Graham Nash Sells Song Catalogue to Irving Azoff's Iconic Artists Group

The deal includes his work with the Hollies, Crosby, Stills, and Nash, and as a solo artist

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BY Calum SlingerlandPublished Oct 17, 2023

Graham Nash has sold a "range of assets" to Irving Azoff's Iconic Artists Group, making the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young player the latest legacy artist to part with their music catalogue.

Per an exclusive report from Variety, Nash's deal with Iconic Artist Group is said to encompass his work as a solo artist, in addition to work with the Hollies and the "various incarnations and variations" of CSN and CSN&Y. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"I'm looking forward to working with the Iconic team on various projects to further the legacy of CSN's music and my own," Nash said in a statement.

Jimmy Edwards, president of Iconic, added in a respective statement, "We're excited to be working with Graham. We'll be looking to shed light on all aspects of his incredible career, including premium reissues, placement of music in film and TV, partnerships, and utilizing innovative digital strategies to tell Graham's incredible story to new generations."

Estates and artists who have sold music assets to Iconic Artists Group include the Beach Boys, Cher, Joe Cocker, Nat King Cole, Linda Ronstadt and Nash's former bandmates David Crosby and Stephen Stills.

While the Crosby, Stills & Nash catalogue is now under Iconic's ownership, Young previously sold 50 percent of his catalogue to Merck Mercuriadis's Hipgnosis Songs Fund in 2021.

Earlier this year, Nash released his first new album in seven yearsNow, and will take the LP on tour in the United States later this month.

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