Month: May 2021


“Black Velvet” to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame

With performance by co-writer Christopher Ward, Serena Ryder...

Toronto Symphony Orchestra carries the baton for music rights with SOCAN Licensed To Play Award

Classical music institution upholds legal, ethical music lic...

Get to know some of our 2021 SOCAN Award winners!

Via video interviews with Ian Cusson, Harm Franklin, Madelin...

The Weeknd keeps winning, hitting a record in our 2021 SOCAN Awards

Eddie Schwartz still "Hits Us With His Best Shot" in this ye...

Apply now for 2021 SOCAN Foundation Awards of more than $97,000 in total

For Young Composers, Emerging Screen Composers, and Young Ca...

In the Spotlight: Boslen

Eclectic singer-songwriter explores vulnerability

Post Script: Playing All Cards

Franco-Albertan duo crafts melodies that are at ease in any ...

ICYMI: The Weeknd wins 10 Billboard Music Awards for 2021

Fellow SOCAN member Drake is named Artist of the Decade

Eight SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore win in 2021 Canadian Screen Awards

Prizes awarded in online ceremonies for second year in a row

Better Together: Louis-Jean Cormier & Daniel Beaumont

« I like to think that two heads can work on a single pro...

Video: SCGC Presidents Roundtable, Part 3 – Modern Times

Featuring Screen Composers Guild of Canada’s Janal Bechtho...

Music Canada launches survey on equity, diversity, inclusion in Canadian music ecosystem

Artists, creators, music industry professionals – particip...

Ted Evans makes $10,000 in one quarter from SOCAN’s Encore program

As Shook Planet, he plays live online for 66 days in a row

Video: SCGC Presidents Roundtable, Part 2 – The Maturing Years

Featuring Screen Composers Guild of Canada’s Tonya Dedrick...

Paupière: Surviving Love

“Our punk side comes out in our attitude”

Video: SCGC Presidents Roundtable, Part 1 – The Early Years

Featuring Screen Composers Guild of Canada’s Glenn Morley ...

Étienne Coppée wins grand finale of 2021 Francouvertes

Also earns SOCAN’s Paroles & Musique Award

The Weeknd dominates 2021 Billboard Music Award nominations, with 15

Fellow SOCAN members Drake and Tory Lanez earn seven and thr...

A songwriter’s short guide to music publishing

Whether you sign a deal, self-publish, or work unpublished, ...

LUMIÈRE’s Emancipation

“I waited this long to write my first song because I was a...

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