Nettwerk

  1. Sinéad O'Connor Signs With Nettwerk, New Album Coming

    May 12, 2014 7:00 AM EDT Sinéad O'Connor has signed a worldwide recording deal with Nettwerk Music Group ahead of the release later this year of her new studio set, “The Vishnu Room.” The Irish singer’s upcoming album, her tenth, is “indicative of where Sinéad is in ...

  2. Exclusive: Nettwerk Music Group Raises $10.25 Million

    April 26, 2013 2:01 PM EDT This article first appeared in the May 4, 2013 issue of Billboard magazine, which also features our cover story on Rod Stewart's return to rock, an in-depth look at the 10th anniversary of the iTunes Music Store, our incomparable charts ...

  3. Canadian Independent Music Association Elects Board Of Directors

    September 29, 2011 7:50 AM EDT The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA), which represents about 180 Canadian-owned independent companies from the English-language Canadian sound recording industry, has filled 10 new positions on the 2011-12 Board of Directors. Elected ...

  4. NARM Crash Course Segment Offers Insight on Publishing, Synchs

    May 10, 2011 7:59 PM EDT As National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) delegates flew into Los Angeles this week for the organizatin's annual convention, held at the Century City Hyatt Regency, the confab's pre-opening segment crash course was windin ...

  5. Sarah McLachlan Splits With Long-Time Manager Terry McBride, Nettwerk Music Group

    February 16, 2011 6:50 AM EST Canadian songstress and Lilith Fair founder Sarah McLachlan is splitting with her long-time manager Terry McBride. The Globe and Mail newspaper on Tuesday said McBride, CEO and co-founder of Nettwerk Music Group, said he and Grammy-winning McLachl ...

  6. MMF Canada To Honor Terry McBride

    October 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group's Terry McBride will receive the 2011 MMF Honour Roll Award from Music Managers Forum Canada. The presentation will take place March 1 at Toronto's Bymark restaurant, during Canadian Music Week 2011. McBride is the C ...

  7. Nettwerk Signs With ADA

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Yet another label has left a major distributor and struck a deal with an indie. In the wake of Robbins Entertainment’s departure from Sony and subsequent agreement with RED, Nettwerk Records has announced it has departed from Sony and inked a new ...

  8. Nettwerk, Island Taking Songwriters To Bali

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sun, surf and the sands of idyllic Bali will be the special ingredients for a master songwriting workshop, dreamt up by executives for Nettwerk Music Group and Island Records Australia . Pop star Delta Goodrem will join her partner the former West ...

  9. Confirmed Dates For 2010 Lilith Tour

    March 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Dates and venues have been confirmed for eight of the 2010 Lilith Tour shows in North America this summer. The Live Nation produced touring festival will reach a total of 36 North American cities. Las Vegas, Cleveland and Kansas City have been con ...

  10. Nettwerk One Inks Deal With Upper Class

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Nettwerk One Music, the publishing arm of Vancouver's Nettwerk Music Group, has announced it is representing the publishing works of Upper Class Recordings worldwide. Acts on Upper Class, which is based in Toronto, include Canada's Russi ...

  11. Lilith Fair Announces Charity Partners

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Lilith Fair, the concert festival featuring female artists that is being relaunched in 2010 by Nettwerk Music Group chief executive Terry McBride, will contribute $1 from every ticket sold and a portion of sponsorship proceeds to charitable partne ...

  12. Updated: Lilith Fair To Return In 2010

    October 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lilith Fair will re-launch with a tour in 2010, according to an announcement from the Nettwerk Music Group. The festival will visit cities including New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto and Chicago, among others. Dates for the shows have not ...

  13. Digital Briefs: Nettwerk, Last.fm

    September 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group has chosen the FUGA digital distribution platform from Dutch firm Independent IP to manage its digital catalog across all digital retailers. More veteran Last.fm employees are set to depart the digital music service. Head of m ...

  14. Pierre Tremblay Departs Nettwerk

    August 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pierre Tremblay has left his role as SVP at Canada's Nettwerk Music Group, claiming the company has "lost focus." Tremblay has taken Toronto band Billy Talent with him for his new venture, Vancouver-based Hive Management. The rock a ...

  15. Terry McBride, Steve Greenberg, Tim Wintergreen Tapped For New Music Seminar

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The New Music Seminar has issued its final program, which includes participation by such industry executives as Nettwerk CEO Terry McBride; S Curve founder/CEO and Nabbr chairman Steve Greenberg; and Pandora founder/chief strategic officer Tim Win ...

  16. Radiohead Co-Manager Joins Mama, Nettwerk On Artist Venture

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Brian Message, a partner in Courtyard Management, which represents Radiohead, has launched a new artist venture with the London-based Mama Group and Vancouver-based Nettwerk Music Group that will allow artists to retain copyright. Message is repre ...

