According to the agreement, Tiwa Savage’s future music will be released internationally through UMG’s operations in more than 60 countries worldwide.
The singer-songwriter, philanthropist, entrepreneur and fashion icon was crowned Best African Act by the MTV European Music Awards, making history as the first female to win the award.
She was also named one of the world’s Top 100 Inspirational Women in Fashion by Vogue US then later featured in British Vogue’s December 2018 issue as one of 10 women that are changing the face of music globally.
Tiwa Savage will play a string of international festivals including the UK’s Wireless Festival, Afropunk in Paris and Oh My! Festival in Amsterdam this summer 2019.
Adam Granite, EVP Market Development, Universal Music Group said,
“We are looking forward to partnering with Tiwa and her team to help her music reach new audiences around the world.”
Tiwa Savage said,
“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.”