Hasbro is selling off Entertainment One’s music division to Blackstone investments for US$385M in a cash deal.
Eight years after she released her Voyageur album, Ottawa singer and songwriter Kathleen Edwards is back.
Famed honkytonk The Matador (pictured) is sold, Dan Boeckner is a true rocker, and a new report on Canadian copyright. Others in the headlines include Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Chris Taylor, Alessia Cara, Lizzo, Gordon Lightfoot, The Persuasions, Eurovision, Don Was, John Prine, and Whitney Houston.
The multi-platinum minted Toronto roots-rockers recently teamed up with eOne Music for Canada, and a new single, Salvation, comes out next week.
The 4th annual CIMA Celebration & Awards gala proved to be wildly successful, attracting a top-tier list of music biz entrepreneurs to the Phoenix Concert Theatre on June 11 where five of their own were recognized.
The Toronto native has turned unknowns into millionaires, built an impressive management and recording imprint, consulted the stars and now runs a global music empire that spans management, publishing, event production and master recordings.
With at least one Toronto music festival planned, the global entertainment co. has plans to incorporate merchandise, VIP and ticketing solutions into the mix in year one.
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.
In 18 months since becoming Global President of Music for Entertainment One, Taylor has transformed the mid-level Canadian indie distributor into a global content generator.
They join an august list of executives creating newfound opportunities for their clients by expanding the horizon of where income streams can be earned.