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New Signing: Espinoza Paz

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) Mexico has signed an exclusive, worldwide publishing deal with Regional Mexican superstar and singer/songwriter Espinoza Paz.

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UMPG Appoints Ana Rosa Santiago VP Latin Music

As part of Universal Music Publishing Group’s strategic effort to expand opportunities for songwriters through U.S. Latin and Latin America, well-known and respected industry music executive Ana Rosa Santiago has been appointed to a new role as VP of Latin Music, reporting to Alexandra Lioutikoff, Executive VP of Latin Music, UMPG.

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J Balvin Extends Worldwide Agreement With Universal Music Publishing Group

Latin Grammy-winning artist J Balvin, has concluded a new publishing agreement that extends his exclusive, worldwide relationship with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), it was announced today by Evan Lamberg, UMPG President – North America, and Alexandra Lioutikoff, Executive Vice President, Latin Music.

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UMPG Wins BMI Latin Publisher of the Year

Universal Music Publishing Group was named Publisher of the Year at the 22nd annual BMI Latin Awards, which took place on March 31st at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.

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UMPG Appoints Marc Cimino to New Role of Chief Operating Officer

SANTA MONICA, CA (January 14, 2015) - Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) today announced the appointment of Marc Cimino to the newly created global position of Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. Cimino will report to Jody Gerson, UMPG’s Chairman and CEO, and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Santa Monica.

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Jody Gerson to Become UMPG Chairman and CEO

SANTA MONICA - Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music company, announced today that it has appointed Jody Gerson as Chairman and CEO of the company’s music publishing division, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), effective January 1, 2015. Gerson, who currently serves as Co-President of Sony/ATV Publishing, will be based at UMPG’s headquarters in Santa Monica, CA and will report to UMG Chairman and CEO, Lucian Grainge. She will succeed Zach Horowitz who, after leading UMPG to achieve strong creative and commercial results, has decided to step down effective immediately to explore other opportunities.

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Latin Music Icon Alejandro Sanz Signs with UMPG

Santa Monica, CA - Seventeen-time Latin Grammy winner Alejandro Sanz, one of the most important and influential Latin singer/songwriters of the last two decades, has signed an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), as announced today by Zach Horowitz, Chairman & CEO, UMPG. The multi-year agreement brings Sanz’ entire catalog of songs to UMPG, including the music on his first nine studio albums, as well as songs he writes in the future. Alejandro Sanz has sold over 23 million albums worldwide on his way to becoming one of the most successful global figures in contemporary music. Each of his nine studio albums has gone platinum in his native Spain, Latin America and the United States.

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