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Ole And Writers Honored At 25th SOCAN Awards
TORONTO, Canada (June 19, 2014) – At the 25th annual SOCAN Awards, ole and its songwriters Dean Brody, Johnny Reid, Alan Frew, and Marty Dodson were honored with Country Music Awards for the tracks “Canadian Girls,” written by Brody, and “Fire It Up,” written by Reid, Frew, and Dodson. The latter three then took the stage to perform a powerful rendition of “Fire It Up” with Glass Tiger and vocal group Countermeasure.
ole also took home a Domestic Animated TV Series Music Award for Johnny Test, and SOCAN took the time to recognize ole for its recent 10-year anniversary. ole-administered companies Frantic Films Releasing Inc. and DHX were also honored with TV and film awards for From Debt Do Us Part and Animal Mechanicals, respectively.
“We are very proud of ole’s staff, songwriters, and their achievements as well as our film and TV partners at Frantic Films and DHX,” said Robert Ott, Chairman and CEO of ole. “I am mindful of SOCAN’s strong support of ole over the past 10 years and extend ole’s thanks and congratulations to them on the occasion of 25 years.”
ole is one of the world’s foremost rights management companies with investments of over $300M in music intellectual property (IP). Founded in 2004, and with operations in Toronto, Nashville, New York and Los Angeles, ole is engaged in IP acquisitions, creative development, and worldwide rights management. The ole catalog includes over 45,000 songs and 60,000 hours of TV and film music across all genres including the recently acquired catalog of Sony Pictures Entertainment. 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, Rihanna, Rush, Steven Tyler, Taylor Swift, and Timbaland, and many of the themes, scores, and cues in Film & Television properties from the catalogs of DHX Media, MGM, Miramax, Nelvana and Nu Image/Millennium. MusicBox, the Production Music division of ole, provides quality content and service to creators in all media with over 150,000 tracks in its library.
ole is proud to be to be associated with its bank partners SunTrust, JP Morgan Securities, CIT Finance, Fifth Third Bank, Avenue Bank, City National Bank and OneWest Bank.
ole is committed to being the world’s best and most innovative Rights Management Company and the preferred destination for IP Investors and Creators in all Media.
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