Tina Turner Reportedly Sells Catalog, Name, Image & Likeness for $50 Million

Music company BMG claimed it secured its single largest artist acquisition ever by purchasing Tina Turner’s entire musical catalog for at least $50 million. The deal includes Turner’s name, image, and likeness as well as her publishing and neighboring rights. While BMG declined to disclose the exact value of the deal, music insiders estimate that Turner was paid at least $50 million. “We all know how iconic Tina’s work is,” said BMG CEO, Hartwig Masuch. “When you look at the dimensions Tina’s career has entered even in the last few…

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