London: Singer Robbie Williams has quit EMI and will release his first solo record 'Reality Killed the Video Star' through Universal Music next year.
The 'Angels' singer, who has been with the record company for his entire solo career which began in 1997, has now announced he has joined rivals Universal Music.
"I'm really thrilled to be joining the Universal family at what I think is the most exciting time in my career," he said.
Chairman of the Universal Music Group Lucian Grainge is also excited to see what the 37-year-old pop star will come up with.
"What a thrill this announcement is. To be working with Robbie and his team and to have the opportunity to support this incredible stage of his career makes life so exciting."