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New Mandate Letters: SOCAN Expresses Optimism
SOCAN is encouraged to learn that the Federal Government will follow-up on its intention to introduce by December 2020 new legislation on discoverability for tech giants.
Holiday Music Has High ROI for Business
Entandem research finds shoppers enjoy holiday music.
Divided debate over when music should start.
Entandem has simplified music licensing for thousands of Canadian businesses since July launch
Toronto, November 12, 2019 – Canadian businesses are responding positively to a new company created to make the music licensing process more convenient. Since its launch in July 2019, Entandem, a joint venture between RE:SOUND and SOCAN, has simplified the music licensing process for a growing number of Canadian businesses – to date, a remarkable […]
SOCAN Awards Gala in Montréal: a Spectacular and Poignant 30th Anniversary Show
Jean Leloup, Diane Juster, André Gagnon, Cœur de pirate, Luc Plamondon, Gilles Valiquette, Louise Tremblay & James Gelfand, Kashtin, Banx & Ranx, Steve Marin, FouKi, Alaclair Ensemble, David Murphy & Cie and many more receive awards
SOCAN Announces Achievement Award Winners for 30th annual Gala in Montréal
Leloup receives three SOCAN Classic Awards, Plamondon tops 40, and Diane Juster's “Je ne suis qu'une chanson” to get SOCAN Cultural Impact Award
grandson’s poignant “Blood//Water” captures the $10,000 SOCAN Songwriting Prize
Writers Chester Krupa Carbone, Kevin Hissink and Jordan Benjamin win over voters and deliver fan favourite among 10 nominated songs
Un record de redevances pour les membres de la SOCAN
Des revenus nationaux, internationaux et numériques records
Le chef de la direction réclame toutefois une contribution plus équitable
des géants de la diffusion en continu
SOCAN Delivers Record Royalties to Members
Domestic, international and digital 2018 financial results outperform,
but CEO calls for a more equitable share from massively successful streaming platforms
2019 SOCAN Songwriting Prize Finalists Emblematic of Sound Diversity in Canadian Songwriters
Pop, rap, alternative indie-rock, electronic funk songs vie for $10,000 cash prize
SOCAN Welcomes Shifting Paradigms Report
Toronto, May 16, 2019 – The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage tabled in the House of Commons its Shifting Paradigms report as part of its study on Remuneration Models for Artists and Creative Industries to propose recommendations related to the statutory review of the Copyright Act. On first reading, SOCAN is satisfied with the Committee’s […]