Universal Music Publishing Group signs deal with Keith Urban


MUMBAI: Universal Music Publishing Group chairman and CEO David Renzer and UMPG Nashville president Pat Higdon announced the signing of a worldwide publishing agreement with Keith Urban.

UMPG will publish Urban’s catalogue throughout the world, including his recently-released fifth studio album, Defying Gravity, which topped both the Billboard Top 200 and Country Album charts upon its release this past March.

"We are honored that Keith chose UMPG as his global home for music publishing. Keith is a huge star whose songwriting prowess and artistic success are only going to continue and we’re looking forward to working closely with Keith and his entire team in building on that success," said Renzer.

"Keith is a phenomenal artist and songwriter and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with him. We intend to work tirelessly to find new opportunities for his music. We are truly honored that Keith and his team have placed their trust in the UMPG and we will not let them down," added Higdon.