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SOCAN Songwriting Prize amplifies music’s power to lift us up

In a first, cash prizes awarded to all 20 nominees

SOCAN members dominate 2020 Polaris Music Prize Short List

Congratulations to the nominees!

SOCAN makes Audiam leadership change

Jeff King assumes duties of CEO

ADVANCE, Canada’s Black music business collective, launched today

Aims to lead the change for real, tangible advancement in th...

Wintersleep wins four honours at 2020 East Coast Music Awards, including Song of the Year

Tim Baker wins three trophies; East Pointers win songwriter ...

A Practical Guide to developing shows in Western Canada

Created by franconnexion.info and La musique francophone de ...

“We Met on a Monday” Video: Sage Harris’s “Best Kept Secret”

Harris, Benita, Jay Century co-write in SOCAN Virtual Song C...

SOCAN Interim CEO Jennifer Brown meets with Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault

Constructive dialogue on issues that affect SOCAN members

Eighteen SOCAN members nominated in 2020 Gémeaux Awards

Technical and Documentary Gala goes online Sept. 17

ECMA announces 2020 Honourary Award recipients

Ron Hynes to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of F...

Alessia Cara wins three honours at 2020 JUNOs, including SOCAN songwriting award

Tory Lanez, Shawn Mendes win two each, in first online-only ...

SOCAN Foundation launches $500,000 relief fund for SOCAN members

To be distributed in grants of $250 each

SOCAN members now have FREE access to Sessionwire remote recording!

They can use the platform, with studio-quality audio, free f...

ECMA announces re-scheduled broadcast of 2020 East Coast Music Awards

Ron Hynes to be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall ...

Nuela Charles, Tyler Shaw, Patrick Watson, The Reklaws to play final edition of JUNOs 365 Songwriters’ Circle series

Last show in “Jewel of JUNO Week,” co-presented by SOCAN...

JUNO Awards 2020 winners to be announced online June 29th

Most-nominated are Alessia Cara and Tory Lanez

SOCAN’s 2020 International Revenue Forecast

Under COVID-19, international revenue likely to decrease by ...

Top Secrets: Cowboys Fringants Song “L’amérique Pleure”

JF Pauzé tune becomes longest-lasting No. 1 hit on Québec ...

#ComposersWhoScore: Jean-Michel Blais honoured with Iris Award

As Gala Québec Cinéma goes online this year

SOCAN Leadership Updates: Chief Québec Affairs & Visual Arts Officer Geneviève Côté

Her role in dealing with Québec’s current issues

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