6 Mar 2022

Leonard Cohen Catalogue Acquisition


Hipgnosis Song Management is pleased to announce the company’s acquisition of the song catalogue of Leonard Cohen, the world-renowned songwriter, poet, novelist, performer, Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductee and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee.

Hipgnosis has acquired rights in all 278 songs and derivatives written by Leonard Cohen, including Hallelujah, which has become one of the most beloved songs of all time having been covered more than 300 times and sold almost 10 million copies as well as having been streamed more than 5 billion times across all services. 

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