Universal Music Publishing Group has signed pop superstar and songwriter Ariana Grande to an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement, it was announced today by Jody Gerson, Chairman and CEO of UMPG.
Through the deal, UMPG will represent Grande’s entire catalog, including her No.1 albums, Yours Truly (2013), and her second smash album, My Everything (2014), both of which were released on Republic Records. Grande has scored multiple Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and become one of the brightest new artists of her generation.
In making the announcement, Gerson said: “Ariana Grande’s global success is a testament to her incredible talent and instincts as an artist and a songwriter. We’re so pleased to be working with her, alongside her management and our partners at Republic, to represent her songs and help maximize opportunities around the world.”