Music Industry


Songs by Men Without Hats, Rankin Family, Rough Trade inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

“Safety Dance,” “Pop Goes the World,” “Fare Thee W...

Apply now for SOCAN Foundation TD Indigenous Songwriter Award

The winner will receive $10,000

Decision-Makers: Marcella Grimaux

Creative director, visual designer, artistic director

Apply now for Inaugural Program of the Black Canadian Music Awards

Created in partnership with SOCAN Foundation, SiriusXM CANAD...

SOCAN provides transparent, updated revenue forecast to its members

Total Canadian revenues in 2020 likely to decrease by 11% fr...

SOCAN holds online town hall meeting with Screen Composers Guild of Canada

Sixth annual gathering discusses royalties in COVID-19 era

The 2020 edition of Les Francouvertes returns

SOCAN-sponsored “J’aime mes ex” series is now online

SOCAN Leadership Updates: Trevor Jackson

Future tech, and SOCAN I.T. as a workplace

Working singer-songwriters survive pandemic with alternate revenues

From Patreon, live-streams, teaching, co-writes, synch licen...

SOCAN, IASCA co-create six one-day song camps throughout Summer of 2020

Partnering teams of Irish and Canadian music creators, onlin...

Polaris 2020 short-lister Witch Prophet

Raising funds to co-found her own record label, Heart Lake

SOCAN’s Encore program distributes more than $130,000 for virtual performances

On more than 935 online live concerts presented during COVID...

SOCAN Leadership Updates: Trevor Jackson

How has SOCAN’s I.T. Department coped with COVID?

SOCAN Reproduction Rights clients awarded $1.5-million in royalties

For copies of music, in CBC arbitration

Prix de la chanson SOCAN: Félix Dyotte accepts his $5,000 prize

He performs “Maintenant ou jamais” with Évelyne Brochu ...

SOCAN mourns the loss of member Salome Bey, “Canada’s First Lady of the Blues,” at 86

Grammy nominee, Dora Mavor Moore and Obie Award winner, Memb...

SOCAN House in Paris re-opens for business

Under new COVID-19 terms and conditions

Three TV theme songs co-written by Alan Thicke to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Facts of Life, Diff’rent Strokes, Wheel of Fortune

CIMA launches discussion series, “Breaking Down Racial Barriers”

Examining anti-Black Racism in the Canadian music industry

William Prince wins 2020 SOCAN Songwriting Prize, for “The Spark”

Canadians get fired up, making it their favourite song

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