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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SOCAN Welcomes the Tabling of Private Member Bill C-299

Proposes extending copyright protection for Canadian authors, composers and music publishers

June 17, 2016

SOCAN AGM set for June 13, 2016, in Vancouver

With special guest screen composer Jeff Toyne

June 9, 2016
SOCAN | General | News | Creators

SOCAN makes royalty analysis dashboard available to its members

Music creators and publishers to benefit from leading-edge tools

May 17, 2016
General | SOCAN

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