Singer-Songwriter


Submit songs, at discount entry fee, for 2020 International Songwriting Competition

More than $150,000 USD in cash and prizes to be won

In Concert Photo Gallery: Donovan Woods

December 7, 2019

Better Together: Diane Tell & Fred Fortin

Surprising partnership produced “Haïku”

Laurent Bourque drops the guitar, picks up the piano

Switching instruments creates a songwriting metamorphosis

In the Spotlight: Callie McCullough

“I’ll do it forever, even if nobody cares.”

In Concert Photo Gallery: bülow

November 27, 2019

Liza: “Congratulations” to an ex, “Complexities” with Daniel Caesar

And authentic Ethiopian influences

“I’ve Got Everything I Need (Almost)” to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

During Downchild Blues Band’s 50th Anniversary Party at Na...

Heartbeat: The Raw Material of Songwriting

Two Montréal songwriters journey to the top

In Concert Photo Gallery: City and Colour

Nov. 22, 2019, in Toronto

Video: Award-winning hit-maker Jocelyn Alice discusses debut album How Dare You

Artist and pro songwriter talks about her process

SOCAN honours Begonia, Darcys with No. 1 Song Awards

For her “Hanging on a Line,” their “Better Days”

SOCAN mourns the loss of John Mann

Spirit of the West singer-songwriter passes away at 57

Jessie Reyez featured as Apple Music Up Next Artist

First Canadian female singer to receive the designation

Eli Rose: The world’s least solitary solo project

“This album exists in large part thanks to SOCAN”

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award for “Before You Picked Her”

To co-writers Hill Kourkoutis, Jules, Krista Gonzales

Nelson Minville earns two SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards

For “Pour commencer” and “Pourquoi t'es restée”

In the Spotlight: Amaal

Making music without any fear

France D’Amour : Awakening the Beast

“Rock ’n’ roll is all about feeling and emotion”

BAYLA wins $20,000 Grand Prize in Canada’s Walk of Fame 2019 RBC Emerging Musician Program

Young indie-pop singer-songwriter tops 1,600 hopefuls