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Shakira Is The Latest Artist To Sell Her Song Catalog

Shakira Is The Latest Artist To Sell Her Song Catalog

21 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The sale comes as Shakira's career has seen a few other recent milestones, like surpassing 30 million subscribers on YouTube, a feat which few others in the music business have accomplished.

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Neil Young Sells A 50 Percent Stake In His Music For A Reported $150 Million

Neil Young Sells A 50 Percent Stake In His Music For A Reported $150 Million

12 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Hipgnosis's press announcement says they now hold "50% of the worldwide copyright and income interests in Nil Young's  entire song catalogue of 1,180 songs."

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Dr. Dre Says His Ex Won't Be Able To Depend On His Nearly $300,000 In Monthly Support, Forever

Dr. Dre Says His Ex Won't Be Able To Depend On His Nearly $300,000 In Monthly Support, Forever

03 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Dre has reportedly been covering Young's expenses as the divorce proceedings make their way through the courts, expenses that come to almost $300,000 per month.

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The Russo Brothers' Production Company Reportedly Got $50 Million From A Saudi Arabian Bank

The Russo Brothers' Production Company Reportedly Got $50 Million From A Saudi Arabian Bank

24 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Multiple sources confirm the investment, but there's some dispute on the actual amount. One says that it was actually "much higher" than the reported $50 million figure.

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Lil Wayne Sued For $20 Million By Ex-Manager Over Commissions

Lil Wayne Sued For $20 Million By Ex-Manager Over Commissions

17 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

As Sweeney tells it, he's owed a substantial cut from the eventual settlement between Wayne and Cash Money that was made in 2018, but he hasn't seen anywhere near the amount of money he says that should have.

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Stevie Nicks Sells Stake In Song Catalog For Reported $100 Million

Stevie Nicks Sells Stake In Song Catalog For Reported $100 Million

11 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac has made a very lucrative deal for a majority stake in the publishing rights to her catalog, selling an 80 percent share to a firm called Primary Wave for a reported $100 million.

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Family Of Late Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh Says He May Not Have Left A Will

Family Of Late Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh Says He May Not Have Left A Will

09 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Hisieh's father and brother are also looking for special legal authority to deal with "business obligations and commitments that require funding from assets that are presently frozen."

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Kelly Clarkson's Ex-Husband Wants $436K PER MONTH In Support

Kelly Clarkson's Ex-Husband Wants $436K PER MONTH In Support

02 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

That breaks down to $135,000 in child support and $301,000 in spousal support. That's a lot of money, but it's not all he's looking for: he reportedly also wants another $2 million to cover legal fees.

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Travis Scott Launches His Own Cactus Jack Foundation

Travis Scott Launches His Own Cactus Jack Foundation

01 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

The rapper recently announced the launch of the Cactus Jack Foundation, as well as a new scholarship for prospective students at a several Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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George Clooney Tells The Story Of How He Once Gave 14 Of His Best Friends $1 Million Each In Cash

George Clooney Tells The Story Of How He Once Gave 14 Of His Best Friends $1 Million Each In Cash

28 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

As Clooney tells it, his decision to pay back his 14 best friends for their kindness over the years came after an unexpected windfall from his work in the 2013 film "Gravity."

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James Harden Will Face A $14 Million Tax Bill If He Goes To The Brooklyn Nets

James Harden Will Face A $14 Million Tax Bill If He Goes To The Brooklyn Nets

25 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

All told, if Harden decides to move to New York City to play for the Nets he'd be looking at about $13.6 million in extra taxes compared to where he is now.

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In Walking Away From Fantastic Beasts, Johnny Depp Will Get Full Eight-Figure Salary

In Walking Away From Fantastic Beasts, Johnny Depp Will Get Full Eight-Figure Salary

20 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

Sources say that Depp was not technically fired from the movie, instead having been asked to resign, due in part to the fact that his contract did not have any sort of standard "morality clause."

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Dolly Parton Invested In Research For The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Dolly Parton Invested In Research For The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

19 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

With an effective COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon, researchers are thanking country singer Dolly Parton for a major contribution.

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Britney Spears's Attempt To Escape Father's Conservatorship Fails In Court

Britney Spears's Attempt To Escape Father's Conservatorship Fails In Court

19 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

The court's decision not to lift the conservatorship is a defeat not just for Spears but for her fans as well, many of whom have participated in a #FreeBritney social media campaign that has spilled over into real life.

