UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP CONCLUDES EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH GLASSNOTE ENTERTAINMENT/FOUR SONG NIGHT PUBLISHING
Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 2011 – Evan Lamberg, President, North America, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) today announced the company has successfully negotiated an exclusive publishing administration agreement with Glassnote Entertainment Group’s Four Song Night Publishing. Through the deal, UMPG obtains administration rights for the existing songs that Glassnote controls as well as future works for the world (excluding Australia/New Zealand, Republic of Fiji and Papau New Guinea).
The Four Song Night Publishing catalog includes songs by GIVERS, Cara Salimando and Oberhofer, to name a few.
“It’s an honor to be in business with Glassnote’s Four Song Night Music Publishing. Daniel Glass has proven himself to be the ultimate hit maker where music and the artists come first no matter what the genre,” said Mr. Lamberg. “Daniel, publishing head Maureen Lloren and Glassnote General Manager Chris Scully are a dynamic team and we at Universal Music Publishing look forward to a lot of special times together supporting their songwriters and artists.”
“Four Song Night is excited to work with the amazing team at UMPG,” Glassnote President Daniel Glass says. "The resource and scope of UMPG around the world is unparalleled, particularly the creative team that has been assembled with the leadership of Evan Lamberg and Paul Connolly."
Glassnote Entertainment Group is a full service independent music company founded by Daniel Glass, one of the most accomplished and respected music people in the industry. Glassnote encompasses a music label (Glassnote Records), publishing company (Four Song Night Publishing), and merchandising. Glassnote has had success with Secondhand Serenade, the No. 1 unsigned artist in the history of MySpace, with 17 million plays; Two Door Cinema Club; Grammy award-winning Phoenix, and the UMPG published Mumford & Sons whose debut album Sigh No More went triple platinum in the UK, are approaching triple platinum in Canada, hit No. 2 on US album chart and are approaching double platinum sales in the United States, and won the highest honor at this year’s Brit Awards winning “British Album of the Year.” Most recently, Glassnote Entertainment Group has signed Childish Gambino who will release his debut album “CAMP” on November 15th, 2011. Oberhofer is currently in the studio recording his Glassnote debut for early 2012 release. In the April 28, 2011 issue of Rolling Stone, Glassnote was named “Best Indie Label.”
About Universal Music Publishing Group
Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) is the industry's leading global music publishing operation and is part of Universal Music Group. UMPG represents music in every genre from some of the world’s hottest songwriters and catalogs including ABBA, Adele, Alex Da Kid, Lily Allen, Beach Boys, Beastie Boys, Justin Bieber, Bjork, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Desmond Child, Ciara, The Clash, Coldplay, Elvis Costello, The Cure, Daughtry, Ester Dean, Danny Elfman, DJ White Shadow, Eminem, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Jackie Evancho, Florence + The Machine, Kirk Franklin, Sean Garret, Jimi Hendrix, Elton John/Bernie Taupin, Joy Division, R. Kelly, The Killers, Avril Lavigne, Ari Levine of The Smeezingtons, Linkin Park, Henry Mancini, Maroon 5, Mumford + Sons, Owl City, Webb Pierce, Prince, Otis Redding, Darius Rucker, Sex Pistols, Paul Simon, Britney Spears, Tricky Stewart, 3 Doors Down, Mel Tillis, Justin Timberlake, T-Pain, U2, Keith Urban, and Diane Warren among many others. UMPG is also a global leader in the areas of Production Music, Christian and Classical Music. For more information please visit http://www.umusicpub.com.