Peermusic Announces Publishing Agreement with Tyrese Gibson


Agreement Coincides With The Release of Gibson’s Independent Album Open Invitation, His First Studio Album in More Than Five Years

Los Angeles, CA—.  peermusic is pleased to announce they have inked a publishing agreement with recording artist, actor, New York Times Best Selling Author and model Tyrese Gibson.  peermusic will be the exclusive publisher  for Gibson’s latest album, Open Invitation, as well as all music written during this term.  The first single off of Open Invitation, “Stay,” has held the #1 position on the Urban AC charts for thirteen consecutive weeks.  The announcement was made by Sam Kling, peermusic VP A&R.

Gibson has found much commercial success with Open Invitation, having already sold more than 200,000 units to date.  The album debuted in the top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Chart as well as the #2 R&B Album, and as the #1 R&B release on iTunes.  Open Invitation features Ludacris, R. Kelly, Rick Ross and Jay Rock.  The next single from Open Invitation, “Nothing On You,” was released to UAC radio on January 8th. The supporting video clip will debut on both BET and Centric on 2/4 as part of a Tyrese Valentines Day take over, and a nationwide tour is set to start February 10th.

Said Tyrese, “As soon I met the team at peermusic, I knew it was the right move.   I pride myself of new ventures and the timing couldn’t be greater.  I believe the plans we have are going to create new standards in the industry.”

Added Kling, “It is a great honor to be working with such a multifaceted creative icon. His new album is filled with wonderful and classic feeling R&B and we’re thrilled to welcome Tyrese to the peermusic family.”

In addition to his hugely successful recording career, Tyrese Gibson has been featured in major motion pictures, including Transformers, Legion, Fast Five and many more.  His self-help book, “How To Get Out Of Your Own Way,” made the New York Times Best Seller list and received critical acclaim.

Founded by Ralph S. Peer in 1928, peermusic is the world’s largest global independent publishing company and operates 35 offices in 28 countries.  With well over a quarter of a million titles in the company’s catalogue, and songs that vary from country, blues, jazz and pop to Latin, concert and rock‘n’roll, peermusic is the largest privately owned company of its kind in the world.

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