Both “Empire” and “Je décolle” hit the top spot on the charts
High School promises to be a unique coming-of-age story
Honour to be presented at 2019 SOCAN Awards in Toronto
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Also runs music library, composes for others
Nine co-writes created at SOCAN Song Camps launched as singles
By the songwriter’s side, for the last 20 years
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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
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
Young band also challenges dismissive sound people
Members can apply now; Inaugural L.A. sessions start in Janu...
Soulful singer-songwriter on an incredible winning streak
Jodie Ferneyhough of CCS Rights Management
Winning song in 2018 SOCAN Songwriting Prize
Gorgeous, Sparkling R&B Vignettes
Digging Roots singer-songwriter honoured for uplifting Indig...
With their self-described “folk 'n’ roll and country sou...
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
Kaia Kater pushes forward while fractured
Family band’s teen sons garage-rock the house
From Rave Kid to Esteemed Critic in 20 Years
Also co-wrote for ‘N Sync at height of their popularity
Reception greets those aiming to become #ComposersWhoScore
Allowing emerging urban artists to “get money, make change...
Philanthropy partner and wife Anita, daughter Laura, also lo...
Honed her writing skills at SOCAN Kenekt Song Camp
Legendary artist/producer set to mentor undiscovered songwri...
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