Universal Music Group NZ and ASB announce partnership for launch of ASBmusicnz

Universal Music Group New Zealand (UMG) and ASB Bank are delighted to announce the launch of ASBmusicnz, an exciting new partnership giving ASB customers access to exclusive music experiences through their new ASBmusicnz Hub.

The ASBmusicnz Hub is an online platform where ASB customers can win fabulous music prizes, including tickets to international and local UMG artist concerts, access bespoke UMG-curated Spotify playlists and other exclusive content.

ASB general manager marketing Shane Evans says, “ASBmusicnz will offer our customers a richer music experience with exclusive access to events, content and some of the world’s biggest musical acts. ASB is thrilled to partner with UMG, giving our customers new and exclusive access to the music world. Music consumption is at an all-time high and while our tastes are all different, music is something that unites people of all ages and we look forward to seeing our customers make use of the exclusive opportunities ASBmusicnz will bring.” 

Adam Holt, Chairman, Universal Music New Zealand says, “At UMG, we are passionate about bringing our incredible artists to all New Zealanders and this fresh and innovative partnership with the team at ASB is a dynamic, new way to connect our artists with music fans across the country. Powered by the combined strength of ASB and Universal Music NZ, ASBmusicnz offers ASB banking customers an exciting way to experience the very best in music and entertainment.”

ASBmusicnz Hub at asb.co.nz/music offers:

  • ‘Flyaways’: the chance to win flights and tickets to UMG-artist
    concerts around the world.
  • Exclusive international artist live showcases for fans here in New Zealand.
  • Giveaways including tickets to UMG-artist concerts in New Zealand, exclusive experiences and merchandise.
  • Curated Spotify playlists: Five new UMG-curated playlists will be released each month. ASBmusicnz’s debut playlist includes music from artists including: Sam Smith, Drake, Six60 and more.

ASBmusicnz’s first Flyaway competition is now live, offering the lucky winner flights, accommodation and passes to see Niall Horan live in Los Angeles in August 2018.

The ASBmusicnz Hub can be found on asb.co.nz/music

About Universal Music New Zealand
Universal Music New Zealand (UMNZ) is a division of Universal Music Group (UMG). UMG is the world leader in music-based entertainment, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. Featuring the most comprehensive catalogue of recordings and songs across every musical genre, UMG identifies and develops artists and produces and distributes the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music in the world. Committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship, UMG fosters the development of services, platforms and business models in order to broaden artistic and commercial opportunities for our artists and create new experiences for fans. Universal Music Group is a Vivendi company.

UMNZ is home to the deepest catalogue of New Zealand artists and has enjoyed great success over the last decade with local artists including Lorde, Sol3 Mio, Gin Wigmore, Broods, The Naked & Famous, Hayley Westenra and many others.

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