Nick Lachey Goes Solo on MTV
The Nick Lachey Project is Set to Air April 2005
Nick Lachey's Album Will Be Released on Jive/Zomba Label Group
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 14 -- MTV follows America's
favorite pop star and husband through the most crucial months of his solo
music career. After attaining huge success with his former band 98 Degrees and
becoming a reality show sensation with "Newlyweds," Nick may look like he has
it all. However, his first love is music and in "The Nick Lachey Project"
(working title), which is tentatively set to premiere in April 2005, he sets
out to take his music career to the next level.
MTV cameras are given total access behind the entire process from Nick
building a studio inside his home, hiring producers and writers, signing with
Jive Records, part of the Zomba Label Group, recording, and finally working
with the label to get his CD in stores. Throughout the journey, Nick is
completely submerged in the artistic process. He's going to give it
everything he's got and he invites his fans along to hear the songs and see
the stories that culminate with the release of his record.
"We fell in love with Nick as he became America's favorite TV husband,"
said Lois Curren, Executive Vice President, MTV Series Entertainment. "The
Nick Lachey show will remind everyone of why we fell in love with him first
and that was because of his music."
"Viewers will see a different side of me than in 'Newlyweds' and be able
to understand exactly what goes into the making of an album," said Nick
Lachey. "We will document the entire process of working with Jive, recording
songs and promoting the album. I look forward to sharing this experience with
"Beyond being a household name and TV star, the world has missed out on
the fact that Nick Lachey is also a great singer and star recording artist,"
said Barry Weiss, President and CEO of the Zomba Label Group. "We are very
excited to be involved with him in his music career going forward."
Nick Lachey arrived on the music scene in 1997 as a part of the group 98
Degrees. An Ohio native and graduate of the Cincinnati School for the
Creative and Performing Arts, Nick has always had a simple philosophy about
success: work hard, have faith and eventually you'll reach your goal.
Executives in Charge of Production for "The Nick Lachey Project" are Greg
Johnston, Lois Curren, and Rod Aissa.
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