Universal Music Publishing Australia Extend Their Exclusive ANZ Publishing Deal With The Veronicas
SYDNEY – May 7, 2019 - Universal Music Publishing Australia today announced that multiplatinum and Aria Award-winning duo The Veronicas have extended their exclusive Australia and New Zealand publishing deal.
The news comes shortly after the release of the duo’s anticipated new single ‘Think Of Me’, and most recently the release of the stunning accompanying video. Following on the heels of The Veronicas’ #1 hit ‘In My Blood’, ‘Think Of Me’ is a new creative high in their extraordinary career. Achieving ‘Most Added to Australian Radio’ the week of release, ‘Think Of Me’ is a cutting-edge pop masterpiece from one of Australia’s most innovative and successful music acts.
Boasting a career spanning over 15-years, the duo has achieved 10 top 10 singles in Australia with three number #1 hits, as well as over 500 million streams. Both prolific songwriters and multi-instrumentalists, The Veronicas have written or co-written many of their biggest hits including the No. 1 hits ‘You Ruin Me’ and ‘In My Blood’. They are also critically acclaimed for being the first artists from Australia to hit platinum in the US with their single ‘Untouched’.
In making the announcement, Arwen Hunt, Vice President, Creative/A&R at UMPG Australia & New Zealand, said: “I’m a little obsessed with Jess and Lisa, to be honest. They are extraordinary talents and making the best music of their career. Having spent time with them and their incredible management team of Grant Gillies and David Gillett from Red Management, I have no doubt that our creative partnership will deliver on the vision we all share. UMPG is humbled and honoured to continue our journey with The Veronicas.
“We’ve spent the past 8 months creating and collaborating with an amazing group of writers and artists, pouring our hearts into an album. Experimenting with cross genre elements has been the most exciting part of making this record. We cannot wait to release it in conjunction with the wonderful team at Universal Music Publishing Australia” in a joint statement, The Veronicas said.
The Veronicas have recently worked with emerging talent such as Mallrat, Allday, Cxloe and some of the biggest U.S. writers including Wrabel (Ellie Goulding, Marshmellow, Ke$ha) and Bram Inscore (Troye Sivan, Chloe x Halle) and Evan Bogart (Beyonce, Rihanna).
UMP Australia’s roster includes Alex The Astronaut, Bag Raiders, Brux, Cloves, Cosmo’s Midnight, Ecca Vandal, Gang of Youths, Guy Sebastian, Holy Holy, Horrorshow, Hopium, I Know Leopard, Jessica Mauboy, Jonti, JOY., Lakyn, Lime Cordiale, Maribelle, Michael Fatkin, Milan Ring, M-Phazes, Odette, Olympia, One Above, The Chats, Thief, Robinson, Ruel, Sons Of The East, Timmy Trumpet, Tora, Vera Blue, Woodes and many more.