Justin Timberlake Launches Tennman Records; New Joint Venture With Interscope Records
Timberlake, who has worked closely with artists like Timbaland, T.I., The Black Eyed Peas and others, will serve as Chairman and CEO of Tennman, which is based in Los Angeles and is distributed worldwide by Interscope Geffen A&M.
"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," Timberlake said in a statement.
The label's president is Ken Komisar, an industry veteran who has served as vp of A&R at Sony BMG Music Entertainment since 2000.
While Timberlake didn't reveal the label's roster, the first signings are scheduled to be announced sometime next month.
"We are already underway with several artists in development, and look forward to sharing their work with music fans everywhere," Komisar said.
Interscope is already home to Eminem's Shady Records, Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment, 50 Cent's G-Unit Records and Timbaland's Mosely Music Group.
Timberlake has won four Grammy Awards, including Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for 2004's "My Love" featuring T.I. and Best Dance Recording for "SexyBack" featuring Timbaland.