ole Announces oleTV Partnership With Newcap Radio

From L-R: Steve Jones, VP Brands & Content, Newcap Radio, Paul McGuire, oleTV, Robert Ott, CEO ole

TORONTO, ON – ole, the world’s fastest-growing independent music publishing and rights management company, is pleased to announce a new partnership with one of Canada’s leading radio broadcasters, Newcap Radio, and ole TV’s Paul McGuire’s Country Countdown. Beginning this summer, the weekly program will be co-produced by ole TV and Newcap Radio with the audio format being broadcast on 21 Newcap Country stations nationwide. ole TV will continue to air full artist interviews in video format on ole TV’s MCN YouTube channel.

ole is pleased to partner with Newcap Radio on Paul McGuire’s Country Countdown and to gain the extended reach that this implies for the benefit of artists and songwriters in the Country music genre,” said Robert Ott, CEO, ole.

Award-winning broadcaster Paul McGuire joined the ole team in 2017 to host and produce content for ole TV. Launched last year, Paul McGuire’s Country Countdown counts down the hottest country tracks of the week alongside artist interviews. ole TV is housed on ole’s YouTube Network which has more than 17 billion views across publishing, masters and A/V to date.

“This innovative partnership between Newcap and ole shows how musicians, labels, and radio can work together to create and distribute content in exciting new ways. I think this is a real positive for the Canadian country music industry, connecting fans with the music they love on multiple platforms. I am excited to work with Robert, Paul, and the ole team to make this show a tremendous success,” said Steve Jones, VP Brands & Content, Newcap Radio.

Subscribe to the ole TV channel on YouTube to catch every episode. Go to YouTube.com/oletvofficial.

For more information on ole TV please contact:
Sylvia Lindae
647 953 0581

For more information on Newcap Radio please contact:
Meghan Power

About ole

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, Chris Janson, 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 group. The division includes: anthem, the label home of: Rush, Big Wreck, Ian Fletcher Thornley, Steven Page and The Tea Party; anthem LEGACY, which houses legendary catalogues by such artists as: Stompin' Tom Connors, Max Webster, Lighthouse and Ian Thomas, and red dot, which has released, developed and up-streamed artists including: Haley Reinhart, George Canyon, Austin Jenckes, Josh Dorr, Sam Grow, Maddison Krebs and Jordan Davis.

ole digital is a full YouTube MCN partner for all media with over 17 billion views across publishing, masters and A/V to date.

About Newcap Radio

Newcap Radio is one of Canada’s leading radio broadcasters, with 101 radio stations from coast to coast. Newcap reaches millions of Canadians each week in cities and towns across the country, and is considered an industry leader in programming, sales, and networking. With 21 country music stations, Newcap is a significant player in the Canadian country music industry.