History of Invincible
Invincible was launched in 1999. The company is split into five key divisions which include; media, marketing, management, Television production and events. The headquarters of the company is registered and operated from the Virgin Islands with offices in six countries including two
offices in the United Kingdom.
Invincible Media is the media part of the business which is home to Invincible Radio (An online radio station) , Invincible TV (TV production and TV station) and Invincible Publishing which is responsible for publishing 12 magazines/newspapers including; Chelsea Monthly, Camden Monthly, Los Angeles Monthly, Chicago Monthly , New York Monthly, Entrepreneurs Weekly, Cameroon Weekly Newspaper and Invincible Business.
Invincible Brands is the marketing & advertising agency. The company looks after the media planning and buying for several brands spread across six countries including the USA, UK, Africa, Caribbean and China.
Invincible management, is the celebrity, artist, and brand management arm to the business. The company boasts a roster of diverse clients across the entertainment, sports, music, fashion, dance and business. The management arm is divided to talent and brand management.The company looks after our own in house brand PC manufacturer, Zuricom , Chart Nation ( home of , OAC, Mokingo & Official European Charts) and Retail shopping outlet Blueberry Nation.
Invincible events & TV Production produces some of the biggest global events and television shows including; National Reality Television Awards (USA & UK), Urban Music Awards (held in 6 countries), GABA, National Entrepreneurs Conference, British Young Business Awards & Seminars, London Weekender festival, Blueberry Nation Pop up Fashion Live, Invincible Live & Unplugged, International Sports Awards, British Music Week, Download Music Awards and the International Football Awards. Chart Nation a subsidiary of Invincible TV produces the Official European Charts for over 15 countries in Europe and is responsible for other Television shows such as; Rate My Date, The Luxury Show, The Secret Student, Britain’s Next Urban Superstar, Only in LA, and many more. Invincible TV produces content that is syndicated and sold to broadcasters worldwide. The company employs over 120 employees worldwide. Watch our company showreel below;
History of Invincible: Timeline of key events -1999-2013
1999-Creation of Invincible Magazine online;(an online magazine) in London, UK
1999-Launch of Invincible Management; supplying models, actors, actresses for TV commercials, music videos, catwalk and photo shoots.
2000-Set up of Alliance Invincible Media Group core management team
2000-Development of pay television business plan
2000-Investment financing secured.
2000-Launch of INVINCIBLE Magazine (in print) new UK edition with superstar, Alicia Keys
2000- Prince Charles & his organisation back Invincible launch with full support and appearance at official launch.
2001-Launch of official UMA website www.urbanmusicawards.net and set up of the awards show to represent 100% British based artists.
2001-Invincible Records, launches and releases compilation album, Unity featuring chart topping artists Lethal Bizzle, Experiment, Jay Sean, Dizzee Rascal, indie rock band, the Academy and more.
2001-Launch of Invincible Events; as the events management and production arm of the brand.
2002- Launch of Invincible Brands; with clients signed on board including; BMG Records, Virgin records, Moonfruit.com, partymob.com, Universal records, London Fire Brigade and many more.
2002- Invincible Magazine announces nationwide circulation of 65,000 copies and a further 35,000 copies distributed to Canda, USA, Europe & Asia.
2002- Beyonce signs exclusive front cover interview with Invincible Magazine
2002- Invincible Hotel accquires Boda Africa hotel group from administrators adding 12 new boutique hotels to company portfolio in Africa & the Caribbean.
2003-Launch of INVINCIBLE TV launches on cable platform and becomes one of the first entertainment tv channel in the UK to stream 24/7 live online.
2003-Execution of talent and global marketing strategy
2003-International expansion with the launch of Invincible TV Jamaica on Channel 106 in Ochos Rios.
2003- Invincible Magazine, nominated for Carlton /ITV awards for ‘Best Publisher’.
2003-Invincible Magazine, signs 5 year advertising/marketing deal with London Fire Brigade to promote its ethnic recruitment campaign to our target audience.
2003-Launch of offices in Barbados.
2003- C.E.O of Invincible, is invited to host Barbados Expo by the Barbados prime minister and he hosts the entire show for the PM.
2003 -Invincible sponsors the Barbados Fashion Week. Up and coming Barbados fashion designer, Ryki de Jude wins the ‘Invincible rising star award’.
2003-Launch of Best National Unsigned Act 2003
2003-Launch of the UMA’s with a sponsorship deal with leading mobile giant Samsung Mobile, shoe brand, Timberland and fashion brand, Mecca.
2003-Host of the UMA’s, James Bond actress, Catherine McQueen and TV legend, Normski are booked by Invincible to appear on Channel 4’s, flagship show Rise TV to promote the upcoming UMA.
2003 -Invincible sign 1 year advertising/marketing sponsorship deal with Hard Rock Cafe, Corona Extra and casino online company 888.com.
