Awards

Video: Hedley win their first career-spanning honour

SOCAN 2017 National Achievement Award winners keep things fresh, fun

June 22, 2017

Video: Nineteen85 reveals how long it took to write “Hotline Bling”

SOCAN’s 2017 Songwriter of the Year also lets his roots show

June 21, 2017

Video: Carly Rae Jepsen talks about songwriting

On “Cut to the Feeling,” E*MO*TION, her next album

June 21, 2017

Seventeen SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore nominated for Gémeaux Awards

Technical & Documentary Gala slated for Sept. 14, 2017

June 21, 2017

Ruth B finds career highlight at 2017 SOCAN Awards

Pop Music Award winner reaches new height in “Heaven”

June 21, 2017

SOCAN Awards shine bright lights on Canada's Music Creators and Publishers

Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance, Nineteen85, Ruth B, Andy Kim among those celebrated, with surprise performance by Snow, Maestro Fresh Wes

June 20, 2017

Deric Ruttan wins SOCAN songwriter honour at 2017 Country Music Association of Ontario Awards

Meghan Patrick wins big with four awards

June 12, 2017

SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore win seven 2017 LEO Awards

SOCAN co-sponsors the event

June 8, 2017

Sweet Success for Achievement Award winners at "The SOCANs"

Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance, "Sugar, Sugar" & Andy Kim, Nineteen85, Hedley among honourees in Toronto on June 19th

June 8, 2017

“I Be U Be” a winner, with SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for Jenson Vaughan

Song co-written for High Valley tops two Canadian country-music charts

June 7, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore: Dear Criminals score an Iris Award

SOCAN members recognized for work on Anne Émond’s film Nelly

June 7, 2017

Register Now for 2017 Country Music Association of Ontario Conference

SOCAN co-sponsors event, songwriting award

June 6, 2017

Submissions open for several 2017 Canadian Country Music Association Awards

In various artist, radio, industry categories

June 5, 2017

Want to get “JUNO-ready”? Apply now for 2017 Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class

Deadline for artist development program: June 30, 2017

June 5, 2017

Rose-Erin Stokes wins Best Songwriter honour at 2017 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards

Jackson Reed wins Best Album; SOCAN on the scene in panel, demo critique

May 30, 2017

ASCAP honours SOCAN members at 2017 Pop Music Awards

Alessia Cara, Wondagurl, The Weeknd, Drake among winners

May 24, 2017

KINLEY wins SOCAN Songwriter Award at 2017 Music PEI Awards

Also earns two other honours during May Run Music Festiva

May 23, 2017

Fast Romantics song “fights” its way to top of CBC Radio 2 Top 20

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to Matthew Angus, Red Brick Music Publishing

May 19, 2017

Reclusive artist Allan Rayman surfaces to accept SOCAN No. 1 Song Award

His lucky “13” tops CBC Radio 2 Top 20 chart

May 19, 2017

SOCAN members Matt Epp and Faouzia win more-than-$70,000 Grand Prize in 2016 International Songwriting Competition

First time SOCAN members have won ISC’s top honour

May 18, 2017

Video Interview: "Riding high, on some kind of mysterious wind"

Adam Cohen, on producing his late father Leonard Cohen's final album

May 17, 2017

Video Interview: Buffy Sainte-Marie on current moment in Indigenous culture

Winner of Allan Waters Humanitarian Prize at 2017 JUNO Awards

May 17, 2017

The Free’s “Freedom Island” wins inaugural Canadian Songwriting Competition

Grand prize includes $5,000 cash, a week at SOCAN House

May 17, 2017

What do Neil Young, Bruce Cockburn, Beau Dommage and Stéphane Venne have in common?

