Audiogram stays in Québec arms
“It was vital to Rosaire Archambault and me to maintain the music catalogue in Québec arms,” says Michel Bélanger, Audiogram’s founding president. “I’m assured that the artists will proceed to take pleasure in excellent assist and the liberty to offer full expression to their expertise. Seeing our firm acquired by a Québec-based proprietor that cares about Audiogram and can give it the respect and sensitivity it wants, with Philippe Archambault staying on the helm, is all I hoped for.”
Our dedication to Québec music and tradition
“It’s an honour for Quebecor to welcome Audiogram, a flagship of Québec music, to the fold,” says Pierre Karl Péladeau, President and CEO of Quebecor. “Now we have been dedicated to Québec tradition for many years and we’re delighted to have the ability to proceed supporting proficient native artists with this acquisition. Music is a supply of pleasure and richness for Québec and we’ll proceed to do every part we will to put it on the market and convey it to the widest doable viewers. I need to pay tribute to Michel Bélanger and Rosaire Archambault, who’ve performed such a pivotal function and can stay valued contributors to Audiogram.”
Preserving artistic freedom
“We’ll protect the inventive persona and artistic freedom which were Audiogram’s hallmarks since its inception,” says Martin Tremblay, Chief Working Officer of Quebecor Sports activities and Leisure. “We’re decided to assist our creators and can proceed producing various musical content material and introducing new artists.”
The acquisition attests to Quebecor Sports activities and Leisure’s confidence in the way forward for Québec’s music trade. “At a time when the music trade has undergone a serious shift to digital, we need to proceed investing in music manufacturing with a purpose to preserve Québec music alive and effectively,” provides Martin Tremblay.
Philippe Archambault, who has led the corporate since 2015, will keep on as Audiogram’s Common Supervisor and turns into Vice President Music of Quebecor’s Sports activities and Leisure Group.
Quebecor Sports activities and Leisure already owns Musicor and STE-4, headed by Anne Vivien, Govt Vice President, Music Growth of Quebecor, and MP3 Data, headed by Mario Pelchat. It’s effectively positioned to showcase the subsequent era of proficient artists.
Based within the early Nineteen Eighties by Michel Bélanger, Audiogram is the most important impartial French-language document label in North America. With over 10 million albums offered worldwide, a publishing subsidiary, a present manufacturing division and a neighbouring rights assortment service, Audiogram is a key participant within the nation’s cultural cloth, having developed the careers of dozens of Canadian singer-songwriters, together with many main Francophone artists.
About Quebecor Sports activities and Leisure
Quebecor Sports activities and Leisure Group produces, distributes and promotes cultural and sporting occasions, presenting Québec and worldwide expertise in its market. Its properties – the Videotron Centre, Gestev, Baie de Beauport, the Remparts de Québec and Armada hockey groups, and Musicor Spectacles – current high-quality occasions enhanced by the convergence alternatives supplied by the Group’s scope.
SOURCE Quebecor Sports activities and Leisure
For additional info: Please notice that spokespersons will probably be out there for interviews. Info: Gabriel Marchesseault / Quebecor Sports activities and Leisure, 514-577-6046, [email protected]; To contact Michel Bélanger : Léandre Guimond / Audiogram, 438-887-8306, [email protected]