About Us

Universal Music Publishing is the world’s leading music publisher, with offices in 47 countries including Australia, UK, US, France, Germany, Spain, Scandinavia, Italy, South Africa and throughout Asia.

Based in Sydney, we represent an iconic Australian and New Zealand catalogue including works by The Church, Cold Chisel, The Choirboys, Dragon, The Go-Betweens, Johnny O’Keefe, Powderfinger and O.M.C. UMPG Australia represent a diverse and successful active domestic roster that includes Alex The Astronaut, Bag Raiders, Colin Buchanan, Collarbones, Cosmo’s Midnight, Elizabeth Rose, Empire Of The Sun, Gang of Youths, Guy Sebastian, Holy Holy, Horrorshow, I Know Leopard, Jackie Onassis, Jessica Mauboy, Jonti, JOY., KLP, Lee Kernaghan, Maribelle, M-Phazes, One Above, Peking Duk, Sons Of The East, The Veronicas, Timmy Trumpet, Woodes and many more.

We are also proud to represent some of the worlds most talented and high profile songwriters: from those whose music has defined the sound of a generation through to the brightest emerging talent. The international artists we represent include Adele, Axwell A Ingrosso, Beastie Boys, Big K.R.I.T, Billy Joel, The Clash, Coldplay, The Cure, Childish Gambino, Diane Warren, Elton John, Elvis Costello, Disclosure, Florence + the Machine, Haim, Imagine Dragons, Irving Berlin, Jaime xx, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Marr, Joy Division, Mumford & Sons, New Order, Otis Redding, Paul Simon, Paul Weller, Sex Pistols, The xx and many more.

UMPG administers over 1 million copyrights and holds the rights to numerous prestigious catalogues, from BMG Music and Rondor through to those of the world’s major film & TV companies such as Warner Bros, Pictures, BBC, Canal Plus, Tiger Aspect and Working Title.

Universal Music Publishing Classical represents work by world-renowned composers, both historic and contemporary, whilst Universal Production Music is the principal supplier of library music throughout the world.