Ariana Grande & Future's 'Everyday', co-written by Savan Kotecha, features in TikTok's Top songs by video creations Globally. Mariah Carey's 'It's A Wrap (Sped Up)', co-written and produced by Tricky Stewart features in TikTok’s Top 10 songs in the UK.
Spotify’s ‘Songs of the Summer’ playlist has been released and Hipgnosis has interests in 2 of the top 20 songs: Cruel Summer by Taylor Swift, co-written by St Vincent and Jack Antonoff and Daylight by David and co-written by Boon.
Hipgnosis founder Merck Mercuriadis' verdict on the DCMS Committee streaming report
Following the swift reaction of the music industry trade bodies, Hipgnosis founder Merck Mercuriadis is one of the first top executives to speak out following the verdict of MPs on the major labels’ role in the streaming economy…
Hipgnosis co-founders Nile Rodgers and Merck Mercuriadis have unveiled plans for a songwriters guild to ensure they are given a “seat at the table”, following the publication of a scathing report into streaming.
While many U.K. companies have tapped equity markets to shore up their finances in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, one of the latest share placements is instead aimed at bolstering a stable of pop hits. Merck Mercuriadis, chief executive officer of Hipgnosis, an investment trust that owns rights to hit songs like “Uptown Funk” and “Shape of You”, speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open” about plans to raise as much as $250 million to fund new acquisitions.