Music Creators


Corey Hart, Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger and Ryan Peake to perform at 2022 CSHF Gala

2022 inductees: Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance, Alanis Morissette

Lucie Bourgouin receives 2022 Christopher-J.-Reed Award

Presented during a day celebrating APEM’s 20th Anniversary

Thierry Larose wins 2022 Prix Félix-Leclerc

He’s awarded a $2,500 cash prize from SOCAN

Steve Marriner earns SOCAN songwriter honour at 2022 Maple Blues Awards

He also wins three more trophies; Sue Foley, Colin James tak...

SOCAN’s 2021 financial results highlight 2022 Annual General Meeting

Online gathering draws SOCAN members for key information

Total SOCAN royalties to members increased in 2021 to $353 million

But average SOCAN writer-member realized only $67 for use of...

In Concert Photo Gallery: SOCAN showcase and APEM at Francos

Naomi, Fredz, Marilyne Léonard, and 20some

Emily Steinwall’s “Welcome to the Garden” blossoms to win 2022 SOCAN Songwriting Prize

Accomplished composer, multi-instrumentalist reveals serious...

Video: JUNOs 2022 – Desirée Dawson on her songwriting process

How she’s honed it – as you can, too

SOCAN CEO, executives, speak at Canadian Music Week 2022

Offering sound advice as CMW returns to live-in-person after...

Canadian Live Music Association launches AID: #FORTHELOVEOFLIVE

Relief fund partnership with SOCAN to provide assistance to ...

#ComposersWhoScore: Three SOCAN members win Iris Awards

Philippe Brault, Stéphane Lafleur, Christophe Lamarche-Ledo...

Video: JUNOs 2022 – Planet Jorane

Her album Hemenetset was nominated for Best Instrumental Alb...

Video: The Pros – grandson explains how to best use social media

The different advantages of TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter

Decision-Makers: Joëlle Robillard, Executive Director of Musique Nomade

“You can’t cherry-pick a single fight, you have to fight...

SOCAN will be out in full force at Canadian Music Week: June 6-11, 2022

CMW is back to live-in-person for the first time in three ye...

SOCAN’s 2022 Nashville Family & Friends Bash hosts songwriting community

We also present 16 SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards during Music City...

SOCAN Satellite Sessions: DACEY

An exclusive performance video

Video: JUNOs 2022 – Serena Ryder’s tips for young singer-songwriters

Seven-time JUNO winner speaks from experience

2022 SOCAN Songwriting Prize finalists showcase Canada’s diverse homegrown talent

Emerging songwriters vie for $5000 prize – fans can vote d...

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