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Seinabo Sey unveils new album 'I'm A Dream'

Today, Seinabo Sey releases her highly anticipated sophomore full-length album, 'I’m A Dream'. Across these ten tracks, the critically acclaimed Swedish-Gambian songstress blurs borders between cultures and musical styles, forging an intersection of soul, R&B, pop, and indie threaded together by global ambition. 
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SZA to receive first ever 'She Is The Music' honor from Universal Music Publishing Chairman-CEO Jody Gerson

Universal Music Publishing Group today announced that global music icon and Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist SZA will be named as the first-ever “She Is The Music” honoree, recognizing female songwriters for their contributions to music and impact on culture. UMPG Global Chairman and CEO Jody Gerson will present the award at Songs of Hope XIV, the event benefitting world-renowned independent cancer research and treatment center City of Hope.

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Deal Extension Mike Mago

We're exciting to announce that we have extended our UMPG deal with Mike Mago (Michiel Thomassen).
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David Kokakis elevated to Chief Counsel of Universal Music Publishing Group 

Universal Music Publishing Group today announced David Kokakis has been elevated to the newly-created role of Chief Counsel where he will continue leading UMPG’s Business and Legal Affairs team and the company’s digital rights management. He will remain based in UMPG’s global headquarters in Santa Monica and report to Marc Cimino, Chief Operating Officer of UMPG.  

In his new role, Kokakis will also work closely with labels at parent company Universal Music Group (UMG) to maximize synergies between, and digital revenues for, publishing and recorded music assets. As part of this position, he will additionally report to Jeff Harleston, General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs for Universal Music Group worldwide. 

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