They're this year's inductees into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

May 16, 2017

BMI celebrates SOCAN members’ accomplishments

At both pop and screen music gala awards for 2017

May 12, 2017

Video Interview: July Talk on avoiding second album “sophomore slump”

On winning second consecutive JUNO, songwriting changes

May 12, 2017

Former SOCAN legal counsel announced as Christopher J. Reed award winner

Gala presentation slated for June 15

May 11, 2017

Video: Lydia Képinski, winner of the 2017 Francouvertes

Talented singer-songwriter takes $10,000 cash, other prizes

May 10, 2017

Three finalists announced for SOCAN Publisher of the Year Award

Cymba Music, Red Brick Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

May 10, 2017

Video: Anique Granger, Mehdi Cayenne among major winners at 2017 Gala des prix Trille Or

Franco-Canadian music industry celebrated in 9th annual edition

May 9, 2017

Broadway musical co-written by SOCAN member David Hein earns seven nominations for 2017 Tony Awards

Come From Away, co-created with wife Irene Sankoff

May 8, 2017

Video Interview: Viral phenomenon and 2017 JUNO winner Ruth B

Discusses sudden success, playing live, staying centred, recording Safe Haven, songwriting process

May 5, 2017

Video Interview: Five-time JUNO winner Exco Levi

Discusses “Siren,” staying positive, winning his fifth JUNO, what’s next

May 3, 2017

Reuben And The Dark earn SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for “Heart in Two”

Peaked on CBC Radio 2 Top 20 Chart

May 3, 2017

More than 20 SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore nominated in 2017 musical LEO Awards

Honours celebrate excellence in B.C. film and TV

May 3, 2017

Double-winner Classified earns Song of the Year honour at 2017 East Coast Music Awards

Ben Caplan wins Songwriter of the Year; SOCAN hosts two-day Song House camp

May 1, 2017

Klô Pelgag wins 2017 Prix Rapsat-Lelièvre

Awarded $5,000 cash prize, performance at Belgium’s Francofolies de Spa

April 26, 2017

Drake Hotel receives SOCAN Licensed To Play accolade at CMW 2017 Live Music Awards

Drake Music Programmer Ian MacNeil stresses the importance of SOCAN

April 26, 2017

SOCAN is everywhere at CMW 2017!

Presenting awards, delivering a keynote, judging a competition, hosting a booth

April 25, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore: Cristobal Tapia De Veer honoured with BAFTA

His first British award: Best Original Score for National Treasure

April 24, 2017

2017 JUNOs video interviews: Laurence Nerbonne

Francophone Album of the Year winner opens up backstage

April 21, 2017

Francouvertes: Vincent Roberge (a.k.a. Les Louanges) wins Chanson coup de coeur SOCAN award

Lydia Képinski, Les Louanges, Laurence-Anne move on to finals

April 20, 2017

JUNOs 2017 Video Interview: The Dirty Nil

Members talk about recording, songwriting, touring

April 18, 2017

JUNOs 2017 Video Interviews: Strumbellas (Part 1)

Members discuss shoelessness, small-town roots, JUNO-winning “Spirits”

April 13, 2017

JUNOs 2017 Video: Sarah McLachlan

Canadian music icon discusses her songwriting process

April 11, 2017

SOCAN celebrates spring, and members’ chart success

Third annual SOCAN Montréal Spring Party a big hit again

April 11, 2017

Call for nominations for SOCAN Publisher of the Year Award

To be presented at next SOCAN Awards in Toronto, June 2017

April 11, 2017

SOCAN recognizes Mother Mother with No. 1 Song Award

For “The Drugs” topping Nielsen BDS Modern Rock chart

April 10, 2017

JUNOs 2017 Video Interview: A Tribe Called Red (Part 1)

Members discuss album production that earned them JUNO win

April 7, 2017

Brian “Sweetwesty” West earns SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for Arkells’ “Private School”

Co-write with band tops Nielsen BDS Modern Rock Chart

April 7, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore: eight SOCAN members nominated at the Gala Québec Cinéma

Winners for Best Original Score to be announced June 1, 2017

April 6, 2017

JUNOs 2017 Video Interviews: Tanika Charles

Talks about her breakthrough year, songwriting, SOCAN

April 6, 2017

SOCAN celebrates A Tribe Called Red with No. 1 Song Award

For “R.E.D.” peaking on the MuchMusic Countdown

April 6, 2017

JUNOs 2017 Video Interview: Kaytranada (Part 2)

