Grande also addresses reports that she had to give up 90% of the songwriting royalties from "7 Rings
" to the estate of Rodgers and Hammerstein.You'd be straight for life if I gave you my PIN
Even though we gave up that 90% for the win, go
Grande's label Republic Records forged a deal with Imagem/Concord Music, which owns the Rodgers & Hammerstein back catalogue in order to grant the pop star their license to sample the Sound of Music song "My Favorite Things
." Though she forfeited 90% of the royalties, and had to share the remaining 10% with the other seven songwriters she still has more than enough money.