Prince estate sells the late artists publishing rights

New York publishing company Primary Wave now has a controlling stake in the rights to the late artists intellectual property as three of Princes siblings cash out.

Hipgnosis has success during the midst of music streaming boom

Songs fund reports that Hipgnosis has seen a 66% revenue rise after buying 84 catalogues last year, including Neil Young and Beyoncé.

Top songwriters for artists including Ariana Grande demand fair credit for writing hits

Why should artists get paid for songs they didn’t even write? The Pact, a group of US songwriters, is fighting back.

Shakira Becomes Latest Star To Sell The Rights To Her Songs

Get ready to hear Shakira’s music whenever, wherever as Hipgnosis purchases Shakira’s entire back-catalogue.

Why Music Legends Are Selling Their Publishing Rights

As Streaming Services Dominate A Gold Rush Has Erupted For Publishing Rights, Especially Among Stars From The 60’s, 70’s, 80’s & 90’s.