26 May 2022

Justin Timberlake Catalogue Acquisition


Hipgnosis Song Management  is pleased to announce the company’s acquisition of the song catalogue of Justin Timberlake, the iconic American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor who is one of the most influential artists of the last 20 years and named by Billboard as the best performing male solo artist in Top 40/Contemporary Hit Radio history. 

Hipgnosis has acquired 100% of all of Justin Timberlake’s copyright, ownership and financial interests of the Writer and Publisher’s Share of Public Performance income, and the catalogue of musical compositions written by Justin Timberlake. Also included in the sale to Hipgnosis are the worldwide administration rights to the compositions, subject to the remaining Term of Universal Music’s administration rights which expire in 2025. 

The acquisition has been made on behalf of Hipgnosis Songs Capital, a partnership between Hipgnosis Song Management and funds managed by Blackstone.