Warner Music Canada

  1. Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber Lead List of JUNO Nominees

    February 19, 2013 12:56 PM EST Carly Rae Jepsen tops the lists of nominees for the 2013 JUNO Awards, to be held over two nights in Regina, SK, with the gala dinner April 20 and televised show on the 21st, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced at ...

  2. Sam Sniderman, Founder of Legendary Canadian Record Stores, Dead at 92

    September 24, 2012 10:05 AM EDT Iconic Canadian record retailer Sam Sniderman, whose Sam The Record Man store started in 1937 and grew to 140 stores nationwide at its peak, died Sunday in Toronto. He was 92. Sniderman opened the first record department with his brother, Sid, ins ...

  3. Adele, Feist, Melanie Fiona, Gary Slaight Honored at Juno Awards Gala Dinner

    March 31, 2012 10:45 PM EDT For the second time in the Juno Awards 41-year history, the annual celebration of Canadian music was held in the nation's capital of Ottawa, beginning with the private gala dinner at the Ottawa Convention Centre on Saturday evening at which t ...

  4. Polaris Music Prize Short List Announced; .Biz Interviews Award Founder Steve Jordan

    July 06, 2011 4:54 PM EDT Canada's juried Polaris Music Prize Short List nominees were announced today in Toronto. 213 members of the Canadian music media vote on the ten albums, up for the $30,000 (CAD) grand prize. On September 19th in Toronto, a small sequestered j ...

  5. Canadian Labels Agree to Pay Songwriters $47.5 Million

    January 11, 2011 12:00 AM EST Canada's four major record labels have agreed to pay $47.5 million (U.S. $48 million) in damages to songwriters for copyright infringement and overdue royalties, the Toronto Sun reports . As part of their settlements the labels also agree to ...

  6. Canadian Music Week: Jaron Lanier Says Free Won't Work

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Technologist, musician and author Jaron Lanier told a Canadian Music Week breakfast this morning (March 12) that touring and selling merchandise is not a long-term solution for the decline in the sale of recorded music. Lanier, a larger than life ...

  7. 24-7 Entertainment Enters Canadian Market

    September 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT European digital entertainment technology provider 24-7 Entertainment has entered the Canadian market in partnership with CD Warehouse/MyMusic.com. The first collaboration is the launch of a Rhino Records direct-to-consumer (D2C) store, www.rhinor ...

  8. Warner Music Canada Locks In Merch Deal

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Canada has inked a deal with music merchandising company Philcos Enterpriser Ltd. that will see it offer sales, manufacturing and distribution for a variety of clothing and other items relating to the record label's artists. The ...

  9. Concerns As Canadian Album Sales Slump

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian music biz continues to be rocked by lackluster sales, with album sales dropping 15% this week compared to the previous week, and tumbling 30% from the same period in 2007, according to the latest figures from Nielsen Soundscan. The to ...

  10. MySpace Launches Canadian Site

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Social networking site MySpace, a unit of Fox Interactive Media Inc., has launched MySpace Canada, available in both French and English languages. Jane Tattersall, the company’s first Canadian hire, has been appointed director of marketing and wil ...

  11. 'Hockey Theme' Goes Digital

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Beginning Tuesday, "The Hockey Theme" one of the longest running theme songs in Canadian broadcasting history, will be made digitally available from Warner Music Canada to all major Canadian digital music stores as a download, and mobile ...

  12. Warner Music Canada Inks Exclusive Indie Pact

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Two year-old Hack Tone Records in Los Angeles has signed an exclusive Canadian distribution pact with Warner Music Canada, effective immediately. The label had been distributed in Canada by BMG/Shout Factory. First releases under the deal arrive J ...

  13. Canadian Indies Exit CRIA

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Artists represented include Sum 41, Rush. Six leading Canadian independent labels have resigned from Canada's music trade association, the Canadian Recording Industry Assn. (CRIA). The six companies are: Anthem Records, True North Records, Li ...

  14. Wind-up Opens In Canada, Inks Warner Deal

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New York-based Wind-up Records is setting up shop in Canada. The Toronto-based operation, Wind-up Entertainment Canada, has inked a distribution deal with Warner Music Canada. New York-based Wind-up Records is setting up shop in Canada. The Toront ...

  15. Wind-up Opens In Canada, Inks Warner Deal

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New York-based Wind-up Records is setting up shop in Canada. The Toronto-based operation, Wind-up Entertainment Canada, has inked a distribution deal with Warner Music Canada. New York-based Wind-up Records is setting up shop in Canada. The Toront ...

  16. Lambert Appointed As Songwriter Carole Sager's Publishing Rep

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other Spotlights: Sirius names Raphael dir. of news and operations, Integrated Copyright Group signs exclusive copyrights deal with Kim Tribble, Shaun Shankel and Rob Harbin and more . . . - Eddie Lambert has been appointed the publishing represen ...

  17. 'Millionaire' Creator Sues Disney

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. creators of the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" franchise are suing the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly licensing the hit television series to ABC at below-market prices and inflating productio Study: Teens Knowingly Download Musi ...

  18. Canada's Roger Desjardins Dies

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Longtime Canadian label executive Roger Desjardins died yesterday (April 25) of unknown causes at his home in Toronto. He was 61. Longtime Canadian label executive Roger Desjardins died yesterday (April 25) of unknown causes at his home in Toronto ...

  19. CNR Licenses Lightfoot's "Harmony" For Europe

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Netherlands-based independent label CNR International has inked a licensing deal to release Gordon Lightfoot's new album "Harmony" on May 10 across Europe. CNR's European distribution is handled by a Netherlands-based independe ...

  20. Linus, spinART Link For Joint Venture

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Toronto-based independent label Linus Entertainment and New York-based spinART Records have announced a joint venture. Toronto-based independent label Linus Entertainment and New York-based spinART Records have announced a joint venture. Material ...