UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP SIGNS GRAMMY-WINNING PRODUCER/SONGWRITER JEFF BHASKER TO EXCLUSIVE, WORLDWIDE MUSIC PUBLISHING DEAL
Santa Monica, CA, September 8, 2015 – Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has signed an exclusive, worldwide music publishing agreement with Grammy-winning producer/songwriter Jeff Bhasker, it was announced today by Jody Gerson, Chairman and CEO, UMPG.
As one of the most in-demand writer/producers in music, Bhasker has co-written and produced some of the highest selling and most performed songs in recent years, including the global smash “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars.
“Jody Gerson has been instrumental in my songwriting career. Her guidance and knowledge is second to none. I’m very excited to continue writing songs that unite, uplift and challenge convention with her at Universal Music Publishing,” said Bhasker.
“It’s a thrill and an honor to continue working with Jeff and bring him to Universal. His music knows no boundaries and his talents are limitless,” said Gerson.
Bhasker’s credits also include the hits “We Are Young” by Fun., “Run This Town” by Jay-Z, “Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars, “Headlights” by Eminem, “All of the Lights” by Kanye West, “Just Give Me a Reason” by Pink, “Girl on Fire” by Alicia Keys, “Find Your Love” by Drake and many more. He’s also worked with such artists Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and the Rolling Stones among many other superstars. Under his label KRAVENWORKS, he co-wrote and produced Cam’s single “Burning House,” which was the most added radio single for a debut female since 2007.