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7/23/18

UMPG has inked country music star Chris Young to a global pub deal. 

The RCA Nashville artist is a Grammy and ACM nominee who racked up seventeen gold, platinum and multiplatinum projects before the age of 33. He's recorded 10 #1 Country singles, including “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You” and “I’m Comin’ Over.” In addition to penning his own hits, Young has seen his songs recorded by Kane BrownJackie Lee and The Shires.

“Chris Young is a publisher’s dream. He’s a gifted songwriter, incredible vocalist and selling out arenas on his current headlining tour. We’re honored and thrilled that he has joined the UMPG family and look forward to an exciting future together,” said UMPG Nashville EVP/GM Kent Earls.

"Kent, Ron StuveCyndi Forman, Evan Lamberg and everyone at Universal Music Publishing are passionate about my work as a songwriter and what can be accomplished together in the future. I can’t wait to see where we will go together as a team,” said Young.

He is currently headlining his Chris Young Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour, with more than 55 arena and amphitheater dates on the itinerary. 

Seen just before penning a tearful ballad about being forced to appear on this website are (front, l-r) Earls, Young and UMPG Nashville's Cyndi Forman and (back, l-r) Bill Simmons of Fitzgerald Hartley; UMPGN's Travis Gordon and Ron Stuve, Fitzgerald Hartley's Larry FitzgeraldHuskins-Harris Business Management's Becky Harris and Dorothy Leonhardt Huskins, and UMPGN's Missy Roberts. Not pictured is Greenberg Traurig attorney Jess Rosen, who probably had to jump on a call and forgot to red-line our email addresses out of the list of photo recipients.