Nick Jonas Signs New Deal With Universal Music Publishing, Celebrates #1 Single
January 23, 2015 at 12:05 PM (PT)
NICK JONAS concluded his new worldwide publishing deal with UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP, it was announced by new Chairman/CEO JODY GERSON.
The announcement comes on the heels of JONAS' second hit ISLAND/REPUBLIC radio single, "Jealous," reaching #1 on the MEDIABASE POP AIRPLAY chart.
“I’m so thrilled to be a part of the UNIVERSAL family, I’m looking forward to being a part of this amazing year to come,” said JONAS.
“NICK JONAS has a long future ahead of him, not only as a major pop star but as areally inventive songwriter and producer. We’re delighted to be working with him and our label partners at ISLAND/REPUBLIC, and extremely proud of his well-deserved No.1,” said GERSON.
Through the deal, UMPG will represent the songs on his sophomore solo studio album, "NICK JONAS," which was released NOVEMBER 10th. UMPG will provide global creative and administration services, as well as represent his repertoire for synch licensing in films, TV, games, apps and other media.
JONAS wrote or co-wrote six songs on the album, including “Jealous,” which has remained steadily in the Top 10 for 18 weeks on the BILLBOARD HOT 100 chart, scanning more than 1.1 million since release.