The report’s recommendations include ending the general use of the Radio Royalty Exemption, and amending the definition of “sound recording” so that recordings used in television programs and films would be eligible for public performance royalties.
At the 2019 JUNO Awards Chair’s Reception in London, Ontario, Music Canada announced key actions resulting from a comprehensive organizational revi
More than a decade after its release, the most successful album from the Vancouver-based jazz-pop singer/songwriter has reached a dazzling milestone.
Skydiggers (pictured) play a house concert to benefit Unison, Alessia Cara joins Shawn Mendes' world tour, and Scott Long departs Music Nova Scotia. Others in the news include the New Colossus Festival, Music Canada certifications, Norah Jones, Houdini, Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival, SHINE concert, CLMA, SaskMusic, and farewells to Fred Foster and Johnnie Lovesin. Videos provided for your enjoyment.
Music Canada Executive Vice President Amy Terrill will be leaving the organization on January 29 to return to her roots as the new executive direct
Music Canada's 2018 certifications include Loud Luxury (pictured), CBC Music’s Searchlight contest returns, and CMW conference passes are now on sale. Also in the news are Voivod, Music PEI Week, Rusty, Alicia Keys, Coeur de pirate, Creative Manitoba, Jordan Davis, Sound of Pop, Tomato/Tomato, and a farewell to Lorna Doom. Videos provided for your enjoyment.
2019 promises to be an important year for Canada’s music sector from both legislative and regulatory perspectives.
Music Canada has come out strongly endorsing reforms to the Copyright Board of Canada have been made official as the Government of Canada’s Budget
Cary Sherman, the outgoing chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), sat down with artist, label owner and festival
EVP and Forum co-founder Amy Terrill presented a workshop and moderated a panel at the recent two-day event in Washington DC. An updated version of the groundbreaking Keys to a Music City report was released.
At the recent Playback 2018, Music Canada recognised the artist and label head for her outstanding advocacy efforts to improve the livelihoods of music creators. Pictured: Music Canada's Graham Henderson and Loreena McKennitt.
While Re:Sound president Ian MacKay says that eliminating Canadian Copyright Act exemptions would return $100M to creators and labels, songwriter Maia Davies says a friend of hers who wrote three Drake tracks can't afford to pay his rent because the songs weren't singles.