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SOCAN Gala 2021 highlights achievements of Francophone songwriters, composers, publishers

Charlotte Cardin, Les Cowboys Fringants, Kaytranada, Steve Marin, Cristobal Tapia De Veer, Bloc Notes Music Publishing among the honoured

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International Songwriting Competition launches new Spotlight Award

To honour Canadian Songwriter(s) in its inaugural year of 2021

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In the Spotlight: Stars align for Jade LeMac’s “Constellations”

Young TikTok success normalizes conversations around sexuality

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AXLAUSTADE: Generation 90

Anything but a nostalgia project

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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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In Concert Photo Gallery: Osheaga 2021, Montréal

In Concert Photo Gallery: Osheaga 2021, Montréal

October 1-3, 2021

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Video Interview: MacKenzie Porter talks about her breakout year

Video Interview: MacKenzie Porter talks about her breakout year

Four CCMA nominations, three No. 1 songs, top songwriting ro...

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SOCAN focuses on Indigenous education, music on Canada’s first-ever Day for Truth and Reconciliation

SOCAN focuses on Indigenous education, music on Canada’s first-ever Day for Truth and Reconciliation

William Prince, Rhonda Head, Alan Greyeyes contribute to a w...

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SOCAN presents five No. 1 Song Awards at 2021 Osheaga Festival

SOCAN presents five No. 1 Song Awards at 2021 Osheaga Festival

SOCAN presents five No. 1 Song Awards at 2021 Osheaga Festiv...

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Ishkode Records: Creating narrative sovereignty for Indigenous music

Ishkode Records: Creating narrative sovereignty for Indigenous music

Shoshona Kish, Amanda Rheaume make history with new label

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Fondation SPACQ awards $160,000 in prizes

Fondation SPACQ awards $160,000 in prizes

Sixteen singers, songwriters, composers rewarded during 2021...

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Cadence Weapon wins 2021 edition of $50,000 Polaris Prize

Cadence Weapon wins 2021 edition of $50,000 Polaris Prize

For his album Parallel World

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Canadian Country Music Association Awards announce 2021 nominees

Canadian Country Music Association Awards announce 2021 nominees

The Reklaws lead with six nominations

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Five artists win 2021 SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Canadian Songwriters

Five artists win 2021 SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Canadian Songwriters

$5,000 honour to each, sponsored by SiriusXM

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Attention SOCAN members! Has your music been used in a Sony PlayStation game being downloaded in the U.K. or Europe?

Attention SOCAN members! Has your music been used in a Sony PlayStation game being downloaded in the U.K. or Europe?

If so, you may be eligible for royalties – if you submit y...

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In Concert Photo Gallery: 15th Anniversary edition of Manifesto

In Concert Photo Gallery: 15th Anniversary edition of Manifesto

September 11, 2021

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“What About Love” inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

“What About Love” inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Toronto’s song becomes Heart’s treasure

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#ComposersWhoScore : Stéphanie Hamelin Tomala stands out from the pack

#ComposersWhoScore : Stéphanie Hamelin Tomala stands out from the pack

“We need more women in this business”

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Songwriter/producer Karen Kosowski’s knack for collaboration

Songwriter/producer Karen Kosowski’s knack for collaboration

“Every step in the process of producing a song informs the...

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SOCAN mourns the loss of Allan Slaight

SOCAN mourns the loss of Allan Slaight

Canadian radio pioneer and major philanthropist passes away ...

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European Union Copyright Reform: What Canada can learn

European Union Copyright Reform: What Canada can learn

Seeking to enforce copyright compliance in the digital music...

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Three SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore win Gémeaux Awards

Three SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore win Gémeaux Awards

At the event’s 2021 Industry Gala

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In Concert Photo Gallery: The George Street Festival

In Concert Photo Gallery: The George Street Festival

August 27 – September 1, 2021

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

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

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

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