Tiwa Savage Goes Global! Tiwa Savage Signs to Island Records UK
Following her announcement as the newest member of the Motown Records days ago, Tiwa Savage has signed a recording contract with Island Records UK, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group, which is part of her contract with Universal Music.
Just a few days ago, Nigerian Afro-pop Queen Tiwa Savage released a new single ” 49-99 ” under the Motown Records imprint, owned by the Universal Music Group, which has attracted mixed reaction on Nigerians Twitter space. On the Instagram page of the Island Records she was welcomed with a caption; Welcome to the Island Records family, Tiwa Savage 💛
Island Records operates four international divisions: Island UK, Island US, Island Australia, and Island France (known as Vertigo France until 2014). Current key people include Island US president Darcus Beese, OBE, and MD Jon Turner. Partially due to its significant legacy, Island remains one of UMG’s pre-eminent record labels.
Artists who have signed to Island Records include Tracy Bonham, Roxy Music, Bishop Briggs, Hozier, Demi Lovato, Fall Out Boy, The Killers, Leona Lewis, U2, Mumford & Sons, Amy Winehouse, Ben Howard, Nick Jonas, Shawn Mendes, Jessie J and a lot of others.