Legendary artist, song, both celebrated at 2019 East Coast Music Awards
His year, current work, creative process
Pop Music Winner previews next single
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…and syncing the sound of Québec pop to the rest of the world
“Speaking French is a choice we make on a daily basis”
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2017 winners come storming back
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How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
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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
While her Bimbo Radio gives world beats a hip new platform
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World Music Album of the Year winner
“Music is the most empathetic way to change minds”
Australian-based contest offering $50,000 AUD cash first pri...
Nominated for World Music Album of the Year
SOCAN members get one free song submission
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As part of CISAC delegation, to discuss creators' global cha...
“We hope to demonstrate that musical boundaries aren’t s...
Cuban music an antidote to moping
Trio integrates different cultures with indie-pop and electr...
For songs by PARTYNEXTDOOR, Ria Mae, Olly Murs
Dutch Caribbean Ducapro benefits from comprehensive back-off...
A dozen Canadian immigrants from around the world united by ...
“All I want is to place Haitian music on a podium”
Ten years on, trio finds its way by covering its tracks
Wildly successful with Disney, J-Pop and K-Pop
Humble, hardworking reggae artist rides the riddim
“I want women to stand up and impose their puissance”
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