ole Adds Respected Artist Manager Tracey Singer to Label Services Division
Tracey Singer, Senior Director, Label Services
TORONTO (December 14, 2016) – ole, one of the world’s leading independent music publishing and rights management companies, announced today that Tracey Singer has joined the company as Senior Director, Label Services. Singer will report directly to ole CEO and Chairman Robert J. Ott.
In this position, Singer will join the operations of ole’s robust label services division, which includes Anthem Entertainment Group – the label home of Rush, Big Wreck and Ian Thornley – Anthem Legacy and ole’s own artist development label, red dot. Singer will also be responsible for contributing to operational oversight, fostering artist, manager and label relations, and business development.
“I have tremendous respect for what Robert and ole have created in 12 short years and am so excited to become a part of a company that will allow me to grow, learn and really make a difference in the music industry,” said Singer. “There is so much undiscovered talent out there, I’m looking forward to building and fostering relationships with artists and becoming a part of the ole success story.”
Singer comes from her own artist management company, K Music Management, which has managed numerous artists over the past 20 years, including Meghan Patrick, a 2016 Canadian Country Music Association nominee for Songwriter of the Year who recently signed a publishing deal with ole. A former recording artist herself, Singer has well-rounded insight into all aspects of artist development and management.
CEO & Chairman Robert Ott remarked, “I am very pleased to welcome an executive of Tracey’s caliber to the ole Label Services team and look forward to her positive contributions to our growing Label group. ole acts in partnership with many third-party labels and clients and we are confident Tracey’s ability to motivate change and progress will be appreciated by ole’s stakeholders.”
ole is one of the world’s foremost rights management companies with investments of over $550M in music intellectual property (IP). Founded in 2004, with operations in Toronto, Nashville, New York, Los Angeles and London, ole is engaged in IP acquisitions, creative development, and worldwide rights management. The ole catalog includes over 55,000 songs and 60,000 hours of TV and film music across all genres. Copyrights under ole’s control include songs recorded by artists such as the Backstreet Boys, Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, Michael Jackson, One Direction, Rihanna, Rush, Taylor Swift, and Timbaland.
ole controls substantial A/V music and secondary rights including catalogs from Sony Pictures Entertainment, Entertainment One, MGM, Miramax, Nelvana, and Nu Image/Millennium, as well as an extensive production music library of over 750,000 tracks including Jingle Punks, Cavendish Music, 5 Alarm Music, MusicBox, Nelvana Production Music, Auracle, and Cue. In September 2016, ole acquired rights management company Compact Media – which manages Audio-Visual Secondary Rights for more than 700 clients around the world – in a major deal that furthers ole’s commitment to delivering leading-edge IP rights management services across the globe.
ole is committed to the creative development of its 150+ staff songwriters, legacy writers, and composers and adding value to our catalogs and client catalogs. Current ole writers include Timbaland, Tyler Farr, Josh Dorr, Gord Bamford, Brett Jones, Jeremy Stover, Phil O’Donnell, Jordan Davis, and Ian Thornley. ole has ongoing ventures with Last Gang Publishing, Roots Three Music, Jackoby Publishing, and most recently, ole-Bluestone Publishing, ole’s venture with global hitmaker Timbaland. ole’s legacy catalogs and writers include Rush, Max Webster, Coney Hatch, and Ian Thomas.
ole also operates a robust label services arm under the umbrella of ole label services. The division includes Anthem Entertainment Group, the label home of Rush, Big Wreck, Ian Thornley, Steven Page, The Tea Party. Anthem Legacy includes; Max Webster, Ian Thomas, and artist development label red dot, which has developed and up-streamed artists including Charlie Worsham, Haley Reinhart, Josh Dorr, Sam Grow, and Jordan Davis.
ole Digital is a full YouTube MCN partner for all media with over 5B views across publishing, masters and A/V to date.
For more information, visit www.majorlyindie.com.
Meg Stagaard, DiGennaro Communications