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Mötley Crüe sells its entire catalog of recorded music to BMG – Rolling Stone

In music industry, it’s extremely common for artists to aspire to ownership of their original recordings, but Mötley Crüe has found itself in the enviable position of doing the opposite: the hair metal legends have signed a new deal to sell the their entire catalog of music recorded at BMG. Mötley Crüe are one of […]

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Re-Wind Network publishes reused blade design catalog

Photo credit: Re-Wind Network Re-Wind Network is an interdisciplinary research team made up of experts from the City University of New York, Munster Technological University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Queen’s University Belfast and University College Cork, as well as industry affiliates that drive innovation in the reuse of wind blades. The group recently announced the […]

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Re-Wind Network publishes catalog of reused blade designs

Photo credit: Re-Wind Network Re-Wind Network is an interdisciplinary research team made up of experts from the City University of New York, Munster Technological University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Queen’s University Belfast and University College Cork, as well as industry affiliates driving innovation in wind turbine blade repurposing. The group recently announced the release of […]

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Toto drummer Jeff Porcaro’s publishing catalog, primary royalties acquired by Primary Wave for $30 million

Primary wave music has finalized an agreement to acquire the music publishing catalog of Jeff Porcaro – drummer and one of the songwriters of the iconic American rock band TOTO — for about $30 million. The agreement also includes the grammys the winner’s master royalties on all albums he has performed on with the band. […]

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Primary Wave Reaches $ 30 Million Deal to Purchase Catalog from TOTO Drummer Jeff Porcaro

Primary Wave Music has entered into an agreement to acquire the music publishing catalog of Jeff Porcaro, drummer and one of the songwriters of the American rock band TOTO. The deal, which sources say MBW is around $ 30 million, also includes the Grammy winner’s royalties on all albums he has performed on with the […]

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Sting Reportedly Considering $250M+ Catalog Sale Amid IP Music Boom

Sting live. Photo credit: Raph_PH Following reports that Bruce Springsteen and the David Bowie estate are negotiating multi-million dollar catalog sales, Sting, 70, is now looking to cash in on his own music intellectual property, sources say. News of a possible Bruce Springsteen catalog sale surfaced around the beginning of November, after unnamed sources with […]

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Primary Wave buys Toto drummer Jeff Porcaro’s catalog – Billboard

Primary Wave Music has purchased Toto drummer and co-writer Jeff Porcaro’s publishing catalog and master royalties for around $30 million, according to a source familiar with the deal. The acquisition comes at the end of a massive year of catalog growth for the independent publisher and rights holder by adding Porcaro’s share of major royalties […]

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Sting to sell his catalog of songs to Universal for over $250 million

Sting is in advanced talks to sell his catalog of songs for more than $250 million, multiple sources say Variety. While some sources say Universal Music Publishing is in the lead, others say the catalog may stay with Sony Music Publishing, where it currently resides. The deal has apparently dragged on for several months; representatives […]

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Publication of the third catalog on gravitational waves – Sky & Telescope

Earlier this week, the large international team associated with three gravitational wave projects unveiled the results of their latest observing campaign. The collaboration had already published two key detections from this race, the first-ever crashes of black holes with neutron stars. But this long-awaited third catalog adds significantly to the full tally of researchers, bringing […]

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Royal Chain’s 2021-2022 catalog is fully dispatched

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK – Royal Chain has finally released its highly anticipated annual catalog to retailers this month. At over 550 pages, the book features brand new collections in gold, sterling silver and his signature Phillip Gavriel collection. The catalog, which was previewed to retailers during Las Vegas Jewelry Week at the end of […]

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Bruce Springsteen Negotiates to Sell Album Catalog, Edition to Sony Music

By Jem Aswad LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) — Bruce Springsteen is in talks to sell the rights to his recorded music to Sony Music along with his publishing catalog, three sources have confirmed to Variety. While the album catalog deal is nearing completion, sources say the publishing catalog remains in play. The news was first reported […]

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Bruce Springsteen negotiates to sell his catalog to Sony Music

Bruce Springsteen is in talks to sell the rights to his recorded music to Sony Music along with his publishing catalog, three sources confirm Variety. While the album catalog deal is nearing completion, sources say the publishing catalog remains in play. The news was first reported by Billboard. While Springsteen has worked with Sony Music’s […]

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Bruce Springsteen, Sony In Catalog Sale Talks – Billboard

When music sales last boomed in the 1980s and 1990s, with many fans buying CD versions of the albums they already owned on cassette and vinyl, record labels quietly offered a rare concession to some of their best-selling stars of the 70s and 80s in order to re-sign them: they granted artists ownership of their […]

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The Scott Classic Specialized 2022 catalog will arrive in December

From Scott’s Writing by Jay Bigalke The Scott 2022 Classic Specialized Catalog of Stamps and Letters 1840-1940widely recognized as the best single-volume catalog for stamps of the classical era in the world, celebrates its 28th edition this year. Although the catalog is usually released in November, it will now be released on December 1 due […]

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2 Live Crew Hit With Suit Over Catalog Ownership – Billboard

Members of rap provocateurs 2 Live Crew are facing a legal battle from a small record label to try to regain control of their catalog, in the music industry’s latest battle over the so-called right termination of copyright law. In a lawsuit filed Thursday, Lil Joe Records Inc. asked a federal court in Florida to […]

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Kobalt Sells Catalog With Weeknd And Lorde Songs For $1.1 Billion

As expected, global investment firm KKR and Kobalt Capital Limited has announced that KKR, together with its co-investment partner, Dundee Partners, the investment office of the Hendel family, has purchased the KMR Music Royalties II portfolio from KCL for approximately $1.1 billion. The catalog includes over 62,000 music publishing copyrights, featuring songs by The Weeknd, […]

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Did you receive your Amazon vacation catalog in the mail?

“On your marks, get set, play: Amazon’s holiday gift book is here.” It’s the headline on the cover of a catalog sent out by Amazon this month that has people buzzing on social media. The catalog features an orange fox on the cover carrying an Amazon box in a snowy forest with the caption “Get […]

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Crystal Gayle Catalog Coming to Stream: Exclusive – Billboard

Crystal Gayle has signed a deal with Time Life that will make 12 of her albums available to streaming services for the first time on Friday. Although some of the “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue” singer’s biggest hits have been available on streaming services, the deal with Time Life marks the first time […]

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Tina Turner sells 60-year-old music catalog to BMG

The legendary singer also sold the artist’s share of her recordings, her music publishing author’s share, related rights and name, image and likeness as part of the deal, according to BMG, which did not disclose financial terms. Industry experts estimate the deal to be worth more than $50 million, reports trade publication Music Business Worldwide. […]

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Tina Turner is selling a catalog of songs for around $50 million

Topline Tina Turner has become the latest music megastar to sell the rights to her music catalog for a whopping sum, with an industry publication estimating the deal was worth more than $50 million. Tina Turner during a performance in 1987. Getty Images Highlights As part of a deal with music company BMG, the 12-time […]

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The Scott US Specialized 2022 catalog adds a significant number of images

From Scott’s Writing by Jay Bigalke Many significant value and editorial changes improve the historic 100th edition of the Scott Specialized catalog of United States stamps and envelopes. Before turning our attention to specific examples, we salute Scott’s Editor Emeritus, James E. Kloetzel, for working tirelessly through the thousands of value changes and hundreds of […]

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Stuller releases new wedding catalog and more information on October services

I finally do 2021 is a year of long-delayed celebrations, and Stuller’s new The recently released bridal catalog, Bridal 2021-2022, has all the wedding-related jewelry you need to help your clients’ dreams come true. The volume features over 800 new styles, from engagement rings to anniversary rings, and even includes educational materials and visual images. […]

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Netflix Acquires Roald Dahl Story Company, Sale Includes Catalog – The Hollywood Reporter

Netflix has bought itself the ultimate golden ticket. The streamer revealed on Wednesday that it has acquired the Roald Dahl Story Company, bringing to its credit the vast catalog of Roald Dahl, one of the most beloved – and adapted – children’s authors of all time, whose books include Charlie and the chocolate factory, Matilda, […]

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What’s new for Volume 6 of the Scott Standard Catalog 2022?

From Scott’s Writing by Jay Bigalke Another catalog season is upon us as we continue the journey of the 153-year history of Scott Catalogs. The 2022 volumes are the 178th edition of the Scott Catalog of standard postage stamps. Volume 6A includes lists for the countries of the world from San (San Marino) to Tete. […]

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Improved Scott Digital Catalog coming this fall

Philatelic Foreword by Jay Bigalke Big things are coming soon for Scott Catalogs digitally. As Catalog Editor, I wanted to give Great American Stamp Show attendees something special at an event on Friday, August 13. Scott Catalogs will have a new digital option starting this fall where collectors can subscribe to their favorite edition(s). For […]

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What’s new for Volume 5 of the Scott Standard 2022 Catalog?

From Scott’s Writing by Jay Bigalke Another catalog season is upon us as we continue the journey of the 153-year history of Scott Catalogs. The 2022 volumes are the 178th edition of the Scott Catalog of standard postage stamps. Volume 5A includes listings for countries around the world from Namibia to the Philippines. Lists for […]

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What’s new for Volume 4 of the Scott Standard Catalog 2022?

From Scott’s Writing by Jay Bigalke Another catalog season is upon us as we continue the journey of the 153-year history of Scott Catalogs. The 2022 volumes are the 178th edition of the Scott Catalog of standard postage stamps. Volume 4A includes listings for countries around the world from Jamaica to Luxembourg. Lists of Macau […]

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What’s new for Volume 3 of the Scott Standard Catalog 2022?

From Scott’s Writing by Jay Bigalke Another catalog season is upon us as we continue the journey of the 153 year history of Scott Catalogs. The 2022 volumes are the 178th edition of the Scott Catalog of standard postage stamps. Volume 3A includes lists for countries in the world beginning with the letter G. Lists […]

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What’s new for Volume 2 of the Scott Standard Catalog 2022?

From Scott’s Writing by Jay Bigalke Another catalog season is upon us as we continue the journey of the 153-year history of Scott Catalogs. The 2022 volumes are the 178th edition of the Scott Catalog of standard postage stamps. Volume 2A includes listings for countries around the world from Cambodia to Curacao. Lists of Cyprus […]

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Scott catalog covers revealed

By Jay Bigalke Another catalog season is upon us. We continue the journey of the 151 year history of the Scott Catalogs, with the 2020 volumes being the 176th edition of the Scott Catalog of standard postage stampsand this year we are introducing a new look for the covers of each volume. Highlighted on the […]