2003 -Official product Launch at the Hard Rock Cafe hosted by Jodie Marsh
2003-Invincible, turns over £5.5 million pounds
2004-Invincible invests in Education building a primary school and a college in Africa.
2004- Invincible, Invincible Media Group enters into a formal brand license with IEG Global our (Virgin Islands parent group of companies) and the concept of brand extension begins via the launch of Invincible Group .
2004-Launch of Invincible Radio; www.invincibleradio.co.uk – Live New media based, online radio station with 32 presenters DJ’s broadcasting 24/7 to listeners around the world.
2004 – 90′s icon and ex- BBC 1 Dance energy TV presenter Normski and UK rapper Lethal Bizzle are signed to commence weekly shows on Invincibleradio.co.uk
2004 -Invincible announces, 4 year advertising contract with leading record label Warner Dance part of Warner Music Group to market and advertise all their compilation releases.
2004 -Independent Newspaper, announce Invincible Group as one of the top 10 most successful multi-cultural businesses.
2004 -International expansion of programming for Invincible TV, with the launch of music video production arm.
2004-Ex-Arsenal, football player, Ashley Cole confirms as presenter at the 2nd annual Urban Music Awards.
2004 -Invincible Group’s, C.E.O, Jordan Kensington is invited to the biggest European music convention, Midem as keynote speaker for the second time to talk about marketing in the music industry.
2004-Launch of British Music Week; www.britishmusicweek.com . An event educating entrepreneurs and the music industry about New Media capabilities and marketing within the music industry.
2004- INVINCIBLE Television reaches 32 countries through syndicated programming via 5 satellite TV platforms.
2005-Execution of interactive, internet, broadband and mobile phone strategy
2005 -Consolidation of global events brand via Urban Music Awards, and The British Music Week through the events division; Invincible Events
2005-Development of the Official International Download Charts by collecting charts from Tunetribe, Itunes, Karma download, and compiling an international download chart for syndication to magazines, music journals etc. CEO, Jordan Kensington is invited to Midem, Cannes in France to launch the charts infront of the global music industry.
2005- Launch of the Official International Download chart show syndicated to 32 countries by Invincible TV. Show includes performances from BodyRockers, Ziggy Marley, Big Brovaz, Arctic Monkeys, Usher, Mariah Carey, Beyonce and many more.
2005-Invincible TV signs content distribution deal with Global Broadcast Digital Ltd responsible for IP TV Set top boxes to over 22 million homes in the UK, Ireland and Scotland.
2005- C.E.O, Jordan Kensington invited to speak at the House of commons on behalf of young UK entrepreneurs.
2005-Invincible Travel launches, our travel and leisure company offering low cost packaged travel, accommodation, activity deals to Europe, Asia, Africa, USA and the Caribbean launches.
2006- The Official International Download Chart tour is officially launched with first filming at Cargo. Featuring, Bodyrockers, Big Brovaz, Ziggy Marley and Joss Stone.
2006- Launch of Invincible USA; www.invincibleusa.com with offices in Wall Street.
2006- Invincible Group is offered 5 million pounds by investment group The Millerson Brothers and sells off 2 of our Sky Television channels, Jet TV , IN-TV. The deal is accepted.
2006 – Invincible Group announces 1 year deal with Wella Professionals.
2006 -Invincible Charity, incoperates all CSR, Support for Darfur, Africa United and Diamond Children’s Trust.
2006 -C.E.O Jordan Kensington announced as Ambassador for government backed campaign Make you’re Mark.
2006- UMA voting database and Invincible mag, radio, TV listener and readers e-mail database reaches the 500,000 opt in ‘e-mail address’ mark making Invincible the largest 18 to 35 targeted entertainment based database in the United Kingdom.
2006-Invincible Group, signs marketing deal with leading low cost airline, Flymonarch.com to promote their new flights to Ibiza.
2006-Launch of clothing line, Invincible Jeans; . Stars including; Jennifer Lopez, Rhianna, and legend Chubb Rock all sign up to wear Invincible Jeans.
2006-C.E.O of Invincible Group, Jordan Kensington is invited to join Charles Dunstone (Chairman, Carphone Warehouse), Richard Branson (Virgin) and more as one of the official faces behind the brand new Blackberry Entrepreneurs VIP network campaign.
2007-Invincible Group announces 1 year, six figure sponsorship deal with leading footwear brand, Kickers.
2007-Kickers and UMA partner to launch brand of Kickers/UMA shoe + website.
2007-Invincible Newspaper is launched as the first ever free 100% entertainment newspaper to be distributed in London & New York simultaneously.
2007-CNN Jim Boulden interviews, Invincible Group C.E.O, Jordan Kensington
2007-Invincible Group signs deal with leading sports retailer, Foot Locker
2007-Foxy Brown and Spragga Benz confirmed as host of the Urban Music Awards USA.
2007-Channel 4, Big Brother reality TV star, Aisleyene signed to join Invincibleradio.co.uk with her own weekly radio show.
2007- Invincible Group, UMA UK press conference is attended by C.E.O of Kickers, UB40 front man, Ali Campbell and soul sensation, Terri Walker.
2007-Invincible Group, signs advertising and sponsorship deal with Lastminute.com, MAC Cosmetics, Cobra beer and the Loot Newspaper.
2007-Invincible Group, negotiates a six figure deal with the USA based social networking site Myspace.com to work exclusively as online sponsor partner for the Urban Music Awards USA.
2007-Urban Music Awards USA launches successfully at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York with appearances from Usher, Method Man, Chubb Rock, Sugababes, Danity Kane, Grandmasterflash & the Furious Five, Jon B and many more.
2007-JLS win Best National Unsigned Act beating off thousands of applicants nationwide.
2007-Invincible Education, the college and primary school companies based in Cameroon announce record profits with an annual turnover of 9.8 million pounds pre- tax profit.
2008-Invinciblespot.com, launches as a free classifieds website
2008-Invincible Group signs broadcast partnership with Sky TV group CSC Media Group to work on channel Flava TV.
2008-Invincible TV launches, hit reality TV show Britain’s Next Urban Superstar (www.nexturbansuperstar.com)
2008-Foot Locker sign six figure deal with Invincible Group and announced as official sponsors of Britain’s Next Urban Superstar which sees to the show filmed in 18 Uk cites with 15,000 auditionees and a viewership of 2.5 million viewers per week.
2008- Channel 4 TV presenter, Naomi Millbank Smith, BBC 1Xtra Deputy programmes manager, Wilber Wilberforce , Invincible Radio’s, Nick Grech and C.E.O of Invincible Group , Jordan Kensington announced as official cast of Britain’s Next Urban Superstar.
2008-Hilton Hotel Jamaica, signed as official sponsors of Caribbean Urban Music Awards ( CUMA)
2008-CUMA press conference at the Hilton Hotel, Jamaica.
-Invincible Group launches, the CUMA (The 1st ever Caribbean Urban Music Awards) featuring performances from Beenie Man, T.O.K, Erup, Movado, Vybez cartel and more and hosted by dancehall superstar Spragga Benz.
2008-Launch of the Stamp Out Violence campaign as brand new project for Invincible Charity.
2008-Invincible Group extends our celebrity roster for Invincible management .
2008 – Invincible invests in PC manufacturing firm, Zuricom and research begins on the design and creation of first product.
2009-Tony Cowell, X-Factor judge Simon Cowell’s elder brother signs to Invincible Management.
2009-Invincible Group, announces brand new company Invincible Mobile
2009-Launch of International Football Awards; www.internationalfootballawards.com
2009-Pele announced as recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2009 whilst David Beckham confirmed to receive a Global Ambassador to Football Award.
2009- Second annual Urban Music Awards USA hits New York City on the 17th of July 2009
2009- Invincible celebrates 10th anniversary with the release of the Barack Obama issue with an exclusive interview with Mr. Obama.
2009- Invincible launches brand new social networking site for British Music Week
2009- Invincible signs partnership deal with British Airways, No. 7, and Wellman Sports
2010- Tinie Tempah wins x4 awards at the UMA’s
2010- Invincible signs deal with Kangol and No Fear Energy Drinks
2011- Wretch 32 wins x4 awards at the UMA’s . Attended by David Hasselhoff, Mann, Jeremih and a host of other stars.
2011- Zuricom , the world’s first combined phone/DVD and tablet pc is launched
2011 - Corona Extra, WoweeOne, and many more client sign up with Invincible.
2011- The National Reality TV Awards UK is launched at the O2 attended by Peter Jones, (Dragon’s Den) , Duncan Bannantyne, and many more.
2011- Chelsea Monthly, a luxury and lifestyle magazine for Chelsea, Knightsbridge and South Kensington is launched
2012- Signed teen acoustic rock group, Carousel to Invincible Records
2012 - Invincible Records signs production deal with producer and songwriting outfit Stef Gizzi with recording studio facilities in Uxbridge
2012- National Reality TV Awards USA is launched in Los Angeles at the Crescent Hotel, Beverley Hills.
2013- Licence granted by the Cameroon Government to launch Cameroon Weekly Newspaper. A weekly bilingual newspaper for Cameroon in West Africa.
2013- Launch of the Official European Charts, the official chart nation store and only system and platform in Europe to countdown the top 100 best selling singles and albums across Europe.
2013- Launch of MOKINGO, the official african charts platform. Dubbed the ‘Itunes for Africa’ in press/media across 30 countries in Africa.
2013- Signed new Dance group, Unique Silver Dancers and presenter Cleopatra Woods to Invincible Management.
2013 - Launch of the British Young Business Awards by InvincibleBusiness.com
2013- Launch of Camden Monthly Newspaper. The paper was officially launched by the Mayor of Camden
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