Singer-Songwriter


Finalists Announced for 2021 Slaight Music Emerging Songwriter Award

New this year, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame invites mus...

Chiiild: Their Songs, Their Destiny

“Our future used to greatly depend on the success of other...

Billy Raffoul soars with “Western Skies,” 2021 SOCAN Songwriting Prize winner

Leamington, Ont., songwriter delivers fan favourite to take ...

Shawnee Kish: “I don’t think I’d be here today without music”

For CBC Music 2020 Searchlight winner, music is medicine

Dakota Bear: Songwriter, rapper, activist

Using music as the vehicle for a message of unification

Video: The Breakdown – “When does a songwriter need a music publisher?”

With peermusic Canada’s Cheryl Link

Upstarts: Jay Jay

The 12-year-old rapper has a battle to fight

Video: The Breakdown – “Songwriters’ common mistakes and misconceptions”

With peermusic Canada’s Cheryl Link

Aqyila: TikTok star invokes vivid emotional depth

Major label deal follows shout-out from Lizzo

Kim Mitchell to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

With special presentation by BNL frontman Ed Robertson

John Orpheus: Saga Boy finds his identity

While Saga King promises a “funky Caribbean pop soundclash...

SOCAN Foundation announces 2021 TD Incubator participants

Twenty-eight young musicians receive mentorship, funding, ca...

Video: SOCAN honours Madeline Merlo with No. 1 Song Award

Co-writers, co-publishers as well, for “Champagne Night”...

In the Spotlight: Ebhoni

Vulnerable songwriter takes control of her craft

Mother Mother: Seasoned band explodes on TikTok

While new album documents life “Inside”

Delachute: The Masked Singer

Montréal’s indie-pop mystery artist intrigues and impress...

SOCAN Satellite Sessions: Allison Russell

Fourth of four exclusive weekly videos for Black Music Month

Leonard Sumner earns 2021 Indigenous Songwriter Award

With $10,000 prize, as part of the Indigenous Music Awards

SOCAN Satellite Sessions: BOYFRN

Third of four exclusive weekly videos for Black Music Month

Video Interview: Staying Home with renforshort

We chat with rising pop star on release of sophomore off sai...

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