Hipgnosis snaps up catalogue of Mötley Crüe songwriter Nikki Sixx

305-song collection acquired

David Brenchley
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Sixx (left) with fellow Mötley Crüe members Mick Mars (centre) and Vince Neil (right). Photo: Kenny Jenkins/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
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Sixx (left) with fellow Mötley Crüe members Mick Mars (centre) and Vince Neil (right). Photo: Kenny Jenkins/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Hipgnois Songs Fund has added the music catalogue of Mötley Crüe founding member and producer Nikki Sixx to its portfolio.

Sixx has been the bassist and lead songwriter of the heavy metal group since their inception in 1981. They went on to sell more than 100 million albums worldwide, seven of which achieved multi-platinum status in the US - Shout at the Devil, Theatre of Pain and Girls, Girls, Girls - being among them. Hipgnosis said it had acquired 100% of Sixx's writer's share of PRO income and writer's SoundExchange in respect of a catalogue that contains 305 songs. Hipgnosis acquires catalogue of Wu-Tang Clan's Robert 'RZA' Diggs The collection includes all albums for Mötley Crüe, including the...

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