Described as a “visionary” by one industry partner, Terry McBride of Nettwerk Music Group in Canada has recently reported a raft of sales success with his management clients and label artists crossing borders. Britain’s Passenger (aka Mike Rosenberg) has had a million-selling single in the United Kingdom with “Let Her Go.” The song also reached No. 1 in more than 20 countries, while the artist’s All Little Lights has gone platinum in the United Kingdom (300,000 units) and gold in Canada (40,000). California band Family of the Year has earned a gold single (150,000) in Canada. Chinese-born, Canada-based singer/songwriter Wanting has had a No. 1 album with Say the Words in China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Macau and Hong Kong. And most notable of all, American singer/songwriter Nate Ruess from Nettwerk Management band fun. had an international hit with “Just Give Me a Reason,” his duet with P!nk from her album The Truth About Love. “For us, it was a watershed year,” McBride says. “We had three artists that had major international success. We’re a very small company, so when maybe three out of your 20 artists have breakthrough years, it’s a watershed year.” —Karen Bliss