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Robbie Williams signs publishing admin deal with Universal

By | Published on Tuesday 5 November 2019

Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams has signed a new global administration deal for his songs catalogue with Universal Music Publishing. The agreement, covering existing and future works, comes via his own publishing company, Farrell Music.

UMPG UK MD Mike McCormack says: “It’s such a pleasure to be reunited with Robbie and his management team at ie: music after so many years. I first signed Robbie as a young, fresh faced member of Take That back in the early 90s when I was at Virgin Music and even then, he was a huge personality and a pleasure to work with. He’s gone on to become a global superstar and an incredible songwriter – so it’s a privilege to represent all these great songs and the new material he will be writing in the future”.

The deal comes as Williams prepares to release a Christmas album titled ‘The Christmas Present’, only half of which will be made up of original songs. It is a double album though, so that’s still plenty of new original songs to be administering. Hooray for songs. Hooray for administration. Hooray for Christmas. And hooray for Christmas songs administration.