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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
On the current state of Indigenous music in Canada
Why it took six years to make his JUNO-nominated album
How she wrote deeply resonant hit, “Like a Flower”
Best Inuit Album winner at 2019 Indigenous Music Awards
Best Pop Album winner at 2019 Indigenous Music Awards
At Live Music Industry Awards during Canadian Music Week 201...
Jazz-Rap combo walks away with a $10,000 cash prize
YAO walks away with three trophies
His year, current work, creative process
Pop Music Winner previews next single
From the garage to Nashville, writing and choosing songs
How did he come to co-write “Body” with Loud Luxury?
Winner of our Publisher of the Year honour
How does the professional songwriter co-write in Nashville?
Helping Mendes "get to where he's going"
Pop Music Award winners, for “Ain’t Easy”
The most peformed screen composer in SOCAN’s history
How did he write the Cutural Impact Award-winning Big Bang T...
Inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
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