Music Canada

Music Canada

April 25, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Shania is named the host of the CCMA Awards, a flurry of Canadian gold and platinum certifications, and Hugh's Room Live celebrates its first anniversary. Also in the news are Tebey, Eamon McGrath, Coleman Hell, Tears For Fears, CheZZa, and a farewell to Bob Dorough. Videos provided for your enjoyment.

January 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

Two new studies plan to convince governments that the music scene produces a big economic benefit to the province, and the music org also has plans to create synergies with other Pacific coastline music hubs in the US.

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 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.

December 7, 2017
by FYI Staff

The new system will help to ensure better data is relayed to Re:Sound, resulting in better royalty accounting available to recording artists, background performers, session musicians and record labels for airplay on Bell Media’s 100+ radio stations in 54 markets across Canada.

Media Beat
October 23, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

Music Canada executive vice-president Amy Terrill
October 18, 2017
by Nick Krewen

The trade org chose to call its annual general meeting "Playback" and enjoyed an impressive, reflective list of accomplishments in the past 12 months.

Keely Kemp, Vanessa Vidas, Catherine Tait and moderator Amy Terrill
October 18, 2017
by Nick Krewen

Gender parity seems to be moving forward in Canada's music industry, with several organizations either committing to the concept or at least willing to study it. 

October 17, 2017
by FYI Staff

At its AGM in Toronto today, Music Canada released a report that boldly attempts to offer redress for creative communities in music that have seen incomes bludgeoned as a bandwidth of Internet delivery platforms transmitting their content has morphed into a trillion-dollar industry.

 

Image: CIMA
August 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

The federal government wants to overhaul the Copyright Board and is asking stakeholders for ideas that can be submitted now through until Sept. 29.

Music Canada's Graham Henderson punching home his point
June 26, 2017
by External Source

The digital revolution has unleashed previously unheard of wealth for a small number of tech companies but the creative community is getting short-sold...

ECMA
May 3, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A new report acknowledges that the deep pool of musical talent residing in Atlantic Canada has never been in question, but the lack of music industry infrastructure has hampered the ability of area artists to reach their full potential. The road map to the future sets out a strategy to turn an asset into a bonanza.