Spirit of the West singer-songwriter passes away at 57
Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar, Michael Bublé, Jessie Reyez also honoured
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“This album exists in large part thanks to SOCAN”
Making music without any fear
“Rock ’n’ roll is all about feeling and emotion”
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How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
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Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
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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
Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar, Michael Bublé, Jessie Reyez al...
Nov. 15, 2019, in Toronto
First Canadian female singer to receive the designation
Current head of legal services Gilles Daigle to retire at ye...
To co-writers Hill Kourkoutis, Jules, Krista Gonzales
For “Pour commencer” and “Pourquoi t'es restée”
Young indie-pop singer-songwriter tops 1,600 hopefuls
They’re responding positively to new SOCAN/RE:SOUND joint ...
Dynamic duo co-writes songs, cues, for diverse sketch comedy...
Erin Costelo wins big with four trophies
Documenting the messy world of romantic relationships
Montréal band presents “A Blemish in the Great Light”
Bringing full-service, data-driven music copyright managemen...
Music creators' royalty collections grow to $12.4 billion
He explores new paths on “Chemin sauvage”
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