Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 23 May 2016
Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) Nashville has signed an exclusive, global publishing deal with songwriter Mark Fuhrer via the company’s joint venture with Droptine Music. The announcement was made today by Kent Earls, Executive Vice President/General Manager, UMPG Nashville.
“We’re excited to add Mark and Droptine to our family. We think his future is limitless with his craft of songwriting,” said Earls.
“I couldn't be more honored and humbled to be working with Universal and Droptine. I am looking forward to all the musical endeavors this opportunity will bring,” added Fuhrer.
Born and raised on Long Island, Fuhrer came to Nashville to pursue a career in country music and earned a Bachelors of Science in Songwriting from Belmont University.
Continuing to develop his talent and versatility, Furhrer is currently spending as much time in the studio as possible, collaborating with some of the best writers in Nashville including the band Levon, Chris Young, Chris Lindsey, Tim James, Matt Warren, Jay Clemnti and Dave Berg.
PHOTO: Pictured L to R, back row – Cyndi Forman, UMPG Nashville VP, Creative; Missy Wilson, UMPG Nashville Sr. Creative Director; Kent Earls, EVP/GM, UMPG Nashville; Ron Stuve, UMPG Nashville VP A&R; L to R, front row – Travis Gordon, UMPG Nashville Sr. Creative Director; Mark Fuhrer; Rachel Winston, Droptine A&R Manager.