Hipgnosis Songs Fund, a company that buys up music catalogues, has bought that of American record producer Timbaland.
The rapper, singer, songwriter and DJ produced albums by Justin Timberlake (pictured), all of which went to Number 1 around the world. Other songs in the catalogue include artists like Jay Z, Rihanna, Madonna and Drake.
Merck Mercuriadis, founder of Hipgnosis Songs Fund, said: "Ask any of today’s greatest creators who their biggest influences are and the one name that appears on everybody’s list is Timbaland.
"His iconic records with Aaliyah, Jay Z, Missy Elliot, Nelly Furtado, and Justin Timberlake amongst many others are iconic and will be remembered forever.”
"My music is in great hands,” said Timbaland.