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Enter Shikari return with 'The Mindsweep'

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 20 January 2015 Enter Shikari have released their fourth studio album ‘The Mindsweep’ almost exactly three years to the day after the release of the band’s last full-length album, ‘A Flash Flood Of Colour’.


BRIT Awards nominations 2015

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 16 January 2015

Universal Music Publishing songwriters and artists have received five nominations for the 2015 BRIT Awards.

15 picks for 2015

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 09 January 2015

Introducing “15 for 2015” - our snapshot of 15 talented songwriters we’re expecting great things from in 2015.

Years & Years win BBC Music Sound of 2015

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 09 January 2015

BBC Music has declared Years & Years the winner of the prestigious Sound of 2015 poll.  The addictive hooks, lush production and irrepressible feel good energy of the trio's sound won over the judges against stiff competition.

UMPG writers on your TV this Christmas

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 12 December 2014

UMPG’s Film & TV team have placed songs from our catalogue in a wide range of Christmas commercials this year – our writers are taking over your TV.


Grammy Awards nominations 2015

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 08 December 2014

Friday’s Grammy nominations announcement saw the achievements of Bastille and Haim recognised in the Best New Artist category.  The two bands recently collaborated on the hard rocking ‘Bite Down’, the second track on Bastille’s new album 'Vs. (Other People's Heartache, Pt. III)'.

UMPG artists feature on BBC Music's Sound Of 2015 longlist

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 01 December 2014

Five UMPG signed artists feature on BBC Music’s prestigious Sound Of 2015 longlist, revealed today through the BBC website. Female solo artists Rae Morris, Shura, Soak and Låpsley are joined by dance-pop practitioners Years & Years in a bid to secure the converted winning spot.

Mary J Blige returns with 'The London Sessions'

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 24 November 2014

Global superstar and undisputed Queen of contemporary soul music Mary J Blige returns with her new album ‘The London Sessions’, released today through Island/Capitol Records. Described by the Observer as “the most innovative album of her 22 year career”, ‘The London Sessions’ features collaborations with some of the UK's finest musical talent, including UMPG signed Disclosure and Jimmy Napes.