Both “Empire” and “Je décolle” hit the top spot on the charts
High School promises to be a unique coming-of-age story
Honour to be presented at 2019 SOCAN Awards in Toronto
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Also runs music library, composes for others
Nine co-writes created at SOCAN Song Camps launched as singles
By the songwriter’s side, for the last 20 years
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How to get paid when your music’s played onscreen
What is it? What do you need to know about it?
How to increase your chances of applying successfully
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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
SOCAN members get one free song submission
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For songs by PARTYNEXTDOOR, Ria Mae, Olly Murs
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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”
“I believe in the saying, ‘Alone we run faster, but toge...
“If I’ve done one good thing in my life, it’s coming h...
Festival, new film shine a light on hidden Vancouver sub-cul...
Pakistani-Canadian blends punk, rap, rock, world music
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In Paris, L.A., Nashville, SOCAN helps its members move forw...
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