Both “Empire” and “Je décolle” hit the top spot on the charts
High School promises to be a unique coming-of-age story
Honour to be presented at 2019 SOCAN Awards in Toronto
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Also runs music library, composes for others
Nine co-writes created at SOCAN Song Camps launched as singles
By the songwriter’s side, for the last 20 years
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How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
What is it? What do you need to know about it?
How to increase your chances of applying successfully
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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
Gordie Sampson, Steven Lee Olsen each win a 2018 ASCAP Count...
Co-written with Donovan Woods, Josh Van Tassel, Chris String...
SOCAN Lifetime Achievement winner launches L’arrière-sais...
Literally, it’s the art of conversation
Includes $1,000 prize, Nashville SOCAN House stay
With their self-described “folk 'n’ roll and country sou...
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
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