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David Fincher Signs Four-Year Netflix Deal Reportedly Worth Nine Figures

David Fincher Signs Four-Year Netflix Deal Reportedly Worth Nine Figures

17 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

David Fincher has had a long relationship with Netflix, going all the way back to their first original series, "House of Cards," and now his relationship with the streamer is set to last at least another four years.

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Ryan Reynolds And Rob McElhenney Are Reportedly In Talks To Invest In Welsh Wrexham AFC Soccer Team

Ryan Reynolds And Rob McElhenney Are Reportedly In Talks To Invest In Welsh Wrexham AFC Soccer Team

01 Oct 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Mac and Deadpool are well on their way to becoming soccer team owners, with only some red tape and formal votes standing in between them and their stake in the team.
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Ewan McGregor's Divorce Has Been Finalized, With A Split In Royalties

Ewan McGregor's Divorce Has Been Finalized, With A Split In Royalties

22 Aug 2020 @ 11AM UTC
McGregor is also on the hook for $14,934 in child support payments per month for their nine-year-old daughter Anouk, plus another $35,868 per month in spousal support.
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Shawn King, Estranged Wife Of Larry King, Wants $33,000 Per Month In Temporary Spousal Support

Shawn King, Estranged Wife Of Larry King, Wants $33,000 Per Month In Temporary Spousal Support

28 Sep 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Shawn King says she's financially dependent on her husband of 22 years and wants $33,100 per month in spousal support – applied retroactively, from August of last year.
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Vanessa Trump Just Inherited A Massive Pasta Sauce Fortune - And That Might Be Why She Filed For Divorce From Donald Trump Jr

Vanessa Trump Just Inherited A Massive Pasta Sauce Fortune - And That Might Be Why She Filed For Divorce From Donald Trump Jr

04 May 2018 @ 1AM UTC
Nothing like a massive inheritance to give you the confidence to file for divorce!
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Vanilla Ice Is Getting Divorced, And Documents Reveal He's Still Making Tons Off "Ice Ice Baby" Royalties

Vanilla Ice Is Getting Divorced, And Documents Reveal He's Still Making Tons Off "Ice Ice Baby" Royalties

09 Nov 2018 @ 12PM UTC
Want to know how much Vanilla Ice makes today in royalties from his song "Ice, Ice Baby"? Thanks to his divorce, we actually know the answer!
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Joaquin Phoenix Gets $50 Million Offer For Two More Joker Movies

Joaquin Phoenix Gets $50 Million Offer For Two More Joker Movies

22 Sep 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Warner Bros. is doing everything they can to get not just one, but two Joker follow-ups off the ground, including offering star Joaquin Phoenix a whopping $50 million to sign on for the two films.
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Swedish Pop Sensation ABBA Once Turned Down One Billion Dollars To Do A World Tour. A BILLION FREAKING DOLLARS!!??

Swedish Pop Sensation ABBA Once Turned Down One Billion Dollars To Do A World Tour. A BILLION FREAKING DOLLARS!!??

05 Jun 2014 @ 2AM UTC
What would it take to get Swedish pop super group ABBA to perform together again for the first time in 30 years? Wait till you hear the absolutely insane offer that the group turned down!
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How Rich Was Hitler and Who Gets His Mein Kampf Royalties Today?
The Time Relatives Of The Real Life "Aunt Jemima" Demanded $3 Billion In Unpaid Royalties From Quaker Oats And Pepsi

The Time Relatives Of The Real Life "Aunt Jemima" Demanded $3 Billion In Unpaid Royalties From Quaker Oats And Pepsi

17 Jun 2020 @ 12PM UTC
Back in 2014 the great grandchildren of the real-life inspiration for syrup spokeswoman "Aunt Jemima" sued Quaker Oats and PepsiCo for $2 billion in unpaid royalties/licensing fees.
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Kanye West Sells Hollywood Hills Home He Has Owned Since 2003, For $2.95 Million

Kanye West Sells Hollywood Hills Home He Has Owned Since 2003, For $2.95 Million

10 Aug 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Kanye West has finally sold his Hollywood Hills bachelor pad, after initially putting it on the market in 2010.
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