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UMPG extends deal with Petter Winnberg

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 05 juli 2017

Universal Music Publishing are delighted to announce the extension of multi-talented composer, producer and musician Petter Winnberg. Petter is known from Amason, Little Majorette, and Hjálmar. As a producer, songwriter, and musician, Winnberg has collaborated with artists such as Miike Snow, Veronica Maggio, Eva Dahlgren and Amanda Bergman

Albin Lee Meldau releases 'Bloodshot'

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 30 juni 2017

Albin Lee Meldau has released 'Bloodshot' - the title track of his forthcoming EP due out on July 21st. The EP is an impressive 5-song display of Albin's deeply affecting songwriting and "profoundly arresting voice" (NPR Music).

'Bridge Over Troubled Water' - Artists for Grenfell

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 21 juni 2017

Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in West London, Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ has been recorded by over 50 artists to raise money for those affected by this devastating event. All proceeds from the song will be distributed via the London Community Foundation. Click through to listen and donate. 

Polar Music Prize Ceremony 2017

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 31 maj 2017

UMPG's Gregory Porter and Markus Jägerstedt part of an impressive line-up that will honor the 2017 Polar Music Prize Laureates - Sting and Wayne Shorter.  

New signing: Mr. Tophat

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 23 mars 2017

Universal Music Publishing are happy to announce the signing of Rudolf 'Mr. Tophat' Nordström. This young Swede has an impressive resume.  

Swedish Music Hall of Fame

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 23 mars 2017

Today the inducted to Swedish Music Hall of Fame have been announced. A broad range of artist and writers were chosen to the prestigious election. 

UMPG Takes Over SXSW 2017

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 22 mars 2017

UMPG’s A&R and film/TV and advertising creative teams were a force on the ground this year in Austin, Texas at SXSW 2017,  one the world’s largest and most important festivals and music conferences. All week our team was busy supporting and meeting with UMPG artists, while they showcased their talents and new music to global industry VIPs.

Melodifestivalen 2017

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 12 mars 2017

Last night the Swedish music competition Melodifestivalen, which selectes Sweden's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, was aired. Winner was Robin Bengtsson - 'I Can't Go On' co-written by Robin Stjernberg and Hamed 'K-One' Pirouzpanah signed to UMPG via co-publishing Lionheart/Capitol Music Group. 

Vigiland success

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 13 februari 2017

Universal Music Publishing is proud to congratulate our writers and artists Vigiland (Claes Remmered Persson & Otto Pettersson), celebrating the singles 'UFO', 'Shots & Squats' and 'Pong Dance' selling 15X platinum in total since release.

Now Streaming: Prince

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 13 februari 2017

Some of the greatest songs ever written by Prince are now streaming worldwide on services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon Prime, and Google Play, among others.