Universal Music Publishing Group Inks Tobias Jesso Jr.
April 3, 2015 at 11:21 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP has an exclusive, worldwide co-publishing agreement with artist and songwriter TOBIAS JESSO JR., t was announced by Chairman/CEO JODY GERSON.
JESSO released his critically acclaimed debut album "Goon" on MARCH 17th to praise from the likes of noted U.K. DJ (now APPLE employee) ZANE LOWE.
“It’s our complete focus to sign and help grow the careers of the very best creative talent in the business, and TOBIAS JESSO JR. certainly falls into that category. He’s simply brilliant,” said GERSON. “Throughout the years, I've had the privilege of discovering and developing some really talented artists and songwriters. TOBIAS is truly one of the most talented and gifted I have ever known. I couldn't be more excited for us to be working with him and playing a role in what promises to be a very exciting and long career.”
“If I could be anyone in the music industry, it would be JODY GERSON. Now I am one step closer,” said JESSO JR.
He recently performed on a number of high-profile television and radio programs, including THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, BBC RADIO 1 and CONAN. He’s currently on a U.S. tour with multiple dates scheduled in MAY throughout EUROPE.