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Bob Dylan sells his entire 600-track songwriting catalogue to Universal Music for an estimated $300 million. It may be the biggest-ever acquisition of a single act’s publishing rights.

Legendary rock musician Bob Dylan has sold his entire songwriting catalogue of more than 600 songs to Universal Music Publishing Group (UPMG), the company announced Monday. UMPG didn’t disclose how much it paid, but The New York Times estimated it Monday at more than $US300 million, making it likely the […]
Bob Dylan sells his entire 600-track songwriting catalogue to Universal Music for an estimated $300 million. It may be the biggest-ever acquisition of a single act’s publishing rights.
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The 20 biggest snubs from the 2021 Grammy nominations

The 2021 Grammy Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday. Fiona Apple, Bad Bunny, BTS, and Phoebe Bridgers were all snubbed in major categories. Some of the year’s best albums, like The Weeknd’s “After Hours” and Halsey’s “Manic,” were completely ignored. BLACKPINK, Ashe, BENEE, and FINNEAS all deserved to be nominated […]
The 20 biggest snubs from the 2021 Grammy nominations
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Stars like George Clooney, Ryan Reynolds, and Bob Dylan have struck gold with liquor launches, and countless celebrities are following suit

Conor McGregor, George Clooney, Ryan Reynolds, and Bob Dylan are among a growing number of celebrities successfully starting or buying liquor companies, despite having no previous experience in the industry. Business Insider spoke with industry analysts and the founders of these brands to find out why stars were in some […]
Stars like George Clooney, Ryan Reynolds, and Bob Dylan have struck gold with liquor launches, and countless celebrities are following suit
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Legendary Bob Dylan Guitar Sells For Nearly $US1 Million At Auction

An electric guitar on which Bob Dylan performed a legendary set at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 sold for a record $US965,000 at an auction in New York on Friday, Christie’s announced. The price for the 1964 Fender Stratocaster smashed its pre-sale estimate of $US300,000-$500,000 and made it the […]
Legendary Bob Dylan Guitar Sells For Nearly $US1 Million At Auction
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Bob Dylan Is Getting Sued For Racism

Wait, what? Slate.fr reports a Croatian community association in France is suing Bob Dylan and the French version of Rolling Stone magazine for racism. Dylan, of course, was at the vanguard of the artistic wing of the Civil Rights movement, so it may seem impossible that anyone could accuse him […]
Bob Dylan Is Getting Sued For Racism
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Bob Dylan’s Label Releases Ultra-Rare Box Set To Exploit Copyright Loophole

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joan_Baez_Bob_Dylan.jpg”] Bob Dylan’s label has made only 100 copies of his latest box set. The singer’s new demos compilation, The 50th Anniversary Collection, is apparently designed to exploit a European copyright loophole.The compilation’s official subtitle says it all: The Copyright Extension Collection, Vol 1. Delivered to a […]
Bob Dylan’s Label Releases Ultra-Rare Box Set To Exploit Copyright Loophole
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Goldman Sachs Is Reconsidering Its Bob Dylan Bond

[credit provider=”AP”] The Financial Times is reporting Goldman Sachs is delaying a bond issue that was backed by royalties from songs penned by Bob Dylan and other musicians.The $300 million “esoteric asset-backed security” was being issued on behalf of Sesac, Nashville-based performing rights organisation.
Goldman Sachs Is Reconsidering Its Bob Dylan Bond
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Bob Dylan’s Newest Album Has The Wheeze And Gargle Of An Old Man

[credit provider=”Xavier Badosa/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/badosa/2824321873/sizes/m/”] “I’m searching for phrases to sing your praises,” croons Bob Dylan on Soon After Midnight. It is fantastic to be able to report that popular music’s greatest troubadour is still as brilliant and bewildering as ever.Words spill out on his 35th album, Tempest, to be released […]
Bob Dylan’s Newest Album Has The Wheeze And Gargle Of An Old Man
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