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Lhe Colombian singer Shakira has become over the years one of the most followed artists and whose music he has put locals and strangers to dance. He has even sung at three World Cups: Germany 2006, South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014.
Undoubtedly, his presentations have allowed the whole world to know his music, as well as continuing to ratify the talent of Colombian singers and continue to leave the name of the country at the top. This has led Shakira You have decided to make the most of your copyright.
Shakira signed an agreement that sells a total of 145 songs to the record company Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, which allows them to have 100% of the music publishing rights of the Colombian, as well as the participation in the income of publication and the letters of this catalog.
According to a statement issued by the musical company, Shakira is happy with the decision made and trust in the value they place on artists and their creations.
“I am honored that songwriting has given me the privilege of communicating with others, of being part of something bigger than myself. I know that Hipgnosis be a great home for my catalog and I am very happy to partner with this company run by Merck, which truly values artists and their creations and is an ally for songwriters (…) who care deeply about the continued life of their songs. “
Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited is a company br? is in charge of managing songs and investing in music intellectual property co-founded by Nile Rodgers and Merck Mercuriadis, who has managed to direct the careers of great figures such as Elton John and Beyonc.
Among the group of artists to whom Shakira enters, after reaching this agreement, they are Bob Dylan, Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Debbie Harry (Blondie), Chryssie Hynde (Pretenders), The Chainsmokers o Mark Ronson.
In the last days, the signing also took 50 percent of the rights to Neil Yong’s repertoire, about 1,180 songs for about 50 million dollars, an industry source reported to Variety magazine.
Hipgnosis Songs itself confirmed these arguments in its welcome greeting to Shakira: “She is an excellent creator who has paved the way from what was a great physical success to now having a greater success streaming than most of his contemporary colleagues. It is wonderful for us to welcome the queen of Latin music and much more. “