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

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.'

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Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

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.

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UMPG signs worldwide administration deal with Per Gessle / Roxette

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. 

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Bertil David named Managing Director of France for UMPG

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a global leader in music publishing, announced today that Bertil David, a highly-experienced music executive with a long track record of signing and developing successful songwriters, has been appointed Managing Director of France, effective immediately. He succeeds Jean-Philippe Allard who has led UMPG France since 2007.

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Statement of UMPG on the passing of Chester Bennington

Chester Bennington was an immensely talented artist who formed deep connections with millions of fans through his expressive voice and incredible stage presence. We grieve his loss and we extend our deepest condolences to his loved ones and the entire Linkin Park family.

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