Common Music Publishing UK has signed multi-platinum singer-songwriter Niall Horan to an unique, worldwide publishing settlement.
Common Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has introduced the signing of multi-platinum singer-songwriter Niall Horan to an unique, worldwide publishing settlement. The worldwide publishing division of Common Music Group, UMPG has a worldwide presence as residence to lots of the trade’s main songwriters.
A self-taught guitarist and lifelong songwriter, Niall Horan has bought over 80 million data and toured the globe as a member of One Course, one of many best-selling boy bands ever. In 2017, the Eire native launched his first full-length solo album, Flicker, debuting at No. 1 within the US and Eire.
His follow-up 2020 album, Heartbreak Climate, debuted at No. 4 within the US and No. 1 on the Irish and UK charts — Horan’s first UK No. 1 as a solo artist. Horan landed his second UK No. 1 as a solo artist along with his newest and long-awaited third album, The Present. The album options co-writes from Grammy award-winning UMPG songwriters Jimmy Napes and Tobias Jesso Jr.
“It’s my absolute pleasure to signal with UMPG. I’ve recognized Mike (McCormack) personally for a few years, and I’m so completely happy that I get to work with a person who firstly, genuinely cares about artistry and the artwork of writing a tune and, secondly, is aware of the world of publishing like no different,” says Horan (pictured left). “To have met the good Jody Gerson, who I’ve recognized of all through my profession as being a badass writer, and once I felt the love from her and Mike, I wasn’t going wherever else, to be sincere.”
“I’ve recognized Niall for years, and he has at all times proven a deep dedication to the artwork of songwriting,” says Mike McCormack (pictured middle left), UMPG UK Managing Director. “I’m thrilled UMPG has the privilege to symbolize his previous, current, and future solo works and help his artistry alongside Harry (Magee, pictured middle proper) and Richard (Griffiths, pictured proper) from Modest Administration. We’re particularly excited to be celebrating Niall’s improbable new LP and know he has a shiny future forward.”
“Mike has been speaking to me about Niall since our lockdown bike rides, and when the album lastly began to return collectively, it was then very post-lockdown in McCormack’s kitchen with some nice wine, my telephone, and the compulsory Bluetooth speaker,” provides Harry Magee, Modest Administration. “He actually will get Niall’s musicality and singer-songwriter spirit, which has reached new ranges of maturity on this document. Mike was excited from that day, and so this partnership has at all times been written within the stars.”