Sony/ATV U.K. Extends Worldwide Music Publishing Pact With Tinie Tempah
July 12, 2016 at 12:34 PM (PT)
TINIE TEMPAH has re-signed a worldwide publishing agreement with long-term partner SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING.
SONY/ATV UK Managing Dir. and President of EUROPEAN Creative GUY MOOT first signed the LONDON-based rapper at the beginning of his musical career in 2010. The music publisher will continue to represent TEMPAH's back catalog as well as songwriting credits on recent UK chart-topping single “Not Letting Go” with JESS GLYNNE and “Girls Like” with ZARA LARSSON, current single “Mamacita” with WIZKID and the upcoming WARNER MUSIC album release "Youth."
TINIE TEMPAH made history at the end of last month by becoming the UK rap artist with the most UK #1 singles in chart history.
Commented GUY MOOT: “We are absolutely thrilled to continue such a long and happy relationship with TINIE TEMPAH, a truly special person, songwriter and proven hit maker.”
Added TINIE TEMPAH: “I’m super excited to continue my journey with SONY/ATV. They have been incredibly supportive from the beginning and I believe they have what it takes to support me in this new capacity and in the next stage of my journey. New levels, new heights.”
Since first signing with EMI MUSIC PUBLISHING in 2010, TINIE TEMPAH has racked up two smash albums, three MOBO AWARDS, one BET AWARD and two BRITs, including Best Single for “Pass Out” which also picked up the IVOR NOVELLO AWARD for Best Contemporary Song at the 2011 ceremony.
His debut album, "Disc-Overy," went straight to the top of the UK album chart when released in OCTOBER 2010 and spawned a wealth of hit singles, including “Pass Out," “Frisky” and “Wonderman," while aiding the career launches of LABRINTH and ELLIE GOULDING in the process. TEMPAH's hits include songs for RITA ORA (“R.I.P”), CALVIN HARRIS (“Drinking From The Bottle”), DVBBS (“Tsunami (Jump)”), CHERYL COLE (“Crazy Stupid Love”) and KDA (“Turn The Music Louder (Rumble)”). His second album, "Demonstration," was released in 2013 and went on to be certified gold, while featured guest spots from the likes of 2 CHAINZ, EMELI SANDI and PALOMA FAITH.
TINIE TEMPAH’s much-anticipated third album, "Youth," is set for release SEPTEMBER 16th via DISTURBING LONDON RECORDS/PARLOPHONE/WARNER MUSIC.