Primary Wave Acquires Neil Sedaka Catalog

Primary Wave has partnered with Neil Sedaka to acquire a stake in the star’s master and publishing rights. Sedaka began his career in 1957 and went on to pen several hits such as “Love Will Keep Us Together,” “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do,” “Laughter in the Rain,” “Calendar Girl,” “Oh! Carol” and “Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen” and is regarded as one of the world’s first teen pop stars. He has earned his fair share of accolades over the years, including five Grammy nominations.

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