Music Creators


SOCAN Gala 2021 highlights achievements of Francophone songwriters, composers, publishers

Charlotte Cardin, Les Cowboys Fringants, Kaytranada, Steve M...

SOCAN’s COVID-19 Music Updates

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

International Songwriting Competition launches new Spotlight Award

To honour Canadian Songwriter(s) in its inaugural year of 20...

Jully Black, Serena Ryder, Bruce Cockburn, Salome Bey to be honoured by Canada’s Walk of Fame

SOCAN members to be recognized at Gala on Dec. 4, 2021

Video Interview: MacKenzie Porter talks about her breakout year

Four CCMA nominations, three No. 1 songs, top songwriting ro...

SOCAN presents five No. 1 Song Awards at 2021 Osheaga Festival

SOCAN presents five No. 1 Song Awards at 2021 Osheaga Festiv...

Fondation SPACQ awards $160,000 in prizes

Sixteen singers, songwriters, composers rewarded during 2021...

Cadence Weapon wins 2021 edition of $50,000 Polaris Prize

For his album Parallel World

Canadian Country Music Association Awards announce 2021 nominees

The Reklaws lead with six nominations

Five artists win 2021 SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Canadian Songwriters

$5,000 honour to each, sponsored by SiriusXM

Attention SOCAN members! Has your music been used in a Sony PlayStation game being downloaded in the U.K. or Europe?

If so, you may be eligible for royalties – if you submit y...

“What About Love” inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Toronto’s song becomes Heart’s treasure

European Union Copyright Reform: What Canada can learn

Seeking to enforce copyright compliance in the digital music...

Three SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore win Gémeaux Awards

At the event’s 2021 Industry Gala

Two SOCAN members win Second Prizes in 2021 Unsigned Only song competition

And 16 more earn Honourable Mentions

Meghan Patrick earns three honours at 2021 Ontario Country Music Awards

Owen Barney’s “Thank Her for That” wins SOCAN songwrit...

SOCAN presents info session at Girl Connected Songwriting Camp

Global organization seeks to empower women in creative arts

Calamine wins 2021 Prix Félix-Leclerc

SOCAN awards her a $2,500 cash prize

SOCAN’s A&R Team adapting for the future

Melissa Cameron-Passley, Kathryn Hamilton take on new roles

Shreez surprised with 2021 SOCAN Gala Award at special presentation during FME Festival

Winners to be unveiled in online celebration Oct. 5, 2021

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