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SOCAN’s 2021 financial results highlight 2022 Annual General Meeting

Online gathering draws SOCAN members for key information

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Total SOCAN royalties to members increased in 2021 to $353 million

But average SOCAN writer-member realized only $67 for use of music online

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Steve Marriner earns SOCAN songwriter honour at 2022 Maple Blues Awards

He also wins three more trophies; Sue Foley, Colin James take two each

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Thierry Larose wins 2022 Prix Félix-Leclerc

He’s awarded a $2,500 cash prize from SOCAN

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Lucie Bourgouin receives 2022 Christopher-J.-Reed Award

Presented during a day celebrating APEM’s 20th Anniversary

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Corey Hart, Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger and Ryan Peake to perform at 2022 CSHF Gala

2022 inductees: Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance, Alanis Morissette

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In Concert Photo Gallery: SOCAN showcase and APEM at Francos

In Concert Photo Gallery: SOCAN showcase and APEM at Francos

Naomi, Fredz, Marilyne Léonard, and 20some

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For DJ Charlie B, the studio is like the classroom

For DJ Charlie B, the studio is like the classroom

“I love seeing the kids in Toronto live their passion”

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Emily Steinwall’s “Welcome to the Garden” blossoms to win 2022 SOCAN Songwriting Prize

Emily Steinwall’s “Welcome to the Garden” blossoms to win 2022 SOCAN Songwriting Prize

Accomplished composer, multi-instrumentalist reveals serious...

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Publishing: APEM celebrates 20 years, at the Francos

Publishing: APEM celebrates 20 years, at the Francos

An interview with the association’s executive director

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Video: JUNOs 2022 – Desirée Dawson on her songwriting process

Video: JUNOs 2022 – Desirée Dawson on her songwriting process

How she’s honed it – as you can, too

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SOCAN CEO, executives, speak at Canadian Music Week 2022

SOCAN CEO, executives, speak at Canadian Music Week 2022

Offering sound advice as CMW returns to live-in-person after...

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Canadian Live Music Association launches AID: #FORTHELOVEOFLIVE

Canadian Live Music Association launches AID: #FORTHELOVEOFLIVE

Relief fund partnership with SOCAN to provide assistance to ...

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#ComposersWhoScore: Three SOCAN members win Iris Awards

#ComposersWhoScore: Three SOCAN members win Iris Awards

Philippe Brault, Stéphane Lafleur, Christophe Lamarche-Ledo...

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Video: JUNOs 2022 – Planet Jorane

Video: JUNOs 2022 – Planet Jorane

Her album Hemenetset was nominated for Best Instrumental Alb...

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Screen composer Antonio Naranjo’s “divine dissatisfaction”

Screen composer Antonio Naranjo’s “divine dissatisfaction”

And the transition from songwriting to film scoring

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Video: The Pros – grandson explains how to best use social media

Video: The Pros – grandson explains how to best use social media

The different advantages of TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter

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Decision-Makers: Joëlle Robillard, Executive Director of Musique Nomade

Decision-Makers: Joëlle Robillard, Executive Director of Musique Nomade

“You can’t cherry-pick a single fight, you have to fight...

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SOCAN’s 2022 Nashville Family & Friends Bash hosts songwriting community

SOCAN’s 2022 Nashville Family & Friends Bash hosts songwriting community

We also present 16 SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards during Music City...

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SOCAN Satellite Sessions: DACEY

SOCAN Satellite Sessions: DACEY

An exclusive performance video

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SATE: From self-doubt to revelation

SATE: From self-doubt to revelation

“This is my rock! This is my voice!”

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Video: JUNOs 2022 – Serena Ryder’s tips for young singer-songwriters

Video: JUNOs 2022 – Serena Ryder’s tips for young singer-songwriters

Seven-time JUNO winner speaks from experience

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SOCAN Nashville House re-opens, starting in June of 2022

SOCAN Nashville House re-opens, starting in June of 2022

Members visiting to further their career, craft, or trade ca...

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Video: Are you a behind-the-scenes songwriter/producer aiming to be an artist?

Video: Are you a behind-the-scenes songwriter/producer aiming to be an artist?

Chiiild has some tips for you

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Modlee: Inner Voyage

Modlee: Inner Voyage

“I embrace myself in my imperfections”

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Video: JUNOs 2022 – Half Moon Run doesn’t do half measures

Video: JUNOs 2022 – Half Moon Run doesn’t do half measures

The band won the Adult Alternative Album of the Year

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