July 01, 2015 13:46 ET

ole Songwriter/Producer Timbaland Named 'Songwriter of the Year' at 28th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

ole Writers David Bratton and Garland "Sebastian" Mosley Also Honored

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 1, 2015) -

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ole writer Timbaland earned the prestigious "Songwriter of the Year" award at last week's 28th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Los Angeles, with co-writes on four of the most performed ASCAP songs of 2014 from the R&B, hip-hop, rap, and gospel charts. They included Beyoncé's smashes "Drunk in Love" and "Partition" as well as Jay Z featuring Beyoncé's "Part II (On the Run)," and Jay Z's "Tom Ford," the latter two co-written by Timbaland and ole-bluestone's Garland "Sebastian" Mosley.

In addition, ole writer David Bratton took home an ASCAP Rhythm & Soul honor for "Every Praise," performed by the great gospel artist Hezekiah Walker.

"ole congratulates Timbaland on his ASCAP Rhythm & Soul 'Songwriter of the Year' honor," says Robert Ott, ole Chairman and CEO. "ole is very proud to work with and support Timbaland as he continues to shape the music of a generation."

About ole:

ole is one of the world's foremost rights management companies with investments of over $400M 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, 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, Jeremy Stover, 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, 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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