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Canadian Music Creators and Publishers Travel Life's Highway All the Way Back to the 33rd Annual SOCAN Awards
Tom Cochrane, Drake, Noah “40” Shebib, The Weeknd, Keith Power, bbno$, Tate McCrae,
James Barker and many more to receive awards.
Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Drezus to receive inaugural Vince Fontaine Indigenous Song Award.
Canadian Live Music Association announces recipients of AID: #FORTHELOVEOFLIVE
Relief fund partnership with SOCAN provides monetary assistance for small independent live music venues
Total SOCAN Royalties to Members Increased in 2021
$353-million earned by songwriters, composers, and publishers through performances of copyright musical works
But average SOCAN writer-member realized only $67 for use of music online
Emily Steinwall Blossoms on “Welcome to the Garden” to Win 2022 SOCAN Songwriting Prize
Accomplished composer, multi-instrumentalist and former back-up singer, Steinwall reveals she also has serious songwriting chops
Canadian Live Music Association launches AID: #FORTHELOVEOFLIVE
Relief fund partnership with SOCAN to provide assistance to independent live music venues
2022 SOCAN Songwriting Prize Finalists Showcase Canada’s Diverse Homegrown Talent
Emerging songwriters vie for $5000 prize – fans can vote daily until June 8 to select their favourite by Canada’s top emerging songwriters.
Canada's Fastest-Growing Centre of New Music Creators: Toronto's Dufferin-Dovercourt Village
Brampton, Ont., takes three places in the top 10; Montréal has four spots
SOCAN brings in more than ever for Canada's songwriters, composers and music publishers
Unofficial financials indicate continued international and digital growth, though average total streaming royalties only $67.14
Canadians Agree: Online Streaming Companies Should Promote Music Made in Canada
Toronto, February 3, 2022 –More than two-thirds (68%) of Canadians agree that it is important for foreign internet and social media companies to contribute to/promote Canadian music, TV shows, and movies, and nearly a quarter (23%) “strongly agree” with this sentiment, according to a Leger survey of Canadians across the country. When asked to respond […]
SOCAN Responds to Tabling of Online Streaming Act
Toronto, February 3, 2022 – SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors & Music Publishers of Canada, welcomes the tabling of the Online Streaming Act, and is in support of the proposed legislation as a foundation for now and the future. “The Online Streaming Act is a big step in the right direction,” said Jennifer Brown, […]