Taylor Swift has signed a global deal with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), the ending of his relationship with the record label Sony Music, with whom he had worked with since the very beginning of his career, at the age of 14.
“I am proud to extend my partnership with the” Lucian Grainge, and a family of Universal Music to sign with Universal Music Publishing Group, and the opportunity to work with Jody Gerson is the first woman to head a major publishing company for the music,” he said to Taylor Swift via his social networks.
Jody is an advocate for the empowerment of women, and one of the leaders of the industry’s most respected and successful.
The american singer said Troy Tomlinson, it has been an amazing part of my team for more than half of my life, and a passionate torch bearer for the composers; it is an honor to be working with a team that is just as amazing, especially when it comes to my favorite thing in the world, songwriting, and slide the pictures to see one of my other favorite things: a cat, how cute”.
The decision to end the relationship with Sony/ATV and comes after a year of especially intense for Taylor, as for a lot of legal issues with his former record label the music do not own the rights to their old recordings. The businessmen Scooter Braun, and Scott Is bought for more than $ 300 million to the record label, Big Machine, the Label, the owner of all rights in the song of the year”.
For its part, Universal Music Publishing Group, said in a news release that the agreement, with immediate effect, “reinforces the collaboration between Swift and the Universal family of Music. Through a multiálbum, and a multi-year agreement, Universal Music Group, which will be a global partner for the music-exclusive-Taylor Swift. UMG Republic to Republic Records and will be his partner in the record label in the United States.”
It is an honor to welcome you to Taylor Swift, her power and her voice to create a better world, and in the compositions of the honest and brave than Taylor, he continues to be an inspiration to countless fans.”
“We are looking forward to continue growing of the voice, and the songs from Taylor out to the world,” added Jody Gerson, chairman and managing director, the manager of UMPG.