NSYNC were one of the most popular boybands during the late nineties. One of the group’s more famous members, Justin Timberlake, pursued a successful solo career. Now, he’s cashing in on his life’s work.
According to The Wall Street Journal, Timberlake finalized a deal with Hipgnosis Song Management, a music-investment company backed by private-equity firm Blackstone Inc, to sell his entire music catalog.
The deal is valued upwards of $100 million and includes close to 200 songs he wrote or co-wrote throughout his two-decade-plus career as a frontman for NSYNC and later as a solo artist.
“I am excited to be partnering with Merck and Hipgnosis — he values artists and their creative work and has always been a strong supporter of songwriters and storytelling. I look forward to entering this next chapter.”
Timberlake’s songs such as “Pop,” “Girlfriend,” “Cry Me a River,” “SexyBack,” and “Mirrors” have sold millions of copies worldwide. Keep reading Thirsty for more on music and pop culture!
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