In a one-on-one interview with SOCAN, JUNO Country Album of the Year nominee Jess Moskaluke discusses why On songwriting, and women in country music winning a SOCAN Songwriting Award in 2014 was special for her; how she co-wrote “Take Me Home”; trying to write catchy songs; and the current state of music made by women in country music.

In a backstage conversation with SOCAN, 2019 JUNO Contemporary Roots Album of the Year winner Donovan Woods (for Both Ways) talks about writing his current single “Go to Her,” what his deal is with references to Europe, and the differences between writing solo and with others.

Haiti-born Quebecer Wesli won the World Music Album of the Year at the 2019 JUNO Awards Gala & Dinner on March 16, 2019, in London, ON. We met with him backstage to talk about the happy marriage between Haitian folk music and his own compositions on his winning album Rapadou Kreyol. We also took some time to discuss the place and recognition of world music in Québec.