Western Canada


Nuela Charles awakens her confidence

Co-writing opened up a new world for her

SOCAN to present first-ever “Cookin’ Songs” at 2022 BreakOut West

And we’ll participate in several other events at online co...

SOCAN grieves the loss of Vince Fontaine

Eagle & Hawk co-founder passes away at age 60

Dakota Bear: Songwriter, rapper, activist

Using music as the vehicle for a message of unification

Mother Mother: Seasoned band explodes on TikTok

While new album documents life “Inside”

Leonard Sumner earns 2021 Indigenous Songwriter Award

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

In the Spotlight: Boslen

Eclectic singer-songwriter explores vulnerability

Trille Or Awards 2021: Daniel Lavoie, Jean Malavoy honoured

With Special Achievement Award and Paul Demers Builder Award...

K-Anthony could make history at the 2021 JUNOs

It's the first time two Black nominees hail from Saskatchewa...

Jess Moskaluke: The singer now writing the songs

Country star co-writes all songs on new album The Demos

54.40’s “I Go Blind” inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Presentation to lead singer Neil Osborne on Breakfast Televi...

In the Spotlight: Debby Friday

An industrial hip-hop workaholic

SOCAN recognizes three 2020-2021 BC Entertainment Hall of Fame inductees

Member Don Alder, music industry’s Lynne Partridge, Valeri...

How Hamish Thomson became a successful screen composer

And how a personal tragedy returned him to songwriting

Rapper E.GG recognizes “Good Fortune” when he sees it

And praises Winnipeg’s strong sense of musical community

In the Spotlight: Nostalgix

Making the transitions from DJ to singer to musician

Three SOCAN members named to Order of Canada

Art Bergmann, Michel Cusson, Brian Cherney

New Series! “SOCAN Picks of the Month”

October 2020: Moneyphone, Sael, Hunnah, Jarrel The Young, km...

William Prince wins three honours at 2020 Western Canadian Music Awards

Including Songweriter of the Year, sponsored by SOCAN

Winnipeg live hip-hop band Super Duty Tough Work

Polaris Prize 2020 long-listers expand their creative approa...

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