Montreal, Canada, February 24, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Emerging Artist to be Awarded Galaxie Rising Star Award
The mission of the Galaxie Rising Star Program is to shed light on the musical stars of tomorrow. Every year, the Program works with more than 40 music industry partners across Canada to discover, encourage and promote new artists. "The valuable partnerships between the Galaxie Rising Star Program and Canadian Music Week has allowed us to highlight and reward the talents of gifted artists year after year", says Louis Bellavance, Director of the Galaxie Rising Stars Program. The Program has been in existence for 10 years and over 750 artists have directly benefited from it.
The Galaxie music service, owned by Stingray Digital, is available in over 8 million homes across the country and offers a broad selection of music to please all tastes and for all occasions. Galaxie offers an always-fresh mix of classic hits, contemporary chart toppers and new treasures to discover. The Galaxie service includes up to 45 music channels programmed by experts in a variety of genres including: Rock, Pop, Classical, Jazz, Country and more. It is a perfect mix of continuous music with no ads and no talk. Galaxie is included as part of the basic television service on digital cable, on satellite and via Internet Protocol Television (IPTV).
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Galaxie, through its Rising Star Program, is proud to associate itself with the 2010 edition of Canadian Music Week as title sponsor of the Indie Awards to be held in Toronto on March 13th, 2010. During the award ceremony a Galaxie Rising Star Award will be presented to the best Emerging Canadian Talent and will be accompanied by a 5,000$ grant. In addition, during Canadian Music Week, Galaxie’s Rising Star Program will be supporting showcase evenings that will highlight several of Canada’s talented independent music acts.
About Stingray Digital Group
Stingray Digital is a leader in interactive music distribution. Our properties include The KARAOKE Channel, the world’s largest licensed karaoke library and karaoke service on TV and Internet, Galaxie, the leading digital music service on TV in Canada, Chum Satellite Services, a leader in commercial music and video solutions and its music licensing unit, Stingray Music. Stingray Digital was founded by seasoned new media entrepreneurs, Eric Boyko and Alexandre Taillefer, and is financially backed by Telesystem and Novacap. Headquartered in Montreal, Stingray Digital has 135 employees in offices across Canada and additional offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Budapest.
For more information, visit www.stingraydigital.com.
For more information, please contact: Louis Bellavance, Director – Galaxie Rising Star Program, Stingray Digital 514-664-1244