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How do Grandson, colleagues, co-write their songs?

SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners discusses their process

SOCAN Foundation awards almost $125,000 in total to 36 young music creators

In 2019 editions of Canadian songwriter, composer, screen co...

Participate in the “Save our Culture” campaign!

Launched by the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expr...

SOCAN Creates Partnership with Collège André-Grasset

Montréal College becomes advocate for music rights

SOCAN hosts reception for CFC’s Slaight Music Residency participants

Connecting six aspiring screen composers with music-industry...

Apply now for 2019 SOCAN Foundation Incubator for Creative Entrepreneurship

Sponsored by TD, program aims to foster high-potential music...

Grandson, co-writers receive $10,000, other prizes, for “Blood/Water”

SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners visit our Toronto offic...

Apply now for Musicworks 2019 Electronic Music Composition Contest

Submission Deadline: October 25, 2019

SOCAN composer Alexina Louie awarded $50,000 Molson Prize for 2019

To continue her contributions to Canada’s cultural heritag...

Register now for The Art of Managing Your Career – Indigenous Perspectives

Eight-week course to run in October-November 2019

Classic hard rock band Triumph to be inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame

SOCAN members Rik Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine will be hon...

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to Nick Henriques, Ultra Music Publishing

For co-writing, co-publishing Loud Luxury's “Body” (fea...

Ian Tyson and Sylvia Tyson to be individually inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

During 2019 Country Music Week in Calgary

Across The Board: 40% of Canadian music industry Board seats held by women

SOCAN stands at 44% of Board, 50% of Executive Team, 64% of ...

SOCAN members dominate 2019 Polaris Music Prize Short List

Congratulations to the nominees!

SOCAN tests API at 2019 Wallifornia Music Tech Hackathon

Two teams build apps that interact with our own interface

Nominees announced for 2019 Canadian Country Music Association Awards

Brett Kissel, James Barker Band lead with five nominations e...

Toronto to celebrate the life of Ralph Murphy on July 11, 2019

With Beverly Mahood, Jamie Warren, Patricia Conroy

Apply now for Vancouver International Film Festival AMP SOUNDOFF program

Up to six British Columbia artists to perform live for inter...

SOCAN hosts L.A. Canada Day 2019 reception

Celebrating SOCAN members at sixth annual event