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Smiley: Drake-backed rapper goes “Over the Top”

His unique vocal style poised to make waves in the U.S.

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From niche playlist to go-to Indigenous catalogue

Nagamo Publishing’s production music library

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European Union Copyright Reform: What Canada can learn

Seeking to enforce copyright compliance in the digital music space

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Songwriter/producer Karen Kosowski’s knack for collaboration

“Every step in the process of producing a song informs the next one”

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SOCAN mourns the loss of Allan Slaight

Canadian radio pioneer and major philanthropist passes away at 90

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SOCAN’s COVID-19 Music Updates

SOCAN’s COVID-19 Music Updates

News about financial relief, resources, reaction, performanc...

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Two SOCAN members win Second Prizes in 2021 Unsigned Only song competition

Two SOCAN members win Second Prizes in 2021 Unsigned Only song competition

And 16 more earn Honourable Mentions

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How has the pandemic affected musicians’ mental health?

How has the pandemic affected musicians’ mental health?

And how are SOCAN members and support organizations coping?

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Publishing: Nicole Beausoleil, winner of the 2021 Christopher-J.-Reed Award

Publishing: Nicole Beausoleil, winner of the 2021 Christopher-J.-Reed Award

“The revolution in our trade is near”

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Meghan Patrick earns three honours at 2021 Ontario Country Music Awards

Meghan Patrick earns three honours at 2021 Ontario Country Music Awards

Owen Barney’s “Thank Her for That” wins SOCAN songwrit...

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SOCAN presents info session at Girl Connected Songwriting Camp

SOCAN presents info session at Girl Connected Songwriting Camp

Global organization seeks to empower women in creative arts

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Calamine wins 2021 Prix Félix-Leclerc

Calamine wins 2021 Prix Félix-Leclerc

SOCAN awards her a $2,500 cash prize

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Music Publishers Canada fosters the careers of female-identifying producers

Music Publishers Canada fosters the careers of female-identifying producers

With Women in the Studio National Accelerator

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SOCAN’s A&R Team adapting for the future

SOCAN’s A&R Team adapting for the future

Melissa Cameron-Passley, Kathryn Hamilton take on new roles

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Sarahmée: Welcome to Her Life

Sarahmée: Welcome to Her Life

“If I don’t take the place I deserve with this album, no...

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Shreez surprised with 2021 SOCAN Gala Award at special presentation during FME Festival

Shreez surprised with 2021 SOCAN Gala Award at special presentation during FME Festival

Winners to be unveiled in online celebration Oct. 5, 2021

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Mustafa, Ariane Roy Win Slaight Music’s 2021 Emerging Songwriter Award

Mustafa, Ariane Roy Win Slaight Music’s 2021 Emerging Songwriter Award

Presented by Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

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Sound Advice: Legal considerations when co-writing a song

Sound Advice: Legal considerations when co-writing a song

What you need to know

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The Darcys on their SOCAN Song Camp experience

The Darcys on their SOCAN Song Camp experience

How did it influence their work?

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Better Together: Édith Butler & Lisa LeBlanc

Better Together: Édith Butler & Lisa LeBlanc

“Lisa would say, ‘I want to bring out the real chick fro...

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European Union Copyright Reform: What Can Canada Learn?

European Union Copyright Reform: What Can Canada Learn?

Music Publishers Canada co-presents free “Virtual Voices...

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SOCAN Songwriting Prize: Thierry Larose receives Yamaha keyboard and Long & McQuade gift card

SOCAN Songwriting Prize: Thierry Larose receives Yamaha keyboard and Long & McQuade gift card

He’ll also enjoy a SOCAN showcase at the Rendez-Vous Pros ...

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SPACQ unveils its Fall 2021 training program

SPACQ unveils its Fall 2021 training program

The trainers are Vincent Vallière, Nelson Minville, Webster...

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“Top Secrets” Video: SOCAN honours Darcys with two No. 1 Song Awards

“Top Secrets” Video: SOCAN honours Darcys with two No. 1 Song Awards

For “Better Days” and “Look Me in the Eyes” both top...

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Star Académie benefits from a SOCAN 101 presentation

Star Académie benefits from a SOCAN 101 presentation

SOCAN A&R executive Sara Dendane meets with the young “aca...

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