CMRRA is pleased to announce that, earlier this year, CMRRA-SODRAC Inc. (CSI) launched a new Claims Website for unpaid royalties associated with Post-2012 major label releases. The Claims Website provides music rightsholders with the ability to review the list of musical works for which royalties have been disbursed into a newly established trust account managed […]
Each year since 2001, CMRRA presents the Cyril Devereux Award to an employee who has exhibited excellence in all aspects of his or her position, including exemplary client service, impeccable work quality and productivity, genuine care and enthusiasm for a job well done, courtesy, professionalism and team spirit. Cyril Devereux was CMRRA’s first General Manager […]
CMRRA is extending a warm welcome to the staff of the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) who has moved into CMRRA’s premises on February 1, 2015. This move allows both organisations to utilize office space more efficiently and creates valuable opportunities to share resources. We welcome this new partnership and we’re looking forward to enhancing […]
Later this month, CSI will launch a new Claims Website that will provide music rightsholders the ability to review the list of musical works for which royalties have been paid into a newly established trust account (“Licensing Trust”) managed by CSI and created pursuant to the 2010 settlement of a Canadian class action lawsuit dealing […]
CMRRA is open for business with all online music services looking to operate in Canada. In fact, we’ve been licensing online music services in Canada for over 10 years! We continue to establish new relationships with all types of businesses that offer music online, ranging from downloads to on-demand streaming services to messaging apps. At […]
When CMRRA staff began to analyze how it could serve its music publisher clients better in this new and vast world of online music, it found its IT partner across the ocean in Ireland. Spanish Point Technologies Ltd had already helped IMRO, the Irish Music Rights Organisation, find a solution to the growing volumes of […]
In December 2014, CMRRA sent out the following royalties to our clients: Online; Major Labels; Independent Labels; CSI Licensing Trust (3Q2013 to 2Q2014 Sony & Universal); Broadcast Mechanicals: Commercial Radio (2012 – 2nd and final distribution), Satellite Radio (2012 – 2nd and final distribution), Pay Audio (2012 – 1st and final distribution), CBC Radio (1st […]
CMRRA wishes you and your loved ones a fantastic New Year full of joy, successes and music!Our staff, Management and Board of Directors will be working on many exciting projects this year to help serve you even better. Keep an eye out for this newsletter to be informed of new developments.