UOMO Media Signs Shawn Desman to 360 Deal
August 25, 2009. UOMO Media Inc., a multi-channel entertainment company, today announced signing of actor, songwriter, recording artist Shawn Desman to a 360 Deal. The deal with UOMO encompasses future music and music-related businesses, including albums, touring, merchandising, television/film projects, and sponsorship agreements. The deal also includes the acquisition of Shawn Desman`s entire publishing catalogue of songs including his three top tens hit 'Shook', 'Get Ready' and 'Let's Go'.
"I am extremely excited to continue our relationship with Shawn," said Mr. Camara Alford, Chairman and CEO of UOMO Media. "Our 360 Deal showcases the shifting direction of the entertainment industry and how UOMO is perfectly positioned to serve the complete needs of our clients."
Shawn Desman has released two platinum and gold studio albums for which he won a Juno in 2006 for "R&B/Soul Recording of the Year". He has also appeared in such movies as 'Honey' (Universal Pictures) and 'How She Move' (MTV Films), and contributed music in Jerry Bruckheimer's 'Kangaroo Jack' (Warner). Desman has collaborated with some of the biggest producers in music including Tricky Stewart, Rodney Jenkins and The Dream. Desman is currently putting the final touches on his third studio album.
About UOMO Media Inc.
UOMO Media Inc. is a multi-channel entertainment company that acquires, produces, and manages intellectual media content and digital assets. UOMO integrates existing and well-established revenue streams in recorded music, publishing, and talent management through its five operating divisions: UOMO Digital, UOMOLife (including AdUOMO), UOMO Recorded Music, UOMO Talent Management, and UOMO Publishing. PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates that by 2011, the global media and entertainment industry will be worth US$ 2 trillion.