There is a lot of good news in the SOCAN annual report; however, domestic royalty distributions to Canadian writers and composers have decreased by almost 10% in the past five years. Pictured: Society CEO Jennifer Brown.
Canadian music rights management company Kilometre Music Group has secured a US$50 million Credit facility wi
Peer Music (peermusic) has announced a re-alignment of senior staff in its Canadian office, led by Neville Quinlan who is now MD, Publishing & Neighbouring Rights. He continues to lead peermusic’s Canadian publishing operations and manage both its Toronto and Montreal offices.
Vannessa Thomas is now heading up Sound Royalties' Canadian operation. The U.S. royalties finance firm offers advances to a wide array of copyright earners, including record producers and publishers, plus short-stop financing to entities seeking to sell catalogues. Pictured: Sound Royalties CEO Alex Heiche.
Music Publishers Canada/Editeurs de Musique au Canada held its AGM virtually during Canadian Music Week at which CEO Margaret McGuffin laid out the
As the world emerges into a new phase of the global pandemic and as overall music consumption and engagement continue to grow globally,
Co-founded by Michael McCarty and Rodney Murphy in 2021, Kilometre Music Group confirms its status as a major player in music rights management with two major new deals. Pictured: Murda Beatz
Academy Award-winning songwriter, musician and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie has struck a deal with newly-minted Cameron Strang’s Howe Sound Music Pu
Worldwide royalty collections for originators of music, audiovisual, art, drama and literary works fell by 9.9% in 2020, with losses amounting to m
The acquisitions are but a part of a much larger parcel of catalogue acquisitions by the Canadian company that include rights to songs by acts such as Camilla Cabelo, The Chainsmokers, and Post Malone.
The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) reports having distributed over $57 million to music publishers and self-published songwrit
Last week, a cross-party UK Parliamentary inquiry into the Ec