MusicBox Signs Multi-Year Production Music Deal with Corus

MusicBox Signs Multi-Year Production Music Deal with Corus
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/15/12 -- MusicBox (a division
of ole) has entered into a multi-year, blanket license deal that will
supply its music libraries to Corus Entertainment for use across
Corus Television and Radio properties. 
Under the deal, MusicBox will open its growing 40,000-track library
of owned-tracks, including MusicBox, PromoBox, Auracle and Attitude,
to Corus. MusicBox will also provide music supervisory support and
upgraded search and fulfillment technology in the form of MusicBox's
recently-launched client website ( 
The state-of-the-art client website ( boasts leading
edge, high speed, intuitive music search, service, fulfillment and
e-commerce capabilities. It also features multi-user online project
management systems with batch downloading and license management.
Clients enjoy the flexibility of an environment that offers universal
platform (PC, Mac, mobile) touch-screen capability, drag and drop
playlists and projects and cue sheets, where all track information
follows without additional client effort. As well, all audio formats
are available with format conversion on-the-fly. 
About MusicBox: 
ole MusicBox owns some 50,000 production music tracks included in the
MusicBox, PromoBox, Cue, Auracle, and Attitude libraries and
represents a further 100,000 tracks in various sub-publishing
relationships. With 10 staff in North America (LA, Toronto, NY),
ole's Production Music division delivers excellent customer service
and quality Creative on a leading edge IT platform and services a
growing list of International clients. 
About ole: 
ole is one of the world's largest independent music publishers.
Founded in 2004, and with offices in Toronto, Nashville and Los
Angeles, ole boasts a team of 45 experienced industry professionals
focused on acquisitions, creative development and worldwide copyright
administration. ole has recently entered the Production Music space
with the acquisition of MusicBox and Auracle which have operations in
NY, Toronto and LA. 
ole has been named Canadian Country Music Association's Music
Publishing Company of the Year for the past six years and earned its
first Grammy Award in 2009 for Best Country 
Song, "White Horse."
Other recent notable ole awards include: Academy of Country Music
(ACM) 2012 Song of the Year Award for "Crazy Girl" (Liz Rose/Lee
Brice); SESAC 2011 Country Performance Activity Award for "Til Summer
Comes Around" (Monty Powell/Keith Urban); three BMI 2011 Most
Performed Songs Awards for "Fearless" (Liz Rose, Taylor Swift); "Why
Wait" (Jimmy Yeary, Tom Shapiro) and "Let Me Down Easy" (Marty
Dodson, Jennifer Hanson, Mark Nesler); 2011 SOCAN Country Music Award
for "Make Hay While The Sun Shines" (Steven Lee Olsen, Bruce
Wallace); 2011 SOCAN Domestic Television Series Music Award Busytown
Mysteries (Peter Coulman, Carl Lenox, David Tedesco); and 2011 SOCAN
Award for 100,000 Radio Performances of Lighthouse's "Sunny Days" and
"Pretty Lady" (Skip Prokop). 
The ole catalog includes over 45,000 songs and 40,000 hours of TV
music across all genres. ole has completed over $145MM USD in
acquisitions, including purchases of music catalogs such as:
Timbaland, Blacktop, Jody Williams Music, Rami Yacoub, Chris Wallin,
Richie MacDonald, Balmur, Keith Follese, Brett Jones, Lighthouse,
Frank Myers, Dream Warriors, Encore, David Tyson, and Marsfilm Music.
ole has also purchased the worldwide music rights for TV catalogs
such as WGBH, Cookie Jar, Cineflix, CCI and recently, The Cat In The
Hat Knows A Lot About That. 
ole is committed to the creative development of its 6o+ staff
songwriters, legacy writers and composers and the cultivation of our
catalogs and client catalogs. ole has ongoing co-ventures with Last
Gang Publishing (Alt Rock), Roots Three Music (Country) and tanjola
ole is an expert in administrating and sub-publishing music
copyrights and has concluded worldwide publishing administration
agreements with some of the world's leading songwriters, publishers
and film and television producers. adminow, ole's online client
account transparency portal, was launched recently and demonstrates
ole's commitment to modernizing its client services and to
leading-edge IT. 
Notable copyrights for ole include: Taylor Swift singles "Fearless,"
"White Horse," "Tim McGraw," "Picture To Burn," "Teardrops On My
Guitar"; Rascal Flatts' "Why Wait"; Kelly Clarkson's "Miss
Independent"; and "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman" by Britney
Spears; Pink's "U + Ur Hand"; "Sexyback," "My Love," and "What Goes
Around" by Justin Timberlake; "Say it Right" and "Promiscuous" by
Nelly Furtado; "Start a Band" by Brad Paisley with Keith Urban;
"That's How Country Boys Roll" by Billy Currington; "If Heaven Wasn't
So Far Away" by Justin Moore; "It's Gonna Be Me" from (i)N Sync;
"Shape of My Heart" by Backstreet Boys; iconic Canadian Olympic theme
"I Believe"; "Legendary Child" by Aerosmith; "Black Velvet" by
Alannah Myles; Tim McGraw's "Something Like That."  
ole owns or represents up to 150,000 production music tracks within
its MusicBox libraries. With 10 staff in North America, ole's
Production Music division delivers excellent customer service and
quality Creative on a leading edge IT platform. Our production music
division leverages ole's established Administration, Finance and IT
ole is committed to being the best and most innovative global
destination for world-class songwriters, composers, and management
talent, and the first choice music source for creators in all media.
Julie Moe
615.327.2605 Ext. 4086
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