Established in 1990 by Eric Lawrence and Rob Lanni, Coalition Music has built its reputation on developing successful artist entrepreneurs - artists who continue to have long-standing careers in both the arena and the studio.
For decades the company has operated with the belief that artists come first. Working behind the scenes, Coalition's philosophy has allowed the company to build some of the most recognized and highly successful artists in Canada. On behalf of its artists, Coalition Music has coordinated some of the country's biggest tours and been involved in numerous best-selling albums. They have helped their artists connect with music fans all over the world.
With longstanding clients such as Our Lady Peace (19 years), Finger Eleven (15 years) and Simple Plan (10 years), Coalition Music has proven that it is a management company that competes on a global level. Under the guidance of Coalition Music, Our Lady Peace has gone on to become one of the most successful Canadian bands of all time, Finger Eleven continues to hold #1 spots on Canadian and US Rock Radio charts and Simple Plan has sold more than 8 million albums worldwide.
Fellow Coalition Music artists will announce exciting projects throughout the course of 2011. These projects will highlight the company's ability to create artists with sustainable careers and include new work from Raine Maida, Faber Drive, Our Lady Peace and Incura.
This year Coalition Music will introduce new education programs. These programs will see that the company leverages its expertise in areas such as music licensing, social media networking, contract management/negotiations, tour logistics, marketing and publicity to teach artists how they can create a sustainable brand in today's music industry.
With its new facility in Toronto, Coalition Music provides artists with access to rehearsal spaces and a brand new recording studio that prides itself on a vintage Neve recording console and some of the industry's most celebrated producers and engineers. This facility can already boast visits from Jully Black, Drake and Canada's most recognized television music station, MuchMusic.
The company's current recording artist roster includes: Our Lady Peace, Finger Eleven, Simple Plan, Justin Nozuka, Barlow, Incura and Hello Operator.
Since its inception, Coalition Music has been involved in the commercial release of over 30 albums with combined worldwide sales exceeding twelve million albums.