May 12, 2019
by FYI Staff

Re: Sound and the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) say they are ready to launch a B2B joint venture known as En

Perry with Francesca Nocera AKA Sun Sun
May 12, 2019
by FYI Staff

American singer, songwriter, and producer Linda Perry is at the helm of the Canadian Music Publishers Association’s new mentorship program, Women i

Merck Mercuriadis, Dave Stewart and Nile Rodgers (photo: Grant W. Martin)
May 10, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Eurythmics co-founder and Grammy-winning songwriter, recording artist and producer David A. Stewart joins Merck Mercuriadis and Nile Rodgers' Hipgnosis Songs Ltd. and sells them his thousand-plus song catalogue.

May 7, 2019
by FYI Staff

Performance rights org Re:Sound reports preliminary figures show income for 2018 has topped $50M with foreign income up 38 percent over 2017.

Merck Mercuriadis
April 24, 2019
by FYI Staff

Quebec-born music industry executive and entrepreneur Merck Mercuriadis, former manager of globally successful recording artists such as Elton John

L-R: AN’s Andrew Sunnucks; AN’s Robb Smith; eOne’s Chris Taylor; eOne’s Darren Throop
April 22, 2019
by FYI Staff

The big ticket deal will undoubtedly enhance eOne's bottom line in an era of declining mechanical royalties. The UK-based Audio Network has ownership of 150K+ copyrights and a global presence in the lucrative media synchronizations sectors. 

Chad Kroeger  FB photo
March 22, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Nickelback leader (pictured), a global pop smash, and a prolific film composer are amongst those to be honoured at the 30th anniversary gala in Toronto on April 1.

March 1, 2019
by External Source

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency, Ltd.

SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste
February 21, 2019
by External Source

A rising tide of Canadian music success around the world has helped to create a buoyant year for Canada's songwriters, composers and publishers, ad

ole's new CEO, Helen Murphy.
November 14, 2018
by FYI Staff

Toronto-based global rights company ole Media Management has announced its co-founder Robert Ott is to be succeeded by entertainment industry veter

 CMRRA President Caroline Rioux
November 6, 2018
by FYI Staff

Licensing agency The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency, Ltd (CMRRA) has announced that Caroline Rioux is stepping down as CMRRA President

SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste is driving the org's global expansion.
October 23, 2018
by David Farrell

Canada's PRO has launched new services arm Dataclef that promises one-stop licensing, data tracking and royalty reporting drawn from a proprietary music rights database spanning 200 territories.