Boost your business with music.

A SOCAN music licence gives you the freedom to play the music your customers love.  By complying with the law, you’re ensuring that the creators of that music are fairly compensated and continue to create the music that makes your business better.  

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Video Interview: 2015 SOCAN Country Music Song Award winner Brett Kissel

On writing winning song “3-2-1,” being on the cover of Words + Music, and more

July 3, 2015

Video Interview: 2015 SOCAN Cultural Impact Award winner Mars Bonfire

On writing “Born to be Wild,” and its global, enduring success

July 2, 2015

SOCAN encouraged by Canadian Government’s commitment to some music rights owners

Expects similar support for creators and music publishers

April 22, 2015

Music has strong impact on consumer holiday shopping experience

SOCAN research finds music prompts consumers to begin holiday shopping

November 28, 2014
SOCAN | Licensees | Industry

McDonald’s Canada lovin’ it with SOCAN Licensed to Play Award

Honoured for supporting our members’ music

July 15, 2014
SOCAN | Licensees | Industry | Awards

eSOCAN introduces environmentally-friendly eStatements

SOCAN continuously finding methods to reduce carbon footprint

July 10, 2014
SOCAN | Licensees | Industry

Research Confirms: Music Builds Business

Can you imagine a pub without music? Or a silent clothing store?

May 6, 2014
SOCAN | Industry | Licensees | Members

Canadian music growing in global popularity

SOCAN sees consistent increase in international airplay and performance

August 7, 2013