Music Users


For the first time, SOCAN distributes royalties for music used in TV commercials

From existing TV & Cable licensing collection pools

Video: Side Door, winner of the 2022 SOCAN Licensed To Play Award

Dan Mangan, Laura Simpson discuss their innovative company

SOCAN participates in webinar, The Metaverse: A New Music Marketplace

Examining how the evolution of new online tech might best se...

Meet the new faces of SOCAN’s Reproduction Rights team

Barbara McIvor, Ryan O'Grady, Virginie Bujold-Paré, Jazz Al...

2022 SOCAN Awards: Canada’s Music Creators and Publishers’ Road to Gold

Winners include Tom Cochrane, Lighthouse, Drake, OZ, Boi-1da...

Canadian Live Music Association announces recipients of AID: #FORTHELOVEOFLIVE

Relief fund partnership with SOCAN provides monetary assista...

Live music workers can apply now for one-time $2,500 payment

Unison to administer a total of $16.9 million via Live Music...

Lucie Bourgouin receives 2022 Christopher-J.-Reed Award

Presented during a day celebrating APEM’s 20th Anniversary

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

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

Canadian Live Music Association launches AID: #FORTHELOVEOFLIVE

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

Notice of Intent to Withdraw Proposed Tariff

Under the Copyright Act

SOCAN’s James Leacock presents digital licensing overview on new platform

Canadian IP Voices podcast, blog post, discuss how copyright...

Digital Broadcasters are seizing market share

Why Broadcasting Act reform must happen now, Part 2

Royalties for digital play in Canada are 69% less for Canadian songwriters, composers

Why Broadcasting Act reform must happen now, Part 1

Notice of intent to withdraw proposed tariffs by CMRRA-SODRAC Inc. (CSI)

For the Years 2014 to 2018

SOCAN website gets fresh new design and content

Bolder visuals, easier navigation, more user-friendly

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

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

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...

European Union Copyright Reform: What Canada can learn

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

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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