Sony Music UK announces worldwide partnership with Robbie Williams
Sony Music today [09.05] announce the signing of 17-time BRIT Award winner and multi-million selling global artist Robbie Williams.
Robbie signs an exclusive worldwide deal with Sony Music for the first time in his career. He will release his eleventh studio album, as yet untitled, through Columbia Records UK later this year.
Robbie has had 11 UK No.1 albums, has sold a staggering 70 million albums globally, is the biggest BRIT Award winner in history and holds the world record for the most tickets sold in a single day – 1.6 million.
Robbie Williams said, “the team at Sony are professional, incredibly hungry, and have a great energy. They’re inspired, I’m inspired. I’m more ready than I ever have been and I’m totally convinced I’m in the right place. I look forward to working on this album, which is an album I’m immensely proud of, in this exciting new partnership with Sony Music.”
Chairman and CEO of Sony Music UK Jason Iley said, “we are delighted to be working with Robbie. This is a once in a lifetime signing with the biggest male solo artist of our generation. Robbie Williams is one of the most charismatic, unique and creative artists this country has ever produced and his incredible achievements continue to make him one of the most successful in the world today. When he met the team, there was an immediate connection and we are immensely proud to be releasing what is sure to be an album that defines an exciting new chapter for Robbie.”