- Hipgnosis Songs Fund said it had acquired a music catalogue from US singer Brittany Hazzard, also known as Starrah, for an undisclosed sum.

The American songwriter's tracks have achieved 94 number one, 199 top five and 277 top 10 chart positions globally.

She co-wrote Camila Cabello's 'Havana' which is the IFPI global number one song of 2018.

In addition, the catalogue includes Maroon 5's 'Girls Like You', which was number one in the US Billboard Hot 100.

'Starrah is at the forefront of today's song writing revolution,' the fund's founder, Merck Mercuriadis, said.

'I'm delighted to welcome her and her manager Nick Jarjour to the Hipgnosis family.'

At 9:50am: [LON:SONG] Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited Ord Npv share price was 0p at 104p

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