Talks about recording 99.9%, his videos, songwriting, future collaborations

April 6, 2017

JUNOs 2017 Video Interviews: Karl Wolf

Talks about previous JUNO noms, current collaborations, SOCAN

April 5, 2017

JUNOs 2017 Video Interviews: Kaytranada (Part 1)

Discusses JUNO win, Polaris Prize, songwriting, SOCAN, working with Mary J. Blige

April 5, 2017

SOCAN honours Billy Talent with No. 1 Song Award

For “Afraid of Heights” topping Nielsen BDS Album Rock chart

April 5, 2017

JUNOs 2017 Video: Alessia Cara discusses songwriting for her next album

Working alone, on guitar, all hours

April 4, 2017

SOCAN is everywhere at 2017 JUNO Awards

Members Gord Downie, Sarah McLachlan, the late Leonard Cohen among the honoured

April 3, 2017

Jack Richardson London Music Awards expands to a full week

Featuring Bob Ezrin, John Acquaviva, SOCAN workshop

March 30, 2017

2017 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Graham Walsh of Holy F__k

Discusses current climate for electronic music, continuing recognition, songwriting

March 30, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Matthew Schellenberg

Discusses his work on Love Sick, nominated song “Draw Blood,” SOCAN No. 1 Song Award, what’s next

March 28, 2017

Participate in finalist selection for 2017 Gémeaux Awards

Pick jury who'll select best #ComposersWhoScore of the year!

March 27, 2017

2017 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Heather Bambrick

Discusses her nomination, songwriting, favourite singers

March 27, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Michael White

Discusses his work on HEVN (Revenge), his collaborations, his niche in film composing

March 24, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Jeff Toyne

Discusses his work on Love Under the Stars, J.K. Rowling TV bio doc, learning at Sundance Lab

March 22, 2017

SOCAN wins 2017 Softech INTL Award for Best Creative Professional Advocacy

Once again leading the global transformation of music rights

March 22, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Geoff Bennet & André Hirz

Discuss their work on Moose, Max & Ruby, and their first soundtrack album

March 21, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Peter Chapman (a.k.a. Coins)

Discusses his work on nominated Wynonna Earp, on Daft Science, and what’s next

March 20, 2017

Patrice Michaud earns SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for “Kamikaze”

His song has reigned on the BDS chart since Jan. 17, 2017

March 17, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Steve London

Discusses his work on nominated Born to Be Blue, studying with icons, what’s next

March 17, 2017

CSAs 2017 #ComposersWhoScore Video Interviews: Rob Carli

Discusses the TV scoring work that earned two nominations, one win

March 16, 2017

2017 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Coleman Hell

Discusses his nomination, touring, songwriting

March 14, 2017

SOCAN reception celebrates 2017 Canadian Screen Awards music category nominees

Attending #ComposersWhoScore include early gala winners Robert Carli, Steve London

March 13, 2017

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to CSA 2017 nominee Matthew Schellenberg

For co-write with Begonia, “Juniper,” topping CBC Radio 2 Top 20

March 13, 2017

SOCAN members nominated in 2017 CSAs for Best Original Song in a Film

Milk & Bone, Matthew Schellenberg, David Braid

March 10, 2017

Matt Epp earns SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for "The Sound" (feat. Faouzia)

Peaked on CBC Radio 2 Top 20 Chart

March 10, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore Profiles: CSA 2017 SOCAN member nominees for Best Original Score for a TV Series

Schaun Tozer, Peter Chapman, Trevor Yuile, Amin Bhatia, Ari Posner, Nicolas Maranda

March 9, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore Profiles: CSA 2017 SOCAN member nominees for Best Original Music Score for a TV Program

Jeff Toyne, Robert Carli, Lawrence Shragge, James Gelfand, Louise Tremblay

March 9, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore Profiles: CSA 2017 SOCAN member nominees for Best Original Music for a Non-Fiction TV Program or Series

Lesley Barber, John Welsman, Geoff Bennett, Andre Hirz, Mary Margaret O’Hara, Mark Korven

March 8, 2017

#ComposersWhoScore Profiles: CSA 2017 SOCAN member nominees for Best Original Score in a Film

Taymaz Saba, Jesse Zubot, Alain Mayrand, Michael White, Todor Kobakov, Steve London, David Braid

March 7, 2017

2017 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Barbra Lica

Discusses her co-writing process, favourite vocalists, expanding her jazz palette

March 6, 2017

The Weeknd’s “Starboy” earns Daheala a SOCAN No. 1 Song Award

Co-writer of huge hit song receives his honour in L.A.

