Eminem Signs With Universal Publishing
March 6, 2007 at 7:20 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP has signed EMINEM to an exclusive, worldwide administration agreement. The deal encompasses tracks on EMINEM's multi-platinum greatest-hits collection "Curtain Call"; the latest SHADY RECORDS offering, "EMINEM Presents: The Re-Up"; songs co-written on 50 CENT's "The Massacre"; the huge hit "Smack That," produced by AKON featuring EMINEM; and new songs to be written by EMINEM. The deal also includes a joint venture with EMINEM's publishing company, SHADY MUSIC PUBLISHING, allowing EMINEM and manager PAUL ROSENBERG to sign other writers and artists.
UNIVERSAL PUBLISHING Chairman/CEO DAVID RENZER stated, "EMINEM is an icon for millions of music fans around the globe. His success as a writer and producer for both his own records as well as other artists' continues to grow. We are honored that EMINEM and his representatives have chosen UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP as their new home."