Spirit of the West singer-songwriter passes away at 57
Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar, Michael Bublé, Jessie Reyez also honoured
Updates, dialogue, networking reception
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“This album exists in large part thanks to SOCAN”
Making music without any fear
“Rock ’n’ roll is all about feeling and emotion”
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From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
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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
Honour presented during 2019 SOCAN Awards Gala in Montréal
SOCAN also participating in six other panels at CMW
Winner of our Publisher of the Year honour
Arkells song topped CBC Radio Top 20 Chart
Honourees include Carly Rae Jepsen, Chad Kroeger, Ed Roberts...
How a small-town girl’s Nashville dreams came true
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Our members, Grammy nominees, industry players connect
Honour to be presented at 2019 SOCAN Awards in Toronto
Also runs music library, composes for others
By the songwriter’s side, for the last 20 years
Daniel Lafrance, Serge Provençal pen second edition of refe...
Former CEO Robert Ott continues to serve as advisor
Jodie Ferneyhough of CCS Rights Management
Containing provisions to improve effectiveness
“I see us as an organic, GMO-free farm”
Canadian Music Week will honour our Chief Membership Officer
During post-meeting reception honouring their success in 201...
Including Michel Rivard, Loud, Renée Martel, Hubert Lenoir,...
John Alexander’s work with Alanis highlights brilliant car...
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