Hipgnosis buys 105-song back again catalogue from Camila Cabello and Justin Bieber’s Grammy-profitable songwriter Watt


rammy-successful producer Andrew Wotman, aka. Watt, has develop into the most up-to-date significant title to provide his back again catalogue to London-detailed songs financial investment fund, Hipgnosis,

Watt has co-written 5 of the Prime 100 most-streamed music of all time, functioning with stars together with Justin Bieber, Camila Cabello and Youngblood.

Hipgnosis, which has raised a lot more than £1 billion from investors given that floating in 2018, said it also has a matching ideal to Watt’s upcoming tunes as component of the deal. 

The fund, launched by Merck Mercuriadis, former manager to Beyoncé, has been on a purchasing spree this 12 months – snapping up legal rights ranging from Michael Bublé albums to audio by Neil Younger, and Shakira’s 145-tune again catalogue.

Mercuriadis said Watt “is arguably the most critical author and producer in the planet right now” and that the producer will be an “very important portion of our long term”.

Watt, who also counts hits with Miley Cyrus, Due Lipa and Publish Malone in his 105-tune catalogue, said the move was a “no brainer” and praised Mercuriadis for getting “in the method of altering the video game for songwriters” by putting “creators 1st”.