Canadian Music Week will honour our Chief Membership Officer
Plus two others; Fortunate Ones also win three awards
Also Pop Artist of the Year at WCMAs, held during BreakOut West
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A day in the crazy-busy life of longtime broadcaster
“I dig up what we don’t see in people”
Montréal producer offers a peek at her diary
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How to increase your chances of applying successfully
Peak experiences at 2018 SOCAN Song Camp
Securing Your Band Name
All Sound Advice »
Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
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
SOCAN presents CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards, awards No. 1 Song ...
Iconic country singer-songwriter discusses his process
Brett Kissell, Jess Mokaluke, lead with six nominations each
Melody is still king, says Tebey
Touring with stars, topping charts, co-writing No. 1 hits
Heartbreak at the heart of the cult band’s reunion
Winners include Steven Lee Olsen, Deric Ruttan, Kelly Archer
With sixth solo album, he goes in a new direction
In the Spotlight: Johnson Crook
Veteran tunesmith wrote the book, literally, on how to write...
“I sing, I travel, I have a good life, I’m a happy woman...
In the Spotlight: James Barker Band
The ups and downs of a backflip life
SOCAN Houses, Song Camps, Sound Lounge Writing Room
Country duo grows from isolation to topping charts
Three SOCAN members on the way up
A 20-year career brings seven nominations at 2016 Country Ga...
As he gets a career boost from Johnny Reid
Breaking rules, writing from pictures in his mind
From rock to metal to country, and more
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