ole and Songwriter Timbaland Receive GRAMMY Award Nomination for Best R&B Song


LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - ole and ole songwriter Timbaland were nominated for a GRAMMY Award today during The Recording Academy's day-long rollout. The winners will be announced on February 8th at the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

Timbaland will compete in the Best R&B Song category as a member of the songwriting team behind Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love" featuring Jay Z, a song which he also produced. Timbaland also co-wrote several additional songs on Beyoncé's multi-Platinum self-titled album, including "Blow," "Rocket," "Partition," and "Grown Woman."

"ole congratulates our writer Timbaland on the deserved recognition for 'Drunk in Love.' We all heard and saw how special this song was when Beyoncé opened the show with it last year," said Robert Ott, Chairman and CEO of ole. "ole is happy to be a part of 'music's biggest night' once again, and we wish Timbaland the very best of luck."

For more information and to see the full list of nominees, visit http://www.grammy.com/nominees.

About ole:
is one of the world's foremost rights management companies with investments of over $320M in music intellectual property (IP). Founded in 2004, with operations in Toronto, Nashville, New York and Los Angeles, ole is engaged in IP acquisitions, creative development, and worldwide rights management. The ole catalog includes over 45,000 songs and 60,000 hours of TV and film music across all genres. Copyrights under ole's control include songs recorded by artists such as the Backstreet Boys, Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, Michael Jackson, One Direction, Rihanna, Rush, Steven Tyler, Taylor Swift, and Timbaland. ole controls substantial A/V music and secondary rights including catalogs from Sony Pictures Entertainment, DHX, MGM, Miramax, Nelvana and Nu Image/Millennium. MusicBox, the Production Music division of ole, provides quality content and service to creators in all media with over 150,000 tracks in its library.

ole is committed to the creative development of its 100+ staff songwriters, legacy writers and composers and adding value to our catalogs and client catalogs. Current ole writers include Rush, Timbaland, Tyler Farr, Josh Dorr, Gord Bamford, Brett Jones, Dave Turnbull and Marty Dodson. ole has ongoing Ventures with Last Gang Publishing, Roots Three Music, Jackoby Publishing and most recently ole-bluestone Publishing, ole's venture with global hitmaker Timbaland.

ole is proud to be associated with its bank partners SunTrust, JP Morgan Securities, CIT Finance, Fifth Third Bank, Avenue Bank, City National Bank and OneWest Bank.

ole is committed to being the world's best and most innovative Rights Management Company and the preferred destination for IP Investors and Creators in all Media.

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