Grammy-Winning “Thong Song” Producers Have Sold 170 Million Records NEW YORK, NY — 06/15/2006 — Dimensional Music Publishing, an independent music publishing company, announced today that it has signed the Grammy-winning Atlanta-based R&B producer duo Tim and Bob to an exclusive worldwide co-publishing and administration deal. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “Tim and Bob are not your typical songwriter/producers,” said Ronda Call, VP Creative of Dimensional Music Publishing. “Despite the ever-changing trends in the music business, this team has been able to stay vital and creative throughout. Their appreciation of the craft of songwriting combined with an ear for what’s next enables them to remain current and classic at the same time.” Tim Kelley and Bob Robinson have sold more than 170 million albums and are among the most consistent urban producers in the last 14 years. They are perhaps best known for Sisqo’s “Thong Song,” which was the No. 1 song in the U.S. for eight weeks, No. 1 in thirty different countries consistently for two months and nominated for a Grammy four times. The duo has garnered a total of three Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for TLC’s “Crazysexycool” and Album of the Year and Record of the Year for their work on Boyz II Men’s “II” album. Tim & Bob have worked with Madonna, J. Lo, Joe, Earth, Wind and Fire, Isley Brothers, Lionel Richie, Babyface, Case, Destiny’s Child, Will Smith and have had songs on numerous soundtracks including “How To Be A Player,” “Players Club,” “Poetic Justice,” “Wild Wild West” and “The Nutty Professor 2.” “We’re excited about the future with DMP,” said Tim and Bob. “They share our vision for our career as songwriters and producers — that is, that our God-given talent enables us to make great music in any genre.” Tim and Bob are currently in the studio working on the follow-up to R&B singer Bobby Valentino’s platinum-selling debut (which they also produced) and on Brian McKnight’s upcoming record for Warner Bros.
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