Tenille Townes  Facebook photo
September 6, 2022
by Kerry Doole

The 2022 CCMA Awards on Sunday feature Tenille Townes (pictured) leading the noms list, the Supercrawl fest begins with a $250K federal grant, and Taylor Swift, Buffy, and Honey Jam star at TIFF. Also in the news are The Weeknd, Estonian Music Week, Lexsoul Dancemachine, Music Cities Forum, CMRRA, CIMA, Patsy Cline Tribute concert, Reliant Music, The Damn Truth, Joe Coughlin, and Canzona Chamber Players.

L-R Andrea England, Eric Cohen, Lauren Ali.
May 4, 2022
by FYI Staff

As the world emerges into a new phase of the global pandemic and as overall music consumption and engagement continue to grow globally

Justin Bieber  Facebook photo
September 13, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Justin Bieber (pictured) scores at the VMAs, Oscar Peterson is honoured by the RCM, and Donovan Woods launches a new label. Also in the news are Cassidy Mann, Neil Peart, Dear Rouge, the Polaris Prize, Luminato, OKAN, Music NL, Mustafa, Dayna Manning, CMRRA, VIFF, and farewell Michael Chapman.

Music Licensing: CMRRA & SoundExchange
July 29, 2021
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) reports having distributed over $57 million to music publishers and self-published songwrit

July 8, 2021
by Nick Krewen

Experience comes in handy.

June 21, 2021
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) and TikTok today announced an agreement for the collection of digital mechanical royalties

March 4, 2021
by External Source

The Canadian Mechanical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) is working with new global partners to provide music publishers and self-published songw

CMRRA president Paul Shaver with staff last fall at the agency's Toronto HQ.
May 5, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA), Canada’s leading mechanical reproduction rights licensing collective, reports Q1 payouts t

April 14, 2020
by External Source

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), a SoundExchange company, has announced that Janet A.

Billy Talent Facebook photo
April 10, 2020
by FYI Staff

Billy Talent (pictured) releases a new episode of its multi-part short film, Canada's Great Kitchen Party attracts stars, and more major summer fests are cancelled. Others in the news include CIMA, CMRRA, Neil Young, Ontario Creates, The Spoons, Storry, The Independent Music Awards, Rosanne Baker Thornley, Manitoba Music, and dvsn. With video.

Photo: Dustin Rabin
March 13, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The highly respected music publicist is now the Director of Industry Relations & Communications at CMRRA. Here she reflects upon a fascinating career, her new role, the value of the org for artists, and the just-cancelled Junos,

Paul Shaver pic by Dustin Rabin
October 2, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.