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Vote now for new SOCAN Board of Directors!

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William Prince, Marie-Ève Lapierre-Lemoyne, Leela Gilday win songwriting awards at 2020 CFMAs

Pharis and Jason Romero win big at second online edition of annual folk music gala

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Meet Sara Dendane, SOCAN’s new A&R Executive in Montréal

She starts in her new role the week of April 12, 2021

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The Weather Station hits critical bullseye with current album

Powerful songwriting proves our environmental ignorance is no bliss

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Visual Arts X Music : Pony, a magical combination of contrasts

“When I’m really into a song, I’ll listen to nothing else for days”

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Lil Berete: Straight Outta Regent Park, with 50 million streams

Rapper stays in the moment when he creates songs

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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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Vincent Vallières : Beauty in Mind

Vincent Vallières : Beauty in Mind

“Being able to put my ego aside to serve my song is going ...

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Video: “The Breakdown” – Getting booked at a festival

Video: “The Breakdown” – Getting booked at a festival

Isabelle Ouimet, Executive Producer for Santa Teresa & M for...

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Video Interview: Staying Home with grandson

Video Interview: Staying Home with grandson

On making music to connect listeners during ongoing isolatio...

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Francine Raymond, Christian Péloquin inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Francine Raymond, Christian Péloquin inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

April 11, 2021, during Le grand variété de Star Académie

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Kae Sun has found his home port

Kae Sun has found his home port

“I wanted to express this desire for a place of your own...

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Jess Moskaluke: The singer now writing the songs

Jess Moskaluke: The singer now writing the songs

Country star co-writes all songs on new album The Demos

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#ComposersWhoScore : Jenny Salgado – from rapper to screen composer

#ComposersWhoScore : Jenny Salgado – from rapper to screen composer

“That’s part of the trip: finding a way to fit in someon...

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Video: “The Breakdown” – Maximizing Festival Performances

Video: “The Breakdown” – Maximizing Festival Performances

Isabelle Ouimet, Executive Producer of Santa Teresa, M for M...

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Twenty-three SOCAN members earn Canadian Screen Awards 2021 noms

Twenty-three SOCAN members earn Canadian Screen Awards 2021 noms

Eight of them are multiple nominees

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Former MP Andrew Cash to Head Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA)

Former MP Andrew Cash to Head Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA)

Also a SOCAN member, JUNO-winning singer-songwriter

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Dylan Menzie wins SOCAN Songwriter Award, two others, at 2021 Music PEI Awards

Dylan Menzie wins SOCAN Songwriter Award, two others, at 2021 Music PEI Awards

Catherine MacLellan also earns three honours

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54.40’s “I Go Blind” inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

54.40’s “I Go Blind” inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Presentation to lead singer Neil Osborne on Breakfast Televi...

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SOCAN adds new platforms for online concert submissions

SOCAN adds new platforms for online concert submissions

Paying royalties for live-streamed shows

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Emma Beko: The Melody Beyond the Beat

Emma Beko: The Melody Beyond the Beat

“I wanted to find out who I am when I’m on my own”

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Video: The Breakdown — How to stand out in an international showcase

Video: The Breakdown — How to stand out in an international showcase

Isabelle Ouimet, Executive Producer of M for Montréal

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Apply now for SOCAN Francophone Publisher of the Year Award

Apply now for SOCAN Francophone Publisher of the Year Award

In preparation for upcoming SOCAN Gala in Montréal

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Thierry Larose: Born for the Grandiose

Thierry Larose: Born for the Grandiose

From the influence of the Marieville video store to his firs...

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“Top Secrets” Video: SOCAN honours Rose Cousins with No. 1 Song Award

“Top Secrets” Video: SOCAN honours Rose Cousins with No. 1 Song Award

For “The Benefits of Being Alone” topping the CBC Music ...

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U.S. Girls’ Meg Remy on her first book, “Begin by Telling”

U.S. Girls’ Meg Remy on her first book, “Begin by Telling”

Sharing the life experiences that have shaped her work

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