Virginia To Vegas's Derik John Baker returned to his hometown to perform at the iHeartRadio Jingle (Bell) Ball and found himself bushwhacked by the Wax team armed with big shiny awards.
The Montreal indie music entertainment firm recently struck it big with the Lucky Rose’s single "The Way You Want Me" that has reached more than 10M streams and was in the Billboard Top 40 CHR chart for 16 weeks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This isn’t just a puff piece about the company and a slick overview of the artists affiliated with the bunny label, but an exhaustive and erudite history of a company that has represented some of the greatest artists in Canadian music history.
Under terms of the new deal, “Parkside” Mike Renaud will act as a consultant for the entire Slaight Music roster as regards to artist management, artists development, A&R and joint venture music releases.
Sam Smith has his first No. 1 album and Christmas titles festoon the chart, including seasonal collections from The Tenors, Michael Bublé, and Pentatonix.
Shawn Hook & Serena Ryder's rhythmic-remake of "Happy Christmas (War Is Over)" is the most popular download radio track in the past week. Other big names to earn traction include Keith Urban, Virginia To Vegas, and a U2 track that features a spoken-word outro by Kendrick Lamar and is the latest song from the Dec. 1 album release, Songs of Experience.
Dean Brody and Meghan Patrick are among this week's hot Canadian picks on the radio with two storybook songs that will greatly push their careers forward. Hey Ocean, Alert the Medic, and Shawn Hook are also receiving strong engagement from commercial broadcasters.
With the comedy category back on the slate of Juno categories in 2018, the genre is spawning more new releases. The latest is Toronto-based comedians Tim Golden and Barry Taylor’s Comedy Records release of Sorry! (A Canadian Album) by K Trevor Wilson.