Legendary artist, song, both celebrated at 2019 East Coast Music Awards
His year, current work, creative process
Pop Music Winner previews next single
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…and syncing the sound of Québec pop to the rest of the world
“Speaking French is a choice we make on a daily basis”
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2017 winners come storming back
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How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
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Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
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Words + Music is the online magazine of SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. Just as SOCAN was formed in 1990 by the merger of its predecessor Canadian performing rights organizations PROCAN and CAPAC, their separate magazines merged in 1994 to form Words + Music. Our mission is to provide interesting, high-quality content about the increasingly exciting and
From the garage to Nashville, writing and choosing songs
How did he come to co-write “Body” with Loud Luxury?
Winner of our Publisher of the Year honour
Covering The Cranberries, Eurythmics, Janet Jackson, Tegan a...
How does the professional songwriter co-write in Nashville?
Helping Mendes "get to where he's going"
Pop Music Award winners, for “Ain’t Easy”
Singing from the heart, he releases his 12th album
The most peformed screen composer in SOCAN’s history
While her Bimbo Radio gives world beats a hip new platform
How did he write the Cutural Impact Award-winning Big Bang T...
Inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
Chad-born Montrealer crowned Best African DJ at Afrima Gala
On co-writing with bülow, SOCAN Kenekt song camp
Arkells song topped CBC Radio Top 20 Chart
Up close and personal
On his Country Music Award-winning song, co-writing, new lab...
How does the Country Music Award winner write her songs?
Hugely successful beat-maker for Drake, Cardi B, Migos, Nick...
Francophone songs are hits outside Québec
How does she write her songs?
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