Pre-awards conference addresses Indigenous musicians’ career development
Latter event includes participation of members from all SOCAN offices
Member of the Order of Canada passes away at 88
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King of Québec rap shows no sign of slowing down
"Music has always been in my blood"
Still on the rise with ZayZay
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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
All From the Top »
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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
Beat-maker, rapper, singer, producer on the rise
After winning 12 out of 17 nominations at 2019 edition
Individualism, scrappy DIY sensibility, make her a hip-hop f...
Pop Music Winner previews next single
While her Bimbo Radio gives world beats a hip new platform
Chad-born Montrealer crowned Best African DJ at Afrima Gala
Up close and personal
How does she write her songs?
On songwriting, radio, plans for 2019
For co-writing Daniel Caesar’s chart-topping “We Find Lo...
Taking tips from Neil Young, Willie Nelson
“Music is the most empathetic way to change minds”
“Often, getting to the bottom of things means remembering ...
Duo on the verge of reaping what they’ve sown
Shawn Mendes performs with Miley Cyrus on live broadcast
In partnership with SOCAN
Stage antics, studio experimentation
Gorgeous, Sparkling R&B Vignettes
With their self-described “folk 'n’ roll and country sou...
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