  17. Lilith Fair To Return In 2010

    April 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Terry McBride, chief executive of Nettwerk Music Group, says that Lilith Fair, the successful female-led touring festival that last appeared a decade ago, will re-emerge next year. "Lilith Fair will look at doing two weeks in the U.K./Europe ...

  18. K-os Embraces 'Name-Your-Price' Strategy For Tour

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Toronto-based hip hop artist k-os will do for live concerts what Radiohead did for recorded music sales. Backed by an idea developed by his manager, Nettwerk Music Group chief executive Terry McBride, k-os will start a 10-date Canadian tour kickin ...

  19. Terry McBride Denies Nettwerk Is For Sale

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Terry McBride, Nettwerk Music Group CEO, tells Billboard.biz that there is no truth to rumors that Nettwerk is for sale, although he says he's always looking for partners that can help it expand. As for recent speculation that he might quit t ...

  20. Sources: Lavigne Breaks Ties With Nettwerk

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne is splitting ties with Nettwerk management, sources at the company confirm to Billboard.biz. Her departure was announced internally last week. Vancouver-based Nettwerk CEO Terry McBride did not immediately return ca ...

  21. MAMA Group, Nettwerk Form Publishing Partnership

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT London-based music and media company MAMA Group has formed a new publishing joint venture with Canadian label and management company Nettwerk Music Group. Manett Publishing Limited will be based in MAMA's London headquarters and will be admin ...

  22. The Orchard Licenses Catalog To Limewire

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard is licensing its music to the DRM-free a la carte music download service operated by file-sharing network LimeWire. The store, launched earlier this year, has existing content from Redeye Distribution, Nettwerk Music Group, and IRIS. T ...

  23. Barenaked Ladies' Page Arrested

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steven Page, 37, lead singer of Toronto's Barenaked Ladies, has been arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance after New York State police allegedly found him with cocaine and marijuana. According to police repor ...

  24. Turn Off Radio, Tune In To Marketing, Says McBride

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music labels have depended on radio airplay for so long, they have never learned the art of effective and relevant marketing, a scenario that has contributed to the current industry slump. That is the damning message from Terry McBride, co-founder ...

  25. Avril Heads To China

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canadian superstar Avril Lavigne will perform live in "six or seven" Chinese cities this fall as part of her upcoming Asian tour, Nettwerk Productions CEO Terry McBride said during the Music Matters conference in Hong Kong on June 4. In ...

  26. McBride Goes Tribal For 'Millennial' Project

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Know your tribe. And play to the beat of your own drum. That's just one of the points underscored in a new thought-provoking essay on the current face of the musicians' industry, in the eyes and mind of Terry McBride, CEO of Vancouver, C ...

  27. eMusic Launches In Canada

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Specialist independent music e-tailer eMusic has launched its Canadian music site. Boasting content from 33,000 indie labels and audio book publishers, eMusic says its Canadian offering will provide "a superior selection of music from Canadia ...

  28. The Billboard Q&A: Electronic Arts' Steve Schnur

    March 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Let's roll through the numbers: In third-quarter 2007, the most recent financial data published, videogame company Electronic Arts set a record by making $1.5 billion in revenue. That's a heck of a lot of videogames sold, and it results ...

  29. MAMA Snaps Up Nettwerk Stake

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST MAMA Group has acquired a 20% stake in the Nettwerk Music Group, the Canada-based record label, artist management and publishing business. MAMA claim the investment will create the world's largest management collective, with a combined roster ...

  30. Exclusive: Ladytron Signs With Nettwerk

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Electronic-tinged rock outfit Ladytron has signed a new deal with Nettwerk Records and will release its fourth album in May 2008. The band had been without a label since fulfilling its contract with Rykodisc after the release of 2005's " ...

  31. EA FIFA Soundtrack Adds Latin Flair

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ivy Queen, Aterciopelados, CeU, Mexican Institute of Sound, Pacha Massive and Spanish rock group Dover are some of the Latin acts on Electronic Arts' FIFA 08 videogame soundtrack, the tracklist of which was unveiled today. EA says the next ed ...

  32. Canadian Biz Looks East With Japan Trade Mission

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Canada's independent recording companies are heading to Japan in November for a trade mission that will see some of the country's top acts play for Japanese industry leaders. The trade mission, which is being undertaken in association wi ...

  33. Nettwerk Defends LimeWire Deal

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group GM Brent Muhle said today (Aug. 20) that there’s nothing controversial about the label’s decision to work with Lime Wire LLC, a company best known for creating software that allows computer users to take music for free. “We ar ...

  34. NARM Coverage: AAIM's Membership Up To 121 Labels

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The American Assn. of Independent Music (AAIM) president Richard Bengloff said the indie trade body has upped its membership to 121 labels. He revealed a slew of recent label additions at the annual NARM convention in Chicago. Among the labels who ...

  35. Play MPE Launches In Canada

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Destiny Media Technologies of Vancouver launched its Play MPE system for distributing pre-release music to radio and other trusted recipients in Canada on April 23. According to Dean Ernst, VP MPE Operations, several record labels, including Nettw ...

  36. Nettwerk Inks Free Mobile Deal

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group has licensed its music video catalog to a service that lets fans view them on mobile phone for free. The Canadian label struck a deal with Mywaves to bring Nettwerk acts such as Barenaked Ladies, Jars of Clay and Avril Lavigne ...

  37. Nettwerk CEO: Drop DRM, Market Will Expand

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group head honcho Terry McBride gave the keynote speech at the Digital Summit in Nashville yesterday, reiterating his theme of giving control of music distribution to the fans. Music Row has a summary of the speech, which contains t ...

  38. P2P Gets $10 Million Investment

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Intent MediaWorks has raised $10 million in Series B funding from Greycroft Partners, SoftBank Capital, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI) and Allen & Co. The Atlanta-based company specializes in ad-supported peer-to-peer distributio ...

  39. Nettwerk Tests Variable Pricing

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nettwerk Music Group has begun testing a variable pricing model for digital downloads in partnership with Passalong Networks and Digonex Technologies. All music that Nettwerk has the rights to sell in unprotected MP3 format will be available for s ...

  40. Puretracks To Launch DRM-free MP3s

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Canadian digital music service Puretracks has launched a collection of MP3s without digital rights management (DRM). The MP3s are available in Canada for download at its digital music store Puretracks.com. The Puretracks MP3 catalog will initially ...

  41. eMusic Reaches 100M Download Milestone

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST eMusic says it has sold more than 100 million downloads since establishing its current subscription model three years ago. The company, which claims over 220,000 subscribers, also says its catalog of independent-only music has doubled in the last ...

  42. Barenaked Ladies Suit Up For OnTour Initiative

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST PassAlong Networks, a developer of digital media innovations based in Franklin, Tenn, in conjunction with Vancouver-based Nettwerk Music Group have launched a special version of its OnTour software th PassAlong Networks, a developer of digital med ...

  43. Nacional, Nettwerk Launch Joint Publishing Venture

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Already signed are Nortec Collective, Sara Valenzuela. Latin indie alternative label Nacional Records has launched a joint venture publishing company with indie label, music publishing and management company Nettwerk Music Group and their publishi ...

  44. The Orchard Adds Nettwerk To Roster

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Co. will serve as distributor's partner for Canada. Digital distribution company The Orchard has added Canadian label and management company Nettwerk Music Group to its client roster. Under the agreement, The Orchard will distribute and marke ...

  45. Sony BMG Canada To Distribute Nettwerk

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vancouver-based Nettwerk Music Group has tapped Sony BMG Music Canada to handle its domestic distribution. The label makes the move after seven years with EMI Music Canada. Vancouver-based Nettwerk Music Group has tapped Sony BMG Music Canada to h ...

  46. Nettwerk, Palm Partner For Mobile Downloads

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More than 10 Nettwerk acts included. Vancouver-based label Nettwerk Productions and Palm Canada have partnered to bring downloads of digital music, screen images and videos by Nettwerk artists to owners of the Treo 650 Smartphone on the Bell mobil ...

  47. Nettwerk Music To Open Doors In Nashville

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mgmt roster includes Dido, Arvil Lavigne, Sum 41. Nettwerk Music Group, the independent record label and management company, is opening a Nashville office this month. The Vancouver-based company currently also has offices in Los Angeles, New York, ...

  48. Nettwerk Goes Wireless

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Content for U.S., Canada, Europe expected this year. Independent music label, publisher and artist management company Nettwerk is going wireless via a partnership with iLoop Mobile. The two will jointly develop ringtones, mobile phone screensavers ...

  49. Nettwerk Producer Management Gets Hedges

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Mike Hedges (Dido, U2, the Cure, Everything but the Girl) has signed with Nettwerk Producer Management for North American representation. Producer Mike Hedges (Dido, U2, the Cure, Everything but the Girl) has signed with Nettwerk Producer ...

  50. Kinky Cancels Concerts Over Suit

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mexican band sued over ownership of name. Mexican alternative/electronica group Kinky has canceled the handful of remaining concerts in their native country pending the outcome of a suit filed in April over ownership of their name. According to a ...

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