Both “Empire” and “Je décolle” hit the top spot on the charts
High School promises to be a unique coming-of-age story
Honour to be presented at 2019 SOCAN Awards in Toronto
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Also runs music library, composes for others
Nine co-writes created at SOCAN Song Camps launched as singles
By the songwriter’s side, for the last 20 years
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How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
What is it? What do you need to know about it?
How to increase your chances of applying successfully
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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
Diana Krall, Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar also honoured; Boi-1da, Noah “40” Shebib connected to 10 noms total
Daniel Lafrance, Serge Provençal pen second edition of refe...
Young band also challenges dismissive sound people
Transmitting her art, from her mind to ours
No. 1 Song Awards to Three Days Grace, Jill Barber, Ryan Gul...
Professional musician focuses on songwriting, producing
Other winners include Pharis & Jason Romero, Ancolie, Shauit
Inaugural TD Creative Entrepreneurial Incubator to foster mu...
“Sweet and chill moments, with weirder times… That’s l...
SOCAN members James Lowrie, Haotian Yu, among them
Week-long tour connects them with us, each other
Co-writer of Robert Charlebois’ “Lindberg” had true im...
At the 13th annual Gala alternatif de la musique indépendan...
Montréal’s “transmusical” rap combo launches Miwa
Members can apply now; Inaugural L.A. sessions start in Janu...
Gordie Sampson, Steven Lee Olsen each win a 2018 ASCAP Count...
And tells the story of not heeding Paul McCartney’s advice
Co-written with Donovan Woods, Josh Van Tassel, Chris String...
Soulful singer-songwriter on an incredible winning streak
On record, on screen, on tour, it’s all moving higher
Innu artist offers his raw, uninhibited writing style
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