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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
December 7, 2019
“I’ll do it forever, even if nobody cares.”
For chart-toppers “Somebody’s Daughter,” “Do No Wron...
A rare conversation with main songwriter Jean-François Pauz...
Working on his craft through the ups and downs
Paul Daraîche, Mack & Ro, Annie Blanchard, Matt Lang share ...
It couldn’t have come at a better time
Including a stay at SOCAN House in Nashville, and $1,000 cas...
From Newfoundland to Nashville
To co-writers of “Keep It Simple,” “What A Song Should...
Winners of Country, Hip-Hop/Rap Awards at 30th SOCAN Awards ...
SOCAN presents CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards, awards No. 1 Song ...
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
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