Kacy Hill, one of music’s most buzzed-about, up and coming new artists and songwriters, has signed an exclusive global publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), it was announced by Jody Gerson, Chairman and CEO, UMPG.
UMPG will represent Hill’s catalog, including her debut EP Bloo (GOOD Music/Def Jam), which was released on October 9. Her new single “Foreign Fields” already has over 1.6 million Spotify plays, hit No.7 on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart and was named ‘Best Song of the Month’ September 2015 by Pigeons & Planes. Her song “Arms Length” has received 672,340 Spotify plays within two weeks of release. In addition, PopCrush named “Arms Length” one of the “Best Songs Heard All Week” (Oct. 16, 2015).
In making the announcement, Gerson said: “Kacy Hill is so inventive and one of the most exciting new artists today. Her writing and performances are refreshingly unique and modern. I’m so pleased to welcome her to the UMPG family and expect her influence to be far reaching worldwide.”
Hill said: “I’m so proud to be working with such a passionate group of people at UMPG; I could not think of a more suitable fit. I cannot wait to see what we are able to accomplish as a team!”
“It’s a huge pleasure to be working with Jody, Evan and the entire UMPG team. Their involvement and musical passion has already been invaluable,” added Kacy Hill’s manager Derek Dolin, Senior Manager, Three Six Zero.
In addition to widespread coverage and critical acclaim, Hill was recently featured on the front of Vogue.com and profiled in New York magazine as the lead artist in their May 2015 feature on the Top 10 new female musicians.