February 27, 2017

Cristobal Tapia De Veer wins a FIPA d’Or award

SOCAN members showcase at Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels

February 24, 2017

2017 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Whitehorse

Discuss blues category nomination, overdubbing, writing process

February 23, 2017

Apply now for 2017 Yamaha Keys to the JUNOs Songwriting Contest

Winners to receive Yamaha gear, 2017 JUNOs tickets

February 23, 2017

Video: Captivating SOCAN Songwriter’s Circle at RIDEAU Conference

Alexandre Désilets wins SOCAN Jury Prize

February 21, 2017

2017 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Doug Oliver of Cold Creek County

Discusses nomination, breakthrough year, writing a single in SOCAN office

February 17, 2017

2017 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Harrison

Discusses nomination, songwriting process, singing a record deal, more

February 14, 2017

Drake wins two 2017 Grammy Awards, his co-writer Nineteen85 wins one

The Weeknd performs, Céline Dion presents, other SOCAN members involved in Grammy-winning albums

February 13, 2017

Boi-1da, Kaytranada, Donovan Woods, Caveboy perform at 2017 “Canada @ The Grammys” party, co-presented by SOCAN

SOCAN members, Grammy nominees, key industry players connect, celebrate

February 10, 2017

2017 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Donovan Woods

Discusses songwriter nomination, writing process

February 10, 2017

Drake, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes lead 2017 JUNO Award nominations with five each

Alessia Cara, the late Leonard Cohen earn four apiece

February 8, 2017

JUNOs 2016 Video Interview: Kardinal Offishall

Discusses Kardi Gras Vol. 1, songwriting for the ages

February 3, 2017

Classified, Ria Mae, Repartee lead 2017 ECMA nominations

Other multiple nominees include Caroline Savoie, Les Hôtesses d'Hilaire, The Motorleague, Ben Caplan, Erin Costelo, Paper Lions

February 2, 2017

Submissions open for SOCAN Song House at 2017 ECMAs: Festival and Conference

Workshop targets Atlantic Canadian songwriters

February 2, 2017

Québec City’s AUTOMAT earn two SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards

“Mémoire,” “Mea Culpa” both top Correspondants chart in Québec

January 27, 2017

Angel Forrest & Denis Coulombe win SOCAN-sponsored Maple Blues 2017 Songwriter Award

Forrest takes home two other awards, for Female Vocalist and Recording/Producer

January 27, 2017

Sam Roberts earns SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards for “Fiend,” “If You Want It"

Both peaked on CBC Radio 2 Top 20 Chart

January 23, 2017

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Awards to July Talk members, Thomas D’Arcy

For “Push + Pull," “Picturing Love”; both topped Nielsen BDS Modern Rock Chart

January 20, 2017

Video Interview: renowned singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie

Discusses how she's a natural songwriter

January 20, 2017

Nominees announced for 2017 Trille Or Awards

Medhi Cayenne leads with 12 noms; Anique Granger gets nine

January 19, 2017

Submissions open for 2017 CBC Music Searchlight Contest

Competition shines light on Canada’s best new musical artist

January 19, 2017

Twenty-seven SOCAN members nominated for 2017 Canadian Screen Awards

March 12 gala to be broadcast live on CBC

January 18, 2017

SOCAN honours Hedley co-writers with two No. 1 Song Awards

For chart-topping hits “Hello” and “Lose Control”

January 16, 2017

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to Ryan Guldemond of Mother Mother

For co-writing Hannah Georgas’ “Don’t Go,” which topped CBC Radio 2 Top 20

January 13, 2017

SOCAN members nominated for 2017 International Folk Music Awards

Tanya Tagaq, The Once, Irish Mythen, Kaia Kater, Ten Strings and a Goat Skin

January 12, 2017

“C’est la vie” earns Bobby Bazini a SOCAN No. 1 Song Award

He received his honour on-air at Montréal’s CHOM-FM

January 11, 2017

SOCAN presents two No. 1 Song Awards to Kobalt

For “Locked Away” and “Dark Horse” topping Billboard charts

December 21, 2016

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to Joel Plaskett

For “Credits Roll” topping CBC Radio 2 Top 20

December 21, 2016

SOCAN celebrates with first annual Holiday Beach Party in L.A.

