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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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Snotty Nose Rez Kids earn three honours at 2021 Western Canadian Music Awards

Begonia, Kelly Bado win two each; Grant Davidson wins SOCAN-sponsored songwriter award

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Register now for 26th edition of Francouvertes

Aboriginal languages now accepted on same basis as French

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Urbano Queb : The New Latino Wave

An overview of Québec’s Urbano movement, characterized by its solidarity

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From Windsor to Nashville with Jake Diab

Ambitious musician is a Jack-of-all-trades

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SOCAN sponsors Sony Music Publishing Song Camp at Kilometre House

Including participants Boi-1da, Anders, Savannah Ré, Charlotte Day Wilson, Zach Zoya, Jamie Fine

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AXLAUSTADE: Generation 90

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

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

Young TikTok success normalizes conversations around sexuali...

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International Songwriting Competition launches new Spotlight Award

International Songwriting Competition launches new Spotlight Award

To honour Canadian Songwriter(s) in its inaugural year of 20...

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Jully Black, Serena Ryder, Bruce Cockburn, Salome Bey to be honoured by Canada’s Walk of Fame

Jully Black, Serena Ryder, Bruce Cockburn, Salome Bey to be honoured by Canada’s Walk of Fame

SOCAN members to be recognized at Gala on Dec. 4, 2021

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James Baley fuses Gospel vocals with house music

James Baley fuses Gospel vocals with house music

And boldly tells his Story

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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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