David Bowie He is one of the most recognized and respected artists in the music world, his songs have fascinated every generation and he has songs that still sound worldwide today.
David Bowie sold song rights to Warner, known amount in the millions
Now the family of Ziggy Stardust decided to retain the rights to the entire musical work of David Bowie. Warner Chappell Music reported that it will own the catalog amid a wave of lucrative sales of its material from other artists.
Warner Chapel the financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but the specialist publication Variety has assured them that they will $ 250 million.
The most important songs by David Bowie are in the sold catalog
The catalog of David Bowie includes “Space Oddity”, “Changes”, “Life on Mars?” and “heroes”, which “has forever changed the course of modern music,” said Guy Moot, chief executive of the company, in a statement.
“We are very proud to have been selected to be the custodians of the David Bowie legacy, a catalog of the most revolutionary, influential and enduring in music history,” he said.
The announcement came days after the 75th birthday of David Bowie, on January 8th and almost six years after his death, on January 10th, 2016 after a long battle with cancer.
The sale comes amid a wave of similar deals from major rock stars. In December, Bruce Springsteen announced the sale of its song catalog to Sony for about $. on500 million, and in October 81-year-old Tina Turner sold her music rights to the German group BMG.
Last year, Bob DylanThe 80-year-old sold his published catalog to Universal Music for an estimated $ 300 million.
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