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

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

SOCAN’s COVID-19 Music Updates

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

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

With peermusic Canada’s Cheryl Link

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...

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

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

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...

SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore win in 2021 musical LEO Awards

SOCAN co-sponsors 23rd BC screen industry celebration

Video: The Breakdown – “What does a music publisher do?”

With peermusic Canada’s Cheryl Link

Twenty-two SOCAN members nominated at 2021 Gémeaux Awards

The winners will be revealed during the Industry Gala on Sep...

Video: SOCAN honours Madeline Merlo with No. 1 Song Award

Co-writers, co-publishers as well, for “Champagne Night”...

Apply now for new SOCAN Foundation career development grant program

Open to eligible SOCAN member music creators and publishers

Black Canadian music creators can apply now for #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

Program expands to various countries around the world in 202...

SOCAN members elect Board of Directors for 2021-’24 term

Nine writer members, nine publisher members

Jennifer Brown Appointed SOCAN CEO

First woman to lead Canada's largest music and visual arts r...

SOCAN Satellite Sessions: Allison Russell

Fourth of four exclusive weekly videos for Black Music Month

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