Universal Music Publishing Group Signs Natalie Hemby

UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP (UMPG) has signed singer/songwriter NATALIE HEMBY to a global publishing deal. HEMBY’s catalog of hits includes LADY ANTEBELLUM’s “Downtown,” LITTLE BIG TOWN’s “Pontoon,” MIRANDA LAMBERT’s “Automatic,” and several others.

“UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING has always been a company not only passionate about music and songs, but also about the songwriters,” shared HEMBY. “I am beyond excited to be a part of such a dynamic group of people who are heartfelt and dedicated to their writers.” Added UMPG NASHVILLE EVP/GM KENT EARLS, “We’ve always had a deep admiration for NATALIE’s writing and artistry. She is an extremely versatile tune-smith with a once in a lifetime voice who can balance hit songs with lyrical integrity. NATALIE is a dream come true, and we’re elated she chose UMPG to represent her.”