Author: Howard Druckman


The eclectic journey of Don Mills (aka Miloš Angelov)

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

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

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

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

For CBC Music 2020 Searchlight winner, music is medicine

SOCAN’s COVID-19 Music Updates

News about financial relief, resources, reaction, performanc...

Dakota Bear: Songwriter, rapper, activist

Using music as the vehicle for a message of unification

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

With peermusic Canada’s Cheryl Link

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

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

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

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

Upstarts: Jay Jay

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

SOCAN mourns the loss of screen composer Dolores Claman

Hockey Night in Canada theme song writer passes away at 94

SOCAN participates in online music industry workshop for Indigenous youth

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

Composers’ and Writers’ Share Royalties

What you should know

SOCAN members dominate 2021 Polaris Music Prize Short List

Congratulations to the nominees!

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

With peermusic Canada’s Cheryl Link

Aqyila: TikTok star invokes vivid emotional depth

Major label deal follows shout-out from Lizzo

Kim Mitchell to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

With special presentation by BNL frontman Ed Robertson

SOCAN’s 2020 results highlight 2021 Annual General Meeting

Online gathering draws more than 200 SOCAN members

John Orpheus: Saga Boy finds his identity

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

SOCAN Foundation announces 2021 TD Incubator participants

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

SOCAN Announces 2020 Financial Results

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

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