Presents No. 1 Song Awards to Simon Wilcox, Henry "Cirkut" Walter, Shawn Hook, Alessia Cara co-writer, Hedley co-writers

December 20, 2016

“Polaroid” earns Alex Nevsky and Editorial Avenue a SOCAN No. 1 Song Award

Co-writer, publisher awarded at Bell Centre in Montréal

December 19, 2016

Drake leads SOCAN member 2017 Grammy Award nominations with eight

Other nominees include Paul “Nineteen85” Jefferies, Boi-1da, Noah “40” Shebib, Tory Lanez, Bob Moses

December 19, 2016

Watch Corey Hart, Brett Kissel celebrated at 2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame gala

To be televised Dec. 19, 2016; Nelly Furtado also in broadcast

December 16, 2016

Cowboy Junkies singer Margo Timmins appointed to Order of Ontario

For influence on contemporary music in Canada, the world

December 16, 2016

SOCAN honours The Weeknd with No. 1 Song Award for “Starboy”

Worldwide hit earns 17 million streams in opening weekend alone

December 15, 2016

Belly earns SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for “Might Not”

Song co-written with The Weeknd tops MuchMusic Countdown

December 15, 2016

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to Hannah Georgas for “Don’t Go”

With reps from almost all branches of her team in attendance

December 8, 2016

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Awards to Universal Music Publishing Canada

For hits by Shawn Mendes, Hedley, Hannah Georgas, Carly Rae Jepsen, Tory Lanez

December 7, 2016

SOCAN honours Wintersleep with No. 1 Song Award for “Amerika”

To band-member songwriters Loel Campbell, Tim D’Eon, Paul Murphy

December 5, 2016

Classified, James Mullan each collect two SOCAN honours for co-writing Ria Mae’s “Clothes Off”

No. 1 Song Award, and Anglophone Song Award from 2016 Montréal Gala

December 2, 2016

Submit now for 2017 edition of JUNOfest

Signature event of JUNO Week

December 2, 2016

Shaun Frank recognized with SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for “Closer"

Song tops six charts, including 12-week No. 1 run on Billboard Hot 100

December 1, 2016

GAMIQ 2016: Celebrating SOCAN members on Québec indie scene

Safia Nolin, Dead Obies, Les Goules and Crabe win big

November 29, 2016

Alessia Cara receives four SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards

For “Here,” “Outlaws,” “Wild Things,” “Scars to Your Beautiful”

November 29, 2016

SOCAN presents No. 1 Awards to music publishers

During meetings/receptions celebrating their success

November 24, 2016

SOCAN honours Dylan Menzie with No. 1 Song Award

In recognition of “Kenya” topping CBC Radio 2 Top 20

November 22, 2016

Gala Country: Gabrielle Goulet and John Nathaniel win SOCAN Song of the Year Award

Yoan wins three honours, Laurie Leblanc named Songwriter of the Year

November 21, 2016

SOCAN members Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd, Drake win at 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards

Justin Bieber also wins big

November 9, 2016

Ria Mae earns five honurs, including SOCAN Songwriter of the Year, at 2016 Music Nova Scotia Awards

Classified wins three, Ben Caplan receives two

November 8, 2016

SOCAN presents Ruth B with No. 1 Song Award for “Lost Boy”

International hit song tops MuchMusic Chart

November 7, 2016

Video: Les sœurs Boulay, Safia Nolin, 2Frères win 2016 ADISQ Awards

Interviews with SOCAN member winners after gala ceremonies

November 1, 2016

Corb Lund wins 2016 SESAC Award in Nashville

Americana honour for "Things That Can’t Be Undone"

