers from the house…
„¢ Never before done retail campaign beg. Feb 7th with 6-week global iTunes pre-order. Digital ‚purple ticket‘ promotion
„¢ Mutli-tiered countdown on AOL music kicking off with First listen world premiere of single
„¢ Superstar feature placement of ‚Black Sweat‘ video on major online partners including Yahoo! Music, AOL Music,MySpace, Apple iTunes…
„¢ Aggressive online promotions campaign hitting music, lifestyle and tastemaker blogs & sites
„¢ Targets will include: 60 Minutes, CBS Sunday Morning, Ellen, Good Morning America, Larry King Live, Oprah, SNL, Today Show, Tonight Show
„¢ MAJOR ‚3121‘ TV Special in progress…. details TBA
„¢ Heavy media campaign to include major market advertising w/ „¢ TV „¢ radio „¢ Snipes in top 10 markets „¢ Print
„¢ Purple Ticket promotion: „An Evening With Prince – A private performance at Prince’s house“.
(7 winning tickets will be inserted into the initial run of CDs.)
Worldwide tour begins in May
*** „Nothing is confirmed…“ Says Spokesperson of Prince’s camp NPGMusicClub.
Though they (NPGMC) stated that: This is a „wish list“ Universal created and is using on a sales page 2 start taking orders from retail for the new album. We xpected it 2 b leaked online (because everything from Universal gets leaked eventually).
But again, „NOTHING is confirmed yet“ *** – Says NPGMC“