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
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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
Winners of Dance Recording of the Year Award
SOCAN at the centre of action-packed JUNO weekend
JUNO 2019 host City of London also licensed with SOCAN
Both recognized for Jazz Album of the Year: Solo
In partnership with SOCAN
Making music to connect people
Hit songwriter comes full circle with new deal
Damien Robitaille, Étienne Fletcher, lead the noms
“Melody, melody, melody”
And how was she was drawn to music in her childhood?
Her children’s book similarly fosters a love of compositio...
On her new album and single, “Christmas Kisses”
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...
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