November 1, 2016

Video: Jean Leloup wins two ADISQ Awards, Fred Fortin named Songwriter of the Year

2Frères win ADISQ Pop Album of the Year, Group or Duo of the Year

October 31, 2016

2016 ADISQ Awards present opening salvo of Félix trophies

A rewarding gathering of music ecosystem players collects 44 honours

October 28, 2016

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to Begonia

For “Juniper” topping CBC Radio 2 Top 20

October 27, 2016

SOCAN achieves 2016 Music Ally Digital Music Award for Innovation in Publishing

For fuelling its transformation into full-service MRO

October 27, 2016

SOCAN honours Donovan Woods with No. 1 Song Award

For “What Kind of Love is That?” topping CBC Radio 2 Top 20

October 26, 2016

SOCAN member Drake earns record-breaking 13 nominations for 2016 American Music Awards

The Weeknd, Alessia Cara, Shawn Mendes also recognized

October 11, 2016

Manitoban Mamadou wins SOCAN Prize at Chant’Ouest for his song “Gorée”

Yukon’s Sophie Villeneuve wins People’s Choice Award

October 11, 2016

Submit now for 2017 JUNO Awards

Deadline for most categories: Nov. 11, 2016

September 30, 2016

Video: Highlights from 2016 Montréal SOCAN Awards Gala

Event held Sept. 12, 2016, at Métropolis

September 16, 2016

SOCAN Montréal Awards Gala honours 80 music creators, publishers

Including Cœur de Pirate, Grimes, Stéphane Venne, Ariane Moffatt, Alain Chartrand, Richard Séguin, Éric Lapointe, Les Colocs

September 13, 2016

Dean Brody wins Songwriter, Single, Video of the Year at 2016 Country Music Awards

Also earns SOCAN No. 1 Song Award, and SOCAN once again sponsors Country Music WeekSongwriters’ Series

September 12, 2016

SOCAN Montréal Awards 2016 to celebrate music creators, publishers

Grimes, Cœur de Pirate, Stéphane Venne, Ariane Moffatt, Alain Chartrand, Richard Séguin, Éric Lapointe, Les Colocs to be honoured

August 30, 2016

Video: 2016 FICG crowns Samuele; Lydia Képinski wins the SOCAN Award

SOCAN sponsors the event again this year

August 29, 2016

SOCAN Foundation announces 24 Young Composers, Young Audio Visual Composers Award winners

Awards a total of $51,000 to prize winners

August 24, 2016

Corey Hart to be celebrated at 2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame gala

Brett Kissel to receive 2016 Allan Slaight Honour

August 24, 2016

Ayaz Virani wins $25,000 Canada’s Walk of Fame Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize

Young singer-songwriter attains honour sponsored by RBC

August 16, 2016

Video Interview: Multiple JUNO, SOCAN, Latin Grammy winner Alex Cuba

Discusses songwriting process, co-writing, documentary film project

August 15, 2016

SOCAN celebrates our 2016 Songwriting Prize winners Fast Romantics

$10,000, Godin guitar, Yamaha keyboard, Long & McQuade gift certificate, for winning song “Julia”

August 11, 2016

Dinuk Wijeratne collects 2016 Jan V. Matejcek SOCAN Award

Presented for new classical music

August 10, 2016

Call for nominations for Francophone SOCAN Publisher of the Year Award

To be presented at next Gala de la SOCAN in Montréal in September

July 25, 2016

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to Tory Lanez

For “Say It” topping Billboard Mainstream Hip Hop/R&B chart

July 25, 2016

Belly wins first-ever SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award, three others

DaHeala simultaneously presented with Pop/Rock Music Award

July 21, 2016

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award for "Together We Are One"

Serena Ryder hit created by co-writers at S.A.C. “Songworks Pro” Camp

July 20, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: Presenter Alan Frew

On working after his stroke, songwriting solo vs. co-writing, and more

July 19, 2016

Charles-Antoine Gosselin wins second SOCAN Award at Festival en chanson de Petite-Vallée

SOCAN sponsