Universal Music Publishing Group has signed an exclusive agreement to administer the publishing interests of Foreign Imported Productions & Publishing, Inc., Estefan Music Publishing, Inc. world renowned, five-time Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Gloria Estefan, and twelve-time Grammy-winning artist/writer/producer Emilio Estefan, Jr.
The deal between UMPG, one of the world's leading music publishing companies, and the Estefan's highly successful independent music publishing companies, represents a historic consolidation of the Estefan's publishing companies and Gloria Estefan's publishing under one roof. The FIPP &EMPI catalogs were previously administered by Sony/ATV, while Gloria Estefan was previously published through EMI.
Through this publishing deal, which originated through UMPG's Latin America division, UMPG will administer more than 3,000 titles including scores of hit songs recorded by a host of American and international acts. The Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan, Jr. catalogs include major hits by Gloria and Miami Sound Machine such as "Conga," "Don't Wanna Lose You," "Reach," "Anything For You," "Words Get In The Way," "Bad Boy," "Here We Are," "Coming Out Of The Dark," "Always Tomorrow," "Live For Loving You," and "Cuts Both Ways."