Media Releases 2012

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Media Releases for 2012

November 29, 2012

Recognized by employees as being “a great place to work."

November 22, 2012

Celebrating Francophone music creators

November 20, 2012

SOCAN and the Canadian music industry gathered at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto to honour many of Canada's most talented songwriters, composers, lyricists and music publishers at the 23rd annual SOCAN Awards Gala.

November 12, 2012

Canadian songwriting legends Bruce Cockburn, Trooper and deadmau5 will receive prestigious Lifetime, National, and International Achievement Awards at the 23rd annual SOCAN Awards Gala on November 19th at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

November 5, 2012

The 23rd annual SOCAN Awards Gala, the music industry's most important celebration of Canadian songwriting achievement, will be hosted by Seamus O’Regan of CTV National News, at Toronto

November 1, 2012

SOCAN finds Canadians musically connected coast-to-coast-to-coast

October 19, 2012

After a record number of votes, Ottawa-based singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards (SOCAN) and co-writer John Roderick (BMI) have emerged the winners of the 2012 SOCAN ECHO Songwriting Prize for their song "A Soft Place to Land."

October 5, 2012

SOCAN today welcomed the Copyright Board of Canada's decision to recognize and uphold the value of online streamed music

October 3, 2012

Price consults for SOCAN to help members gain additional digital music exposure and revenue

October 2, 2012

SOCAN serves up five tasty hits by Canadian songwriters