Music star, Justin Timberlake has sold his entire song catalog.
Timberlake sold his music to London-based firm Hipgnosis Song Management, joining a wave of music stars who are selling the rights to their music for millions of dollars.
Hipgnosis Management announced on Thursday, May 26, the purchase of all the singer’s copyrights on tracks he wrote or co-wrote — totalling 200 songs, according to Hipgnosis CEO Merck Mercuriadis.
The songs bought include include “SexyBack,” “Can’t Stop the Feeling” and “Mirrors.”
The music catalogue was bought for a value of $100 million, according to the The Wall Street Journal.
Timberlake has been singing for the last two decades after finding fame in 1995 as a member of boy band phenomenon N-SYNC.
After the group’s success, he launched a solo career that has included five studio albums and 40 singles.
The deal covers Timberlake’s publishing rights only, so only songs that he had a hand in writing are included in the deal.
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Source: Linda Ikeji