With a roster of thousands of the world’s most important artists and songwriters, and a long-term clientele of major film and TV studios, we’re very proud to be recognized industry-wide for offering the very best systems and global copyright administration. According to Billboard Magazine, “In general, business managers and auditors say that the Universal Music Group has the best financial systems for its artists and songwriters among the majors.” (Billboard, July 2015)
THE UMPG DIFFERENCE – THE BEST SYSTEMS PLUS DEDICATED STAFF WORLDWIDE
Innovation, advanced technology and having experts on the ground working in all major global music markets is a clear distinction between UMPG and other companies. Our investment in local, personalized service in 45 countries is proven to significantly boost our writers’ income and increase accuracy of data. Over one-third of UMPG’s 800 employees are dedicated royalty and copyright administration experts who ensure accuracy, keep local societies in check, maximize efficiency and payment flow.
Today songwriters and publishers want control, full transparency, real-time information and easy access to information from a solid company they can trust. UMPG provides it all, and has a proven track record in maximizing revenues. With unique, centralized administration and more efficient global processes, we also pay our royalty recipients faster.
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY AND TRANSPARENCY
UMPG was the first major global music publisher to offer Royalty Window, an industry leading online account portal providing complete access, transparency and accurate accounting for songwriters, publishing partners and Film/TV studio clients. Thousands of royalty recipients worldwide use Royalty Window, which has an unprecedented level of song detail, 24/7 online access to royalty statements, payment information, online balance updates, one-click advances, royalty data and more. The company also offers a suite of additional analysis tools and personalized income tracking services. Royalty Window is also used by top entertainment and business managers.
A GLOBAL LEADER IN FILM/TV ADMINISTRATION
UMPG is the leading provider of global Film/TV copyright administration worldwide with the most specialized level of service available in the market. Our customized production tools, advanced global broadcast tracking service, online cue sheet repository, and industry leading online portal Royalty Window offer our studio clients the most powerful suite of tools that are proven to maximize income and efficiency. Our clients include such companies as Warner Bros. Entertainment, Universal Pictures, HBO, DreamWorks Animation, NBC Universal TV, and Sesame Workshop, among others.