Universal Music Canada announces today that Kardinal Offishall has been named Senior Vice President, A&R. In 2013, he was named Creative Executive Director for the firm’s A&R team and remains active as a decorated recording artist and producer.
A major shift in logistics has changed the way goods are shifted in Canada. But now, after a few dodgy months, the distribution of physical music formats in the market is again running tickety-boo,
Universal Music Canada’s internal committee of Black employees committed to racial diversity partners with a Toronto sports hero and role model for a new initiative committing $50K per year for five years to support the education of post-secondary Black students.
Ryan “Shep” Shepard is Universal Music Canada’s newly anointed Senior Director, National Promotion.
A 1983 mini-album by the proto-punk Hamilton rockers is given the deluxe reissue treatment by Universal Music Canada.
Universal Music Canada has announced Amy Jeninga has been promoted from Director to Vice President, Digital Strategy, effective immediately.
Universal Music Canada surprised The Tenors at their Toronto concert at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts with the news that their second yul
Ivar Hamilton, Universal Music Canada's VP, Catalogue, celebrated his 30th anniversary at the company the only way he knew how: by purchasing more music.
The deal, announced by Universal Music Canada President & CEO Jeffrey Remedios and Luminosity Gaming Founder Steve Maida, presents a new platform for Universal Music artists to share their music and connect with listeners on a global scale.
A former advisor to the PM, who has also had a distinguished career with the Ontario government, he joins UMC in July.
The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund gets a $5M boost in the Budget, Tory Lanez hypes his new album with free shows, and the Vans Warped Tour bids farewell. Also in the news are UMC, SOCAN Song House, Liteyears, Jessie Reyez, The Blues Brothers Revue, Obey fest, Graham Nicholas, Ellen Doty, and Downchild Blues Band. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Three young operatically-trained Toronto women collectively known as ViVA Trio hold the promise of upending the mostly male-dominated classical crossover space with an album set for release this Friday (with video).