Legendary artist, song, both celebrated at 2019 East Coast Music Awards
His year, current work, creative process
Pop Music Winner previews next single
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…and syncing the sound of Québec pop to the rest of the world
“Speaking French is a choice we make on a daily basis”
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2017 winners come storming back
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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
All From the Top »
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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
JUNO 2019 host City of London also licensed with SOCAN
City calls on local businesses to similarly support Canada's...
A complete makeover for iconic Toronto landmark venue
Festival de musique émergente in Abitibi-Témiscamingue pul...
Customers come for the aroma, stay for the music
His passion for music is strong as ever
“From-day-one” SOCAN licensee celebrates 20 years in bus...
SOCAN licensee helps build their careers internationally
A dynamic virtual community of music-makers
“We want to let artists know how much we value them”
A winning combination of good music, good food, good vibes
Renowned event supports music, community
Diverse musical lineup a key pillar to success
Music at the heart of the shopping experience
Supports SOCAN L2P Campaign
Music that enhances business... and poutine!
At 25th Annual SOCAN Gala in Montreal
How a SOCAN licence benefits music fest organizers
Providing customers with “fair trade” music and coffee
Supporting music creators with SOCAN L2P campaign
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