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UMPG named Publisher of the Year at Annual ASCAP Pop Awards

Universal Music Publishing Group was named Publisher of the Year at the 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. The company’s songwriters contributed to 22 of ASCAP’s Most Performed Pop Songs of 2017. Special honours were given to Steve Mac who was awarded Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year for “Shape Of You.” Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” was awarded Most Streamed Song of the Year.

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Ivor Novello nominations 2018

Artists and writers signed to Universal Music Publishing have received 5 nominations for the 63rd Ivor Novello awards. Steve Mac, Benny Blanco, Dan Jones, Benjamin Wallfisch and Daughter have been nominated in a variety of categories. 

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UMPG works with Havas, Mercury KX and Sharps Brewery to create 'KEYNVOR'

Keynvor is a new project from Mercury KX in collaboration with artist Sebastian Plano. The Keynvor campaign, which comes in association with Havas London and Sharp’s Brewery Atlantic Pale Ale, will be funding its own Ocean conservation through the release of a new single ‘Preservation’.
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Seinabo Sey - new single 'I Owe You Nothing / Remember'

Seinabo Sey has announced her new single 'I Owe You Nothing' and accompanying b-side 'Remember ft. Jacob Banks' both are out now. This announcement marks Seinabo Sey's first new music in over two years since the release of her critically acclaimed debut album 'Pretend' in 2015.
 
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SYNC Spotlight De Wilde Stad

SYNC Spotlight ‘De Wilde Stad’.

De Wilde Stad: sketches an image of the city from a completely new perspective, namely that of, often unnoticed by human beings, the many wild animals and plants that populate the city.

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