Taylor Swift Signs With Universal Music Publishing Group

Pop superstar Taylor Swift has signed an exclusive global publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group.

The agreement strengthens the partnership between Swift and the Universal Music family, with Universal Music Group serving as Swift’s exclusive worldwide recorded music partner through a multi-album and multi-year agreement.

“I’m proud to extend my partnership with Lucian Grainge and the Universal Music family by signing with UMPG, and for the opportunity to work with Jody Gerson, the first woman to run a major music publishing company,” Swift said. “Jody is an advocate for women’s empowerment and one of the most-respected and accomplished industry leaders.”

She continued, “Troy Tomlinson has been an amazing part of my team for over half my life and a passionate torchbearer for songwriters. It’s an honor to get to work with such an incredible team, especially when it comes to my favorite thing in the world: songwriting.”

Calling Swift’s honest and brave songwriting an inspiration to countless fans, Jody Gerson, Chairman and CEO of UMPG, said the company looks forward to further amplifying her voice and songs across the globe.

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