Well-funded Canadian music rights company Ole has appointed Tracey Singer as Senior Director, Label Services.
Singer will report directly to ole CEO and Chairman Robert J. Ott.
ole’s label services division 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.
“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.”
Robert Ott, Ole
“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.
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.”
Having spent $520m on acquisitions since launching in 2004, ole raised another $500m earlier this year.
Founded in 2004, with operations in Toronto, Nashville, New York, Los Angeles and London, 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.Music Business Worldwide