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UMPG executives recognized in Billboard 2018 International Power Players list

Billboard has released it’s 2018 International Power Players list which includes four Universal Music Publishing Group executives. Andrew Jenkins (President of Australia and Asia Pacific, UMPG), Alexandra Lioutikoff (Executive VP Latin America and US Latin, UMPG) and Mike McCormack (Managing Director UK, UMPG) are all recognized in the Publishing category, whilst Jackie Alway, (SVP International Legal & Industry Affairs, UMPG) is included in the Trade Groups category. 

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Fever Ray - The Red Bulletin article

Check out the great article in Red Bull's magazine "The Red Bulletin" about Fever Ray and her crew breaking boundaries on tour - "an atmosphere of total transparency: of community, compassion, freedom and empowerment".

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New signing - Soleima

Universal Music Publishing Scandinavia are happy to announce the global signing of artist, songwriter and producer Soleima.

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Sync Spotlight 'Film The Matchmaker'

Sync Spotlight: 'How Deep Is Your Love' (written by Robin Gibb, Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb) is featured in Dutch Film The Matchmaker.
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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 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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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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New website launched to honour the legacy of Irving Berlin

The family of Irving Berlin, in conjunction with his publishers Concord Music (North America) and Universal Music Publishing Group (rest of World), today announced the launch of a new website to honour the seminal musician in celebration of his 130th birthday. Created to pay tribute to Irving Berlin’s life and legendary works, this is the first time a dedicated digital resource has existed online for the man epitomized by Jerome Kern's famous maxim: "Irving Berlin has no place in American music - he is American music."

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