About Us

Universal Music Publishing is the world’s leading music publisher, with offices in 47 countries including the UK, US, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Italy, Spain, Australia, South Africa and throughout Asia.

We are proud to represent some of the world’s most talented and high profile songwriters: from those whose music has defined the sound of a generation through to the brightest emerging talent. Our songwriters include Adele, Bastille, Basement Jaxx, Beastie Boys, Chase & Status, The Clash, Coldplay, The Cure, Disclosure, Elton John, Elvis Costello, Fatboy Slim, Feist, Florence + the Machine, Foo Fighters, Franz Ferdinand, Johnny Marr, Joy Division, Keane, The Killers, Lily Allen, Massive Attack, Metallica, Mumford & Sons, Paul Simon, Paul Weller, Pulp, The Sex Pistols, Snow Patrol, U2, The xx and many more. UMPG administers over 1 million copyrights and holds the rights to numerous prestigious catalogues, from BMG Music and Rondor through to those of the world’s major film & TV companies such as Warner Bros, Pictures, BBC, Canal Plus, Tiger Aspect and Working Title.

Universal Music Publishing Classical represents work by world-renowned composers, both historic and contemporary, whilst Universal Publishing Production Music is the principal supplier of library music throughout the world.