News Story

News Story

December 14, 2017
by David Farrell

The music industry has been quick to congratulate government ministers and letting it know that the so-called Value Gap, which concerns copyright takedown regimes and artist remuneration, will be high on the agenda.

December 14, 2017
by David Farrell

The stakeholders stack in two piles: big business, and creative artist collectives. In the first is anyone who relies on the use of music as part of their business activity. In the other, an alphabet soup of organizations with indecipherable acronyms that fall into three distinct bodies: Re: Sound, SOCAN, and the CMRRA.

December 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

December 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

All told, Reid’s 2018 tour has sold over 70,000 tickets in advance of his hitting the stage on Feb. 26 in Sidney, B.C.

Kingston, ON's K-Rock Centre included
December 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

Canada’s largest private equity firm Onex Corporation has agreed to acquire SMG, a leading US venue management company.

At Friday's gala, l-r: Robert Ott, ole artist, Deanna (X Factor) and Angel Lopez
December 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Canadian music IP company has dazzled on all fronts this year, with double-digit increases in revenues and margins.

Moncada, Symsyk, Sullivan, Fitzgerald and (centre) eOne Music topper Chris Taylor
December 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Canadian entertainment juggernaut with a global span is upping its game with the new appointments that add muscle to its cross-border music marketing of eOne and Last Gang acts.

December 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

Open to all musical genres, the eighth annual Slaight Music song contest has doubled the value of the goods and services prize pack the winning contestant will receive this round.

December 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

Her resume makes her the ideal candidate with a brilliant track record in music licensing, artist development, artist management, record label management, contract negotiations, sync licensing, and television production.

December 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

The veteran music industry decision-maker is named VP as well as Head of Nielsen Music Canada, and in his elevated position, will oversee all commercial operations for the data and measurement company in the market.

December 11, 2017
by David Farrell

Last week a collaborative step to create uniform reporting was announced between Bell Media’s 100-plus terrestrial radio stations, rights collective Re:Sound, and Music Canada. It's a big deal, and we explain why.

Neville Quinlan, one of two Canadian Board members
December 8, 2017
by FYI Staff

Canadians’ Clark Miller and Neville Quinlan are two of five named to the board of SXWorks, the US-based music publisher services arm of SoundExchange.