For her “Hanging on a Line,” their “Better Days”
Spirit of the West singer-songwriter passes away at 57
Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar, Michael Bublé, Jessie Reyez also honoured
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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
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
It couldn’t have come at a better time
Including a stay at SOCAN House in Nashville, and $1,000 cas...
“It’s the first of my albums that I listen to for my own...
“I want to be guided by simplicity and pleasure”
Hymn to love co-written with Jacques Perron
CSHF will honour Yvon Deschamps and Jacques Perron’s anthe...
Presented by the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
In a warm, personal, DIY project
“Je ne suis qu’une chanson” receives Cultural Impact A...
Participants testify to great experience
Also Rock Artist of the Year at WCMAs, held during BreakOut ...
From Newfoundland to Nashville
For “Parler aux anges,” co-written with Tino Izzo
The Laurentians band takes us inside Monami
Champion of creators’ rights truly deserves recognition
Han Han, Casey Mecija, Kimmortal
She also wins Popular Music Award, for “Prémonition”
“E Uassiuian” is first SOCAN Classic awarded to a First ...
Enjoying “some caterpillar-to-butterfly” stuff
For mega-hit “Fille de personne II”
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