Luke Laird Extends Deal With UMPG
March 5, 2015 at 11:48 AM (PT)
(L to R): Beth Laird, co-owner of Creative Nation Music; and Luke Laird. Standing (L to R): Travis Gordon, UMPG Creative Direc
Award-winning and hit-making songwriter/producer LUKE LAIRD has extended his longstanding relationship with UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP (UMPG) NASHVILLE, a partnership that dates back 10 years.
“From his first No. 1 co-written single in 2007 through his 19th No. 1 last week, we have been honored to work with LUKE LAIRD every step of the way,” said UMPG/NASHVILLE EVP KENT EARLS. “His tireless passion, endless creativity and genre leading songwriting excites the UMPG staff every day. We look forward to what he delivers next!”
LAIRD’S exclusive worldwide deal encompasses his entire catalogue as well as futureworks. Throughout more than a decade with UMPG NASHVILLE as his publisher, he has has become one of music’s most talented and prolific songwriters with over 800 credits to his name, and 19 #1 songs to his credit.
“I've been part of the UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING family for over 10 years and I'm excited to continue the partnership with KENT and the entire team,” said LAIRD.