Michael Perlmutter looking into the future
May 31, 2017
by Kim Hughes

Money, songs, and music supervisors...

Vincent Degiorgio
May 31, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Founded in 1993, CYMBA, an acronym for Crushing Your Music Business Apathy, is an internationally renowned boutique music publishing company, led b

Music Licensing: CMRRA & SoundExchange
May 17, 2017
by External Source

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights agency (CMRRA) has issued an update about Monday’s announcement that it has been acquired by American non-

CMRRA president Caroline Rioux
May 15, 2017
by External Source

US recorded music licensing org SoundExchange announced today that it has acquired the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.

 CMPA President Vincent Degiorgio and Minister Bardish Chagger. Pic: Dave Chan
May 15, 2017
by External Source

Ottawa: Last Tuesday, the Canadian music industry gathered in the capital city to celebrate our nation’s talented songwriters and music publishers.

May 1, 2017
by Nick Krewen

"We set off on a journey and you hope for great things, and then you get to those great things and then you think, well, what if you expanded this vision and amplified it even further," says ole Chairman and CEO Robert Ott.

April 19, 2017
by Vel Omazic

Music royalties involve a complex bundle of copyrights, uses and rights holders. Music industry executive Vel Omazic untangles the web of acronyms and underlying rights included in songs and recordings.

April 4, 2017
by FYI Staff

Bell Media has joined forces with ole, the Canadian-based multinational music rights firm.

March 28, 2017
by David Farrell

Canadian music publisher ole is seeking bids of at least US$650 million as part of what the company is calling a recapitalization process.

March 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

Stompin’ Tom Connors' music is getting a reboot as his estate has signed a deal with music rights management company ole

January 19, 2017
by Kerry Doole

In this weekly FYI feature we keep you apprised of all the deadlines you need to know about for applications for music festivals and conferences, grants and funding opportunities. We trust you’ll find this of value.

November 1, 2016
by FYI Staff

If the Trudeau government is looking for a poster boy for Canada's new economy, Robert Ott is their man. Pictured here (l-r) Alex Lifeson, Robert Ott and Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough