Justin Bieber sells music rights in multi-million dollar deal (2023)

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He's sold his share of the 290 songs

Author: Emma DoddsPublished 10 hours ago

Justin Bieber has sold his share of the music rights to his 290-song body of music. The 'Sorry' hitmaker, who released his sixth album 'Justice' in 2021, has not publicly commented on the deal yet, but many sources are reporting that he received an alleged $200 million from Hipgnosis Songs Capital.

This means that the group now own Justin's share in any of his songs written before 31st December 2021 - including his writer's share - which means that they'll earn any money from public plays of the tracks instead of him.

Justin joins a growing number of artists who are selling the rights to their music for big cash payouts, with the likes of Justin Timberlake and Shakira reportedly involved in deals to sell their rights.

David Guetta, The Weeknd and Drake have all also allegedly sold some of their rights, with many other older artists doing the same.

Scroll through to see Justin Bieber's biggest collaborations so far:

‘Baby’ and ‘All Around the World’ with Ludacris

Back in 2010 Justin teamed up with Ludacris to bring us the iconic 'Baby'. The song was a huge hit with fans, charting within the Top Five in both UK and US Charts. The pair then teamed up again in 2013 with 'All Around the World'.

‘Eenie Meenie’ with Sean Kingston

Justin later collaborated with Sean Kingston in 'Eenie Meenie'. Sean is known for huge hits such as 'Beautiful Girls' and 'Fire Burning', so it's no surprise that the catchy dance-pop song flew into the Top 10 in the UK Charts.

‘Never Say Never’ with Jaden Smith

This iconic collab saw Jaden Smith, son of Will Smith, break out into the music scene at just 12-years-old. Jayden has gone on to collaborate with other huge artists throughout his career, including Tyler, the Creator and A$AP Rocky.

‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ with Mariah Carey

In 2011, Justin teamed up with music giant Mariah Carey in a revamp of the timeless classic 'All I Want for Christmas Is You'. The song was certainly just as catchy as the original, and who can forget the adorable festive music video?!

‘As Long as You Love Me’ with Big Sean

2012 saw Justin team up with American rapper/singer Big Sean with 'As Long as You Love Me'. Big Sean has paired up with some huge names in his time, including Ariana Grande, Kanye West and Nicki Minaj.

‘Beauty and a Beat’ with Nicki Minaj

Justin cruised his way back into the UK and US Charts in 2012 with 'Beauty and a Beat', thanks to a killer collaboration with Nicki Minaj. Nicki is no stranger to a successful collaboration, teaming up with other huge names such as Rihanna, Ariana Grande and Drake in her time.

‘Right Here’ with Drake

In 2013, Justin joined forces with fellow Canadian superstar Drake with 'Right Here'. The pair later teamed up again in 2016 when Justin released a verse dropped into Drake's successful 'One Dance'.

‘#thatPower’ with will.i.am featuring

Collaborating with will.i.am in 2013, these two brought us the up-tempo hit '#thatPower'. The song made the Number 1 spot in the UK R&B Chart, hitting Number 2 in the Singles Chart.

‘Where Are Ü Now’ with Jack Ü

In 2015 Justin released the huge 'Where Are Ü Now', collaborating with DJ duo Jack Ü. The duo consists of electronic producers Skrillex and Diplo, who are both huge names in the industry. The song charted in the Top 10 on the UK Billboard 100, hitting Number 3 in the UK Singles Chart.

‘Deja Vu’ and ‘Forever’ with Post Malone

Justin teamed up with Post Malone back in 2016 with 'Deja Vu'. The song was popular with fans, leading to the pair teaming up again in 2020 to bring us 'Forever'.

‘Despacito’ with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

Who can forget the iconic 'Despacito' from 2017?! The song was a remix of the original, featuring vocals from Justin, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. The song hit the Number One spot in several countries across the world, including the UK and US.

‘I'm the One’ with DJ Khaled, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne

2017 was a huge year for the singer, teaming up with DJ Khaled, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne with 'I'm the One'. The crew later treated us to another collaborative banger later in 2018, releasing 'No Brainer'. Both songs secured high up spots in the UK and US Charts.

‘I Don't Care’ with Ed Sheeran

This playful tune was the product of a brilliant collaboration between Justin and Ed Sheeran. The pair were already familiar with working with one another, teaming up in the past to write huge hits such as Justin's 'Love Yourself', released in 2015.

‘Bad Guy (Remix)’ with Billie Eilish

2019 was quite the year for popular teen artist Billie Eilish, who released a remix of her hit 'Bad Guy' featuring vocals from Justin. Fans were absolutely buzzing over the collab, including Billie herself!

‘10,000 Hours’ with Dan + Shay

Later in 2019, Justin teamed up with country-pop duo Dan + Shay with the tuneful '10,000 Hours'. The song made its way to the UK Top 20, hitting Number Four in the US Billboard Hot 100.

‘Stuck with U’ with Ariana Grande

Bringing some light into lockdown, Justin joined forces with pop legend Ariana Grande to bring us the gorgeous 'Stuck with U'. The song was released as a charity single, and revolved around being grateful for spending time with our loved ones. Accompanied with a home-made music video from the pair, featuring a plethora of famous faces and fans, the song made the Top Five in the UK Singles Chart, hitting the Number One spot in the US.

'Stay' with The Kid Laroi

In 2021, Justin teamed up with Australian rapper, singer, and songwriter The Kid Laroi on their HUGE track 'Stay'. The catchy tune was a massive hit, and was even honoured with becoming a popular background song on TikTok.

'Intentions' with Quavo

American rapper Quavo featured on Justin's 2020 track 'Intentions' from his fifth studio album 'Changes'. The pair had previously worked together on collaborations for DJ Khaled.

'Up All Night' and 'Get Me' with Kehlani

Justin featured on American singer Kehlani's track 'Up All Night' which came out in March 2022. The pair also collaborated on his song 'Get Me' on his 2020 'Changes' album.

After releasing his sixth album 'Justice' in 2021, Justin then released single 'Honest' in April 2022 featuring Don Toliver, following this with the 'Justice World Tour'. After performing 49 dates across the USA and Canada, Justin announced that the subsequent performances would be postponed due to his health.

He said in a statement: "After getting off stage, the exhaustion overtook me and I realized that I need to make my health the priority right now. So I'm going to take a break from touring for the time being. I'm going to be OK, but I need time to rest and get better."

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