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SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners visit our Toronto office
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2019
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“The time will come when we can no longer be ignored”
Combining synth-pop with Inuktitut
Celebrating diversity by allowing everyone to shine
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How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
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What you need to do, and how to do it
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Currently lobbying government on several key issues
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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
Brett Kissel, James Barker Band lead with five nominations e...
With Beverly Mahood, Jamie Warren, Patricia Conroy
Tim Hicks, Reklaws, win two each
“I’ll never be a party girl like Shania Twain”
Why it took six years to make his JUNO-nominated album
Winner gets full SOCAN support: Song Camp, Nashville House, ...
How she wrote deeply resonant hit, “Like a Flower”
We present 11 SOCAN No.1 Song Awards during Music City visit
Behind-the-scenes pro songwriter now shines in the spotlight
From the garage to Nashville, writing and choosing songs
How does the professional songwriter co-write in Nashville?
On his Country Music Award-winning song, co-writing, new lab...
How does the Country Music Award winner write her songs?
On songwriting, and women in country music
How a small-town girl’s Nashville dreams came true
Actor and singer is a songwriter at heart
Making music to connect people
Hit songwriter comes full circle with new deal
Four SOCAN members newly emerging in Music City
Gordie Sampson, Steven Lee Olsen each win a 2018 ASCAP Count...
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