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Swedish Grammy Awards nominees

UMPG artists and writers strikes 21 nominations at 2019's Swedish Grammy Awards (Grammis). Robyn and Seinabo Sey are the most nominated artist with 5 nominations each!
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Scandinavian Grammy Awards nominations

Nominations for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards have been announced, UMPG Scandinavia writers and producers contributed to album and songs nominated.
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Albin Lee Meldau success

Albin Lee Meldau is currently having great success in Sweden thanks to his participation in the popular TV show Så mycket bättre. 
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Billie Eilish for Apple’s Holiday commercial

Apple’s latest Holiday commercial features 'come out and play' - a song co-written and performed by new UMPG signing Billie Eilish especially for the ad. The animated spot follows a girl working on a creative project on her Mac but keeping her work hidden away in a box, until one day her dog knocks open the window and all her papers fly out into the street. When people outside pick up the pieces of her work, they all smile – portraying the message of the ad: “have you ever made something wonderful but were too afraid to share it?”

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XOV releases Nebula EP

XOV is a Swedish artist and music producer known for his signature hip-hop-influenced dark-pop sound. Now his Nebula EP is out, including singles 'ATARAX' and 'APOCALYPSE'.
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UMPG signs George Fenton to global administration deal

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global publishing company, today announced that acclaimed composer George Fenton has been signed to a global administration deal. A legendary musician renowned for his work in film, television and theater, Fenton has scored hundreds of soundtracks. His extensive works include music credits for Gandhi, BBC’s Planet Earth, Groundhog Day, Cry Freedom, The Madness of King George, Shadowlands and Dangerous Liaisons, among many others. Throughout his career, Fenton has received numerous awards including from the Emmys, BAFTAs, Ivors, Classic Brit Awards, BMI Awards, and many more. 
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Universal Music Publishing Group signs Billie Eilish to global co-publishing deal

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global music publishing company, today announced the signing of global pop phenomenon Billie Eilish to an exclusive co-publishing deal. 16-year-old singer-songwriter Eilish (Darkroom/Interscope Records) has become one of music’s fastest-rising superstars. Her debut EP “dont smile at me” was released in 2017 to critical acclaim and has surpassed 2.5 billion streams worldwide.

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HUMAN - 'IRL'

Swedish altpop-collective, known as HUMAN, release the debut album IRL. The 11 track album features single 'Tracksuit Boy'.
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