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USC Annenberg Launches "Annenberg Inclusion Inititave"

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 16 November 2017

The global leader in entertainment research has expanded the focus and renamed its ground-breaking Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative, and created a new advisory board. Universal Music Group and other prominent members of the music industry join initiative to create measurable change for representation of women and underrepresented racial/ethnic groups.

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

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 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.'

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 01 September 2017

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary is a thought-provoking, uplifting and powerful film about an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. This film will screen exclusively at the ICA London 11 Aug 2017 – 7 Sep 2017.

UMPG signs worldwide administration deal with Per Gessle / Roxette

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 03 August 2017

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has signed a worldwide administration deal (excluding Nordic Region and Baltic States) to represent Per Gessle for the entire Roxette catalog (with Marie Fredriksson), along with certain other songs. Per Gessle is one of Scandinavia’s all-time most successful artists and songwriters. With a gift for catchy hooks, both musically and lyrically, he has composed chart-topping pop hits for more than three decades.