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Universal Production Music, Killer Tracks and Abbey Road Studios launch ‘Abbey Road Masters’

Universal Production Music and sister company Killer Tracks, two of the world’s leading production music brands, have partnered with Abbey Road Studios to launch a new production music catalog, Abbey Road Masters. Abbey Road Masters will create and curate original music, all of which will be recorded, mixed and mastered at the iconic Abbey Road Studios and adhere to the studios exceptionally high recording standards.

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Universal Music Publishing Group promotes Tom Foster to Head of Film & TV, Europe

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global music publishing company, today announced that Tom Foster has been promoted to Head of Film & TV, Europe, effective immediately. Based in London, Foster will continue reporting to Mike McCormack, Managing Director of UMPG UK. In his new position, Foster will oversee strategy for UMPG’s film and TV divisions across Europe. The move reinforces the company’s commitment to strengthening alignment across territories and providing leading global services to its songwriters.

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UMPG signs Dan Sells to global publishing deal

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global publishing company, today announced that award-winning songwriter and musician Dan Sells has been signed to a global publishing deal.
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Universal Music Publishing Group signs independent publisher ‘S2 Songs’ to Global Administration Agreement

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global music publisher, today announced a worldwide administration agreement with S2 Songs, a new, independent publishing company. The boutique organization is led by coprincipals Savan Kotecha, a multiple Grammy and Golden Globe-nominated songwriter and producer, and leading global music executive Sonny Takhar, CEO and Founder of KYN Entertainment (a joint venture music entertainment company with Live Nation) and former Global President of Syco Music.

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UMPG signs Dido to global administration deal

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) today announced that singer and songwriter Dido has been signed to a global administration deal for upcoming fifth album ‘Still On My Mind’ which is out March 8th. 
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UMPG signs Anna Of The North to global publishing deal

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global publishing company, today announced that Norwegian singer-songwriter Anna Of The North has been signed to a global publishing deal. 

Today, Anna of the North has premiered brand new track ‘Leaning On Myself’, her first taste of new music since critically-acclaimed debut album ‘Lovers’. Having sold out worldwide shows and amassed over 140 million streams, Anna headlines London’s Village Underground on March 25th before beginning her US tour in April.
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