2017 Tim Kelley Director of A&R at The SRG-ILS Group
Tim Kelley, part of Tim & Bob (Tim Kelley and Bob Robinson), also known as Funktwons, is Grammy Award-winning songwriting musicians and a Hip-hop/R&B producer. Tim & Bob have discovered and or worked on some of the biggest artists in the music industry and has helped develop the Atlanta music scene as it is widely known for today.
As part of Tim & Bob, Tim Kelley has won three Grammy Awards amongst twelve nominations and have sold more than 300 million albums worldwide making them one of the most successful producer duos in music history.Tim & Bob are among the most consistent urban producers in the last 18 years, earning a spot on Billboard’s top ten list of producers almost every year since 1998.
Growing up in Peoria, Illinois, Tim was raised on R&B through his father’s band. His father was a trumpet player and multi-instrumentalist so Tim learned trumpet, piano, guitar, drums and bass at the age of 10. From elementary school through college, Tim played the trumpet and piano in school band.
Tim Kelley has worked with the largest names in the industry including Brian McKnight, Jennifer Lopez, Boyz II Men, Madonna, 112, TLC, Monica, Donell Jones, Hilary Duff, Nas, Joe, Musiq Soulchild, Ron Isley, Brandy, Tyrese, Amerie, Mýa, Usher, LeToya, Busta Rhymes, Jamie Foxx, The Black Eyed Peas.