Stevie Knicks has split most of his music publishing rights.
The 72-year-old music superstar – who is also known for his solo work and his performances with Fleetwood Mac – sold the rights to the primary wave music, which announced the deal News release Friday.
Citing those familiar with the transaction, The The Wall Street Journal It was announced that the sale was made for $ 100 million, giving the company an 80% stake in the rights.
This agreement includes rights to success such as “Edge of Seventeen”, “Landslide,” “Stand Back,” “Rihanna” and “Dreams”.
The acquisition also gives Knicks’ name and rights to the primary wave, and the singer will be allowed to sign new songwriters in a joint venture.
“It’s a dramatic understatement to say we’re delighted to welcome the incredible Stevie Knicks to the primary wave family,” said CEO and founder Larry Mestel. “If the primary wave starts our company today, Stevie Nix will be one of the shining pillars, a true legend in mythology.”
He added: “He’s a wonderful artist, and has been writing songs for the longevity of his iconic career, which is immediately recognizable and critically acclaimed. It’s a test of time.”
Knicks recently saw the rise of celebrity revived with his Fleetwood Mac bandmates during “Dreams” Billboard re-presented the charts Following the viral Dictoc video featuring a man skateboarding and lipsticking to music.
Originally released in 1977, “Dreams” was featured on the iconic album “Rumors”. The overall record also became popular Ranked in the top 10 list this year, 43 years after its release.
Nix is the only woman to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice – once as a member of Fleetwood Mac in 1998 and again as a solo artist in 2019.