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New website launched to honour the legacy of Irving Berlin

Posted by Universal Music Publishing 18 Januar 2018

The family of Irving Berlin, in conjunction with his publishers Concord Music (North America) and Universal Music Publishing Group (rest of World), today announced the launch of a new website to honour the seminal musician in celebration of his 130th birthday. Created to pay tribute to Irving Berlin’s life and legendary works, this is the first time a dedicated digital resource has existed online for the man epitomized by Jerome Kern's famous maxim: "Irving Berlin has no place in American music - he is American music."

Universal Music Publishing Group and Disney Music Group expand relationship

Posted by Universal Music Publishing 16 Januar 2018

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), and Disney Music Publishing (DMP), the music publishing arm of The Disney Music Group (DMG), today announced a new agreement that expands the territories in which UMPG will administer DMP’s catalogues to include the United Kingdom, Ireland, continental Europe, as well as Israel and countries in Africa and the Caribbean.  

MagnusTheMagnus' 'Area' leads top TV Commercials Chart

Posted by Universal Music Publishing 13 November 2017

UMPG writer and producer MagnusTheMagnus (aka Magnus Lidehäll) tops Billboard & Clio's top TV Commercials chart, for October, with 'Area'. The track leads the chart after its appearance in Apple iPhone 8's 'Unveiled' commercial. 

New signing: Solomon Grey

Posted by Universal Music Publishing 09 November 2017

Universal Music Publishing are proud to announce the signing of artists and composers Solomon Grey.

UMPG sweep Music Business Worldwide A&R awards with four Award wins

Posted by Universal Music Publishing 02 November 2017

At the second Music Business Worldwide awards held last night, Universal Music Publishing Group artists and team took home four awards. Caroline Elleray was honoured with the Sir George Martin award, Steve Mac took home 'Songwriter of the Year' and 'Producer of the Year' while the company as a whole won 'Publisher of the Year.'

Fatboy Slim joins Julien Temple's 'Ibiza - The Silent Movie'

Posted by Universal Music Publishing 19 Oktober 2017

Fatboy Slim has been announced as music director for Julien Temple’s upcoming documentary ‘Ibiza – The Silent Movie’. Also known as Norman Cook, the legendary DJ will curate a selection of his own and other producer’s work. 

Seinabo Sey - 'Easy' wins Best Music In Commercials

Posted by Universal Music Publishing 11 Oktober 2017 Last night Seinabo Sey, Magnus Lidehäll, Salem Al Fakir and Universal Music Publishing Scandinavia's synch department were awarded Best Music In Commercials at Roygalan in Stockholm.