About Us

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

We are proud to represent some of the world’s most talented and high profile songwriters: from those whose music has defined the sound of a generation through to the brightest emerging talent. Our songwriters include Adele, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Bastille, Beach Boys, Beastie Boys, Bernie Taupin, Billy Joel, The Clash, Coldplay, The Cure, Diane Warren, Elton John, Elvis Costello, Disclosure, Florence + the Machine, Haim, Imagine Dragons, Irving Berlin, 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 the former 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.