UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP SIGNS UNIVISION TO EXCLUSIVE, GLOBAL PUBLISHING ADMINISTRATION AGREEMENT
MIAMI, April 21, 2022 – Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), Universal Music Group’s leading global music publishing division, today announced that Univision Network has been signed to an exclusive, global publishing administration agreement to represent the network’s music catalog.
As the largest provider of Spanish-language content in the US, Univision’s music catalog is part of its programming which includes award-winning telenovelas and other drama series, sports, reality and variety shows, news programming, and imported Spanish-language feature films. Owned by TelevisaUnivision, the network’s most popular primetime series include “Si Nos Dejan,” “La Desalmada,” and “La Piloto” and reality competition shows “Nuestra Belleza Latina,” “Tu Cara me Suena,” and “Mira Quién Baila.” Additionally, Univision is home to major award-winning shows including “Premio Lo Nuestro,” “Premios Juventud,” “Latin GRAMMY®,” and “Despierta América.”
Alexandra Lioutikoff, President of Latin America and U.S. Latin, UMPG said: “Univision is home to a vast catalog of the most iconic themes and songs across the U.S. and Latin America. We are honored and excited to collaborate with Univision on a new level, and we look forward to building on their legacy.”
Ignacio Meyer, EVP, Music and Non-Scripted Entertainment, TelevisaUnivision said: “Universal Music Publishing Group has been an extraordinary partner for our shows and we are pleased to now work with them on the administration of our proud and growing music catalog of award winning copyrights. We are looking forward to strengthening our publishing catalog by way of this partnership.”
The new agreement with Univision further reinforces UMPG’s unique position as the publisher of choice for the world’s leading film, TV and production companies, studios, content platforms and networks. UMPG is currently home to some of the most iconic and universally recognized themes from broadcast, stage and screen.
Univision writers and publishers have been recognized with numerous prominent industry honors including more than 20 ASCAP Awards in the Television category, two ASCAP Screen Music Awards, six Emmys, five Telly Awards and Promax honor.