We are very excited to announce producer, songwriter, musician, and entrepreneur Tim Kelley has joined The SRG-ILS Group as Head of A&R. Tim Kelley is one of the most successful and prolific executives in the history of the recording industry. As part of the production duo The Funktwons, Tim’s 25-year career has resulted in worldwide sales of almost a half billion albums, multiple Grammy Awards, and collaborations with the top artists and executives in the business.
“There are very few people I’ve met who live up to their credits. Tim Kelley not only lives up to them, he surpasses them. Tim has helped a number of labels build to greatness with his expertise and tireless effort and energy. We could not be more excited to welcome this architect of production, sound, and vision to The SRG-ILS Group.” – Claude Villani President, CEO
Tim Kelley’s resume is a who’s who of the past three decades of popular music. Over this time Tim produced, wrote, and performed on dozens of albums and songs. Notable collaborators include Destiny’s Child, Chris Brown, Brian McKnight, Case, 112, Dallas Austin, Monica, Tamar Braxton, Joe, Deborah Cox, Babyface, Nas, The Isley Brothers, Musiq Soulchild, Earth Wind & Fire, The Black Eyed Peas, Jaimie Foxx, Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Tyrese, and dozens and dozens more.
Three exceptional career highlights include the Boyz II Men classic II which is currently the biggest selling album by an R&B group in history, TLC’s CrazySexyCool, and Sisqo’s “The Thong Song”.
“In today’s industry, Claude has figured out a way to benefit all parts of the process and get folks paid. I am looking forward to this new chapter with SRG-ILS.” – Tim Kelley
About The SRG-ILS Group
The SRG-ILS Group embraces new technologies and is at the forefront of business models that support artists and labels who want to fully participate in their careers, their recording, and their publishing. Through a range of services and a focus on publishing and preferred placements, SRG-ILS is redefining the relationship between music creators and the marketplace.