For her “Hanging on a Line,” their “Better Days”
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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From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
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
New honour makes history
For “Des p’tits bouts de toi”
Their success began well before “Coton ouaté”
Pierre Lapointe, SOCAN members, express their opinions
Honour to be presented at 2020 SOCAN Awards in Toronto
In the Breakout Artist and Author or Composer of the Year ca...
Five talented, emerging songwriters perform their winning so...
Presented by SOCAN for the very first time
On song camps, writing some good lines, and “Unreasonable ...
Paul Daraîche, Mack & Ro, Annie Blanchard, Matt Lang share ...
Aaron Pritchett is big winner of the night
Upcoming concert honours songs that went from the streets of...
It couldn’t have come at a better time
Including a stay at SOCAN House in Nashville, and $1,000 cas...
Hymn to love co-written with Jacques Perron
Beat-making workshop a hit at SOCAN-sponsored conference
Fanny Bloom writing contestants’ song for 2019 edition
CSHF will honour Yvon Deschamps and Jacques Perron’s anthe...
Deadline is Oct. 27, 2019
Presented by the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
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