Justin Timberlake Launches Tennman Records
May 29, 2007 at 5:33 AM (PT)
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has launched TENNMAN RECORDS, a joint venture with INTERSCOPE RECORDS announced INTERSCOPE-GEFFEN-A&M Chairman JIMMY IOVINE. TIMBERLAKE will serve as Chairman/CEO of the new joint venture, which will be based in LOS ANGELES and will be distributed worldwide by INTERSCOPE-GEFFEN-A&M.
KEN KOMISAR, former VP/A&R of SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, has been appointed President of TENNMAN RECORDS. The first signings to the label will be announced in the weeks ahead.
"Whenever you have the opportunity to get into business with someone as gifted as JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, you take it," commented IOVINE. "We are thrilled to have his label as part of Interscope."
"We are all excited about the talent we have to offer already on our roster, and I cannot wait to introduce the world to my new discoveries," said TIMBERLAKE.
"I am thrilled with the potential of this opportunity that combines the amazing creative talents of JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, along with the vision and passion of JIMMY IOVINE and INTERSCOPE RECORDS," said KOMISAR. "We are already underway with several artists in development, and look forward to sharing their work with music fans everywhere."