Just as expected when pictures of Tiwa Savage and Universal Music Group Executive Adam Granite hit the internet; and the official announcement of her exit from Mavin Records, Tiwa Savage has joined Universal Music Group.
Tiwa Savage today signed an exclusive global recording agreement with Universal music Group (UMG), the music and entertainment global leader.
The agreement will enable her future music to be released internationally through Universal Music operations in more than 60 countries. The projects will be executively produced by Efe Ogbeni of Regime Music Societe and Vannessa Amadi- Ogbonna.
Tiwa Savage had this to say about the new deal;
“My biggest goal is to make Africa proud. I’m so excited for this moment and I’m thankful to Sir Lucian Grainge and my new UMG family for their belief in my dreams. I’m looking forward to this next chapter in my career and I’m more ready than I have ever been.”
EVP Market Development, Universal Music Group, Adam Granite also had this to say;
“We are looking forward to partnering with Tiwa and her team to help her music reach new audiences around the world. As one of Africa’s most successful, influential and dynamic singer- songwriters, Tiwa has truly global ambitions and UMG is committed to help her in achieving them.” Efe Ogbeni and Vannessa Amadi-Ogbonna of Stealth Management said, “We’re very proud to be a part of this ground-breaking partnership between Tiwa Savage and Universal Music Group. Tiwa is undoubtedly the most hardworking and talented female artist crossing over from Africa to the rest of the world, and UMG has demonstrated its commitment to the continent by placing its formidable machinery behind her amazing career. Partnerships like these symbolise the hopes and dreams of so many talented artists back home in Africa and it is an honour to be the executive producers of her project.”
We wish Tiwa Savage every good thing in her future projects and endeavors, she deserves the best having worked so hard.