Forman (98) Named Sr. Creative Director UMPG
Thursday, July 1, 2010
Posted by: Kristy Collins
Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) recently announced the promotion of Cyndi Forman (98) to Senior Creative Director, Nashville. Forman was previously Creative Director. Forman will focus on furthering artist and writer development and finding key opportunities for UMPG writers both past and present. She has secured many cuts and was responsible for the recent signing of 18 year old artist Hunter Hayes. The writers she works with include recent Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee Matraca Berg, Jimmy Melton, and Andrew Dorff. She is one of Nashville's most respected 'songpluggers' and has definitely earned the respect of her peers.
After obtaining her Music Business degree from Belmont University, Forman became Creative Director at Balmur Entertainment. In 2002, she joined Almo Irving Music which became part of UMPG in 2003 where she assumed the role of Creative Director. UMPG Nashville continually delivers hits for country music's most elite artists including Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Gretchen Wilson, Trace Adkins, Lee Ann Womack, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, and many more. Artists of all genres seek to work with this staff, including Celine Dion, Jon Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Paulina Rubio, Ricky Martin, John Mayer, Chris Daughtry, Ne-Yo, and The Corrs.