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Chiiild: Their Songs, Their Destiny

“Our future used to greatly depend on the success of others; now, we’re flying on our own”

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SOCAN’s COVID-19 Music Updates

News about financial relief, resources, reaction, performances

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Finalists Announced for 2021 Slaight Music Emerging Songwriter Award

New this year, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame invites music fans to vote

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TikTok phenomenon LØLØ covered old songs from a new point of view

Earning a publishing deal, co-writes, and pitches to the stars

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“Vivre dans la nuit” by Nuance to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

1984 song will be celebrated August 10 on the TV program Bonsoir Bonsoir

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SOCAN on the scene at first-ever Creative Entrepreneur Summit

Event powered by SOCAN Foundation, presented by Tunecore

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MIELS : The music you find around yourself

Québec-U.S. duo tackles Franco rock

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Visual Arts X Music: Martin Bureau knows how to create a setting

Visual Arts X Music: Martin Bureau knows how to create a setting

“When I think about my favourite bands, lots of images re-...

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The eclectic journey of Don Mills (aka Miloš Angelov)

The eclectic journey of Don Mills (aka Miloš Angelov)

Classical violinist, live/session bassist, hip-hop producer,...

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Billy Raffoul soars with “Western Skies,” 2021 SOCAN Songwriting Prize winner

Billy Raffoul soars with “Western Skies,” 2021 SOCAN Songwriting Prize winner

Leamington, Ont., songwriter delivers fan favourite to take ...

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Shawnee Kish: “I don’t think I’d be here today without music”

Shawnee Kish: “I don’t think I’d be here today without music”

For CBC Music 2020 Searchlight winner, music is medicine

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Dakota Bear: Songwriter, rapper, activist

Dakota Bear: Songwriter, rapper, activist

Using music as the vehicle for a message of unification

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Video: The Breakdown – “When does a songwriter need a music publisher?”

Video: The Breakdown – “When does a songwriter need a music publisher?”

With peermusic Canada’s Cheryl Link

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Jenius: Producer’s intuitive fluidity, organic relationships, pay off

Jenius: Producer’s intuitive fluidity, organic relationships, pay off

Working with Polo G, Travi$ Scott, KILLY, Anders

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Jenna Andrews: Songwriter/Publisher co-writes No. 1 BTS hit, “Butter”

Jenna Andrews: Songwriter/Publisher co-writes No. 1 BTS hit, “Butter”

And U.K. Top 10 David Guetta hit, “Heartbreak Anthem”

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Upstarts: Jay Jay

Upstarts: Jay Jay

The 12-year-old rapper has a battle to fight

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SOCAN mourns the loss of screen composer Dolores Claman

SOCAN mourns the loss of screen composer Dolores Claman

Hockey Night in Canada theme song writer passes away at 94

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SOCAN participates in online music industry workshop for Indigenous youth

SOCAN participates in online music industry workshop for Indigenous youth

As part of National Arts Centre’s AIR Summer Industry Sess...

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Composers’ and Writers’ Share Royalties

Composers’ and Writers’ Share Royalties

What you should know

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SOCAN members dominate 2021 Polaris Music Prize Short List

SOCAN members dominate 2021 Polaris Music Prize Short List

Congratulations to the nominees!

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Video: The Breakdown – “Songwriters’ common mistakes and misconceptions”

Video: The Breakdown – “Songwriters’ common mistakes and misconceptions”

With peermusic Canada’s Cheryl Link

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Aqyila: TikTok star invokes vivid emotional depth

Aqyila: TikTok star invokes vivid emotional depth

Major label deal follows shout-out from Lizzo

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Kim Mitchell to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Kim Mitchell to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

With special presentation by BNL frontman Ed Robertson

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SOCAN’s 2020 results highlight 2021 Annual General Meeting

SOCAN’s 2020 results highlight 2021 Annual General Meeting

Online gathering draws more than 200 SOCAN members

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John Orpheus: Saga Boy finds his identity

John Orpheus: Saga Boy finds his identity

While Saga King promises a “funky Caribbean pop soundclash...

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SOCAN Foundation announces 2021 TD Incubator participants

SOCAN Foundation announces 2021 TD Incubator participants

Twenty-eight young musicians receive mentorship, funding, ca...

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SOCAN Announces 2020 Financial Results

SOCAN Announces 2020 Financial Results

$349-million in total royalties distributed to members – a...

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