Fifth annual reception hosts Minister of Canadian Heritage, advocates for our members
SOCAN hopes responsible Ministers implement recommendations
At Live Music Industry Awards during Canadian Music Week 2019
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Still on the rise with ZayZay
Their work, in three questions
From landscaper to music shaper
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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
All Sound Advice »
Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
All From the Top »
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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
Behind-the-scenes pro songwriter now shines in the spotlight
First woman to hold the position
SOCAN was everywhere, all the time, at CMW this year
Renaissance music man champions electronic songwriters
Jazz-Rap combo walks away with a $10,000 cash prize
Joint venture simplifies recorded and live music licensing
YAO walks away with three trophies
Classified, Dutcher win multiple awards; SOCAN hosts Song Ho...
Still printing after all these years
Expansion reinforces our commitment to timely, accurate roya...
Beat-maker, rapper, singer, producer on the rise
Several SOCAN members earn other ISC honours
“The number of variations you can apply to a single note i...
After winning 12 out of 17 nominations at 2019 edition
Syncing with film, grappling with angst
Quilico, Kindred Spirits, to perform André Mathieu’s Pian...
He’s finally releasing his debut album “Now”
Fostering purpose, pride, unity
Honour presented during 2019 SOCAN Awards Gala in Montréal
SOCAN also participating in six other panels at CMW
For Billboard, MuchMusic chart-toppers “Get You,” “Bes...
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