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Former CEO Robert Ott continues to serve as advisor
SOCAN launches redesigned app
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Soulful singer-songwriter on an incredible winning streak
On record, on screen, on tour, it’s all moving higher
Innu artist offers his raw, uninhibited writing style
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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
Jodie Ferneyhough of CCS Rights Management
A captivating round-table presented by SOCAN and Coup de cœ...
She no longer lets others dictate the rules
Digging Roots singer-songwriter honoured for uplifting Indig...
Recognized for international success, Loud thanks SOCAN
Tim Hicks to perform Stompin’ Tom Connors’ classic at NH...
“I see us as an organic, GMO-free farm”
Canadian Music Week will honour our Chief Membership Officer
A day in the crazy-busy life of longtime broadcaster
“Cooking Beats” highlights SOCAN-sponsored conference
During post-meeting reception honouring their success in 201...
Thriving at SOCAN Kenekt Song Camp on Pender Island, BC
Including Michel Rivard, Loud, Renée Martel, Hubert Lenoir,...
Learn a little about our new senior A&R Executive
John Alexander’s work with Alanis highlights brilliant car...
The Goal: Simplifying musical discovery, rights management f...
Also co-wrote for ‘N Sync at height of their popularity
Allowing emerging urban artists to “get money, make change...
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