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Ivor Novello nominations 2016

Universal Music Publishing are well represented in the 2016 Ivor Novello nominations announced today, with seven out of 18 nominations and all three nominations in the Best Original Film Score category.

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UMPG nominations for the 2016 BRIT awards

Universal Music Publishing artists and writers have been nominated in every category for the 2016 BRIT awards. Adele, Years & Years, Coldplay, Florence + The Machine, Jamie xx, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Alabama Shakes and U2 have all been shortlisted. In addition, UMPG songwriters Jin Jin, Paul Barry, Jimmy Hogarth, Jon Green, Kid Harpoon, Ed Harcourt and Gary Lightbody all have cuts on nominated songs or albums.

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UMPG artists nominated for the 58th Grammys

The nominations for the 58th annual Grammy Awards were announced today, and Alabama Shakes and Florence + The Machine have an impressive four nominations each. Disclosure’s album ‘Caracal’ and Jamie xx’s album ‘In Colour’ are nominated for the Best Dance/Electronic Album, whilst James Bay’s album ‘Chaos & the Calm’, containing songs by Jimmy Hogarth, Paul Barry, Jon Green, Tom Hull and Ed Harcourt is nominated for Best Rock Album.

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Four Mercury nominations for UMPG artists

The 2015 Mercury Prize nominations were announced today, with four of the twelve acts on the shortlist signed to Universal Music Publishing: Florence + The Machine, Ghostpoet, Jamie xx and SOAK.

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Jamie xx celebrates the dancefloor with 'In Colour'

Jamie xx has released his highly anticipated debut album ‘In Colour’ on Young Turks. The eleven track LP includes previous releases ‘Girl’ and ‘Sleep Sound’ as well as ‘Loud Places’, which features vocals from Romy Madley Croft.

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