A sale may be the largest music-industry transaction since the last time EMI changed hands.
Royalty Exchange believes it offers the exact financial solution these creators require. And, ultimately, it’s confident it can create a transparent market where a billion dollars can be deployed for rights holders along the way.
Led by President Ian MacKay, the rights org has a team of committed people working incredibly hard to improve the lot of musicians, record labels large and small and fighting the good fight on their behalf.
The system allows publishers to ensure that all of their existing publishing data is up-to-date, and register new works quickly and easily and free of charge.
The Canadian music IP company has dazzled on all fronts this year, with double-digit increases in revenues and margins.
Canadians’ Clark Miller and Neville Quinlan are two of five named to the board of SXWorks, the US-based music publisher services arm of SoundExchange.
The International Confederation of Societies of Authors (CISAC) has announced that creators’ royalties have hit a new record high of C$12.9B worldwide. In Canada, television and radio account for the greater majority of all royalty income, with digital contributing 18 percent.
The Canadian Music Publishers Association is actively pumping Canadian songwriter profiles abroad and the upshot is foreign revenue for domestic writers is ballooning.
Monday night, the 28th Montréal SOCAN Awards Gala was held at La TOHU circus complex, with nearly 50 awards presented during the evening. Among these, Robert Charlebois who received two special achievement awards.
The tireless champion of the rights of composers, authors and publishers, he passed away on the weekend.
The French Canadian author, composer, musician, performer and actor has been famous forever it would seem and is perhaps best known for the songs "Lindberg" and "Je reviendrai à Montréal."