Former Take That front-man Robbie Williams has jumped ship from Universal Records and has signed to Sony Music.
Robbie is the UK’s most successful male artist and is a real coup for Sony, the singer had been signed to Universal for the last six years but has now decided to move labels to release his latest solo album.
Speaking about the record label switch, 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”.
Robbie Williams last release was the ‘Swings Both Ways’ LP back in 2013, the album was a huge chart success.
Speaking about the signing of the star, 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 sue to be an album that defines an exciting new chapter for Robbie”.
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