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UMG'S VALUATION NEARS $55B
Day one begins. (9/23a)
SAVE THE DATE: GRAMMY NOMS REVEALED 11/23
Whoa, that's early. (9/21a)
A HARD DAY’S
HITS LIST
Stars across the board (9/21a)
NEAR TRUTHS:
THE LUCIAN DECADE
A history lesson from I.B. Bad (9/23a)
SIR LUCIAN TURNS IT UP
As UMG goes solo, Grainge discusses leading the band. (9/20a)
HITS' 35TH ANNIVERSARY
A chronicle of the inexplicable.
GRAMMY: ALBUM OF THE YEAR
We make yet more predictions, which you are free to ignore.
2022 TOURS
May we all be vaxxed by then.
ROCK'S NEW CHAPTER
Power pop, global glam and the return of the loud.
Pub Crawling
SONY INKS GILBERTO GIL
8/17/21

Gilberto Gil, the Tropicália pioneer who has been a leading light of Brazilian music for six decades, has signed an exclusive, worldwide publishing administration agreement with Sony Music Publishing Brazil.

A two-time Grammy winner and four-time Latin Grammy honoree, Gil was most recently honored with the Latin Grammy for Best MPB Album for 2018’s OK OK OK. He was the Latin Grammy Person of the Year in 2003, been named UNESCO’s Artist for Peace, and awarded France’s Légion d'Honneur and Sweden's Polar Music Prize. From 2003-2008, Gil served as Brazil’s Minister of Culture.

“Gilberto Gil is a creative genius,” Aloysio Reis, Managing Director, Sony Music Publishing Brazil said. “Since the ‘60s, his songs have written one of the most brilliant chapters in the history of our music. We are thrilled to be entrusted with the sweet responsibility of managing Gilberto’s catalog, an invaluable artistic treasure.”