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Universal Music Publishing Group signs Danny Shah to global publishing deal

Universal Music Publishing Group signs Danny Shah to global publishing deal

Universal Music Publishing Group today announced that songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Danny Shah has been signed to a global publishing deal.

Within the last 18 months, Shah has become one of the fastest-rising songwriters in the industry. He secured two UK Number 1 albums with The Vamps and cowrote five tracks on Kylie Minogue’s recent album ‘Golden.’ Shah also penned several songs for major artists including David Guetta, HRVY (Virgin), Loren Gray, Zak Abel, Oliver Heldens, Sigma, Sigala, Kaiser Chiefs and many more.

“Writing a melody that is unique, interesting and memorable is the most satisfying feeling and genuinely helps me sleep at night. I feel very lucky to say I’m living my dream job alongside Universal Music Publishing.”

On making the announcement, UMPG UK MD Mike McCormack said: “We are extremely proud to have signed a writer of Danny’s quality and ambition. As soon as you meet Danny, his personality and drive is clear for all to see and it’s no wonder he’s one of the most in-demand writers out there. With over 50 cuts in the last year and no signs of slowing down, Danny is prolific.” 

Danny’s has featured on many singles with artists such as Oliver Heldens, Basic Tape, Nicky Romero.

Since the age of seven, Shah has written songs spanning rock, metal, pop and R&B. He is accomplished in music production, piano, guitar, toplining and vocals.