Koch Entertainment has struck a deal to act as the exclusive physical and digital distributor of 1720 Entertainment in the United States.

"We're very excited to be working with Terry [K. Johnson, president/CEO of 1720]," says Michael Rosenberg, president of Koch Entertainment Distribution.

"Terry's vision and expertise in signing today's best indie artists is unprecedented and we look forward to ensuring the success of the label and its artists at retail."

Koch hosts a wide variety of artists including Sean Kingston, Charlie Daniels and former Kinks frontman Ray Davies.

1720 Entertainment's roster of artists includes country songstress Rissi Palmer and hip-hop act C-SIDE.