• CIMA Member Spotlight: Hyvetown Music Publishing

    This week, CIMA's Member Spotlight features Hyvetown Music: the artist-friendly publishing company from Vancouver, founded by financial management expert and music royalty advisor, Janice Staub.

  • Apple: Streaming Royalties Can Be Simpler, Help Artists

    Only July 15, Apple filed a proposal with the Copyright Royalty Board, suggesting ways to simplify the complex rules that govern how songwriting royalties are paid by digital streaming services in the United States. Google, Spotify, Pandora and Amazon will each file their own submissions later this week.

  • Remembering Icon and CIMA Supporter Bobby Curtola

    Canadian music legend Bobby Curtola passed away from natural causes on June 4, 2016. Friends and family will celebrate Bobby’s life and accomplishments at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto, Thursday, August 4. All proceeds will go to the Bobby Curtola Foundation.

  • CIMA Represented in 2016 Canadian Country Music Nominations

    On September 11, the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) will honour excellence in Canadian country music by hosting the CCMA Awards in London, Ontario. The final list of nominees has been announced, featuring many artists supported by CIMA and our members.

  • Short List Announced for Polaris Music Prize 2016

    A short list of 10 Canadian artists has been announced for the 2016 Polaris Music Prize. Album of the Year will be selected by the Grand Jury and awarded at the Polaris Music Prize Gala on September 19 at historic Carlu in Toronto.

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