Honourees include Drake, Murda Beatz, Ed Robertson, Frank Dukes, Jack Lenz, Jessie Reyez, Ralph Murphy
On philanthropy and songwriting
SOCAN at the centre of action-packed JUNO weekend
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How she co-chooses music for the popular Québec TV talk show
“Music is the most empathetic way to change minds”
How to diversify without becoming scattered
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How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
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
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...
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
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