Canadian independent music labels and artists could take a page from a strategy that is increasingly turning around the fortunes of the Big Three.
Sony Music has struck a unique partnership with Quebec's premiere independent Audiogram Records that benefits artists on their respective rosters in Canada and in France.
A half ownership of Sony/ATV, the world's largest music publishing firm, is on the block. The valuation is anyone's guess, but the uncertainty is troubling for the many who have assets tied to the song publisher.
Canadian rights management company, ole, announced Monday that Mike Whelan has joined the company’s Nashville office as Senior Director, Creative. Whelan was formerly with Sony Music Publishing.