• Joel Little, Lorde and Taylor Swift Hitmaker, Sells Songwriter Catalog to Hipgnosis

    11 days ago - By Billboard

    Hipgnosis Songs Fund has acquired the lucrative song catalog of Grammy-winning songwriter, producer and musician Joel Little , whose credits include smash hits for Taylor Swift (“You Need to Calm Down,” “Me!” feat. Brendon Urie ), Khalid Imagine Dragons and Lorde .
    According to a release announcing the deal, Little's songs have been streamed over 15 billion times worldwide. Broken down by year, his catalog brought in a combined $1.316 million in 2017, $2.981 million in 2018 and $4.323 million in 2019. Based on royalty statement revenue in calendar year 2019, 36% of those royalties derived...
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