David Guetta to sell his music catalogue in $100 million deal

The DJ and producer is one of the youngest artists to sell his music rights during the licensing gold rush.

Mick Fleetwood Follows Bandmates Footsteps And Sells Music Rights

Music publishing Giant BMG snaps up Mick Fleetwood’s interests in all of Fleetwood Mac’s recorded work, except for first two albums.

Hipgnosis Raises Another £231 million to Buy More Music Rights – Investors Seem Hungry

Hipgnosis is a company we have been watching closely over the years as they are trying to get investors interested again in acquiring music assets as an investment class. Hipgnosis has just announced that they…

SESAC and SUISA join forces for the first transatlantic music rights organisation

SESAC Holdings and SUISA have come together from across the ocean to launch Mint Digital Licensing, a collaborative rights collecting organisation. It seems an unlikely match, Swiss collecting society SUISA and US music rights managers…

What is the difference between composition and sound recording royalties on YouTube?

A composition is made up of the music or melody and the accompanying lyrics of a song. The sound recording is the actual recording of that composition. Each represents a separate copyright. If you write…