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SOCAN is publishing a Notice of Intent to Amend its proposed Tariff 22.A (2014-2018), in accordance with the Copyright Act.
Scope: The proposed tariff applies to the use of musical works in SOCAN’s repertoire in connection with the operation of an online music service, including in music videos, in 2014 to 2018. Amendment: SOCAN will apply to the Copyright Board of Canada to limit the scope of the proposed tariff to apply only to on-demand […]
SOCAN Transfers Visual Arts & Crafts Collective Management Business to COVA-DAAV
Toronto, December 22, 2022 – SOCAN today announced an agreement with Copyright Visual Arts/Droit d’Auteurs en Arts Visuels (COVA-DAAV) that will see the transfer of SOCAN’s visual arts and crafts business to COVA-DAAV, serving members from offices in Montréal and Ottawa. The move means that COVA-DAAV will be the only copyright collecting agency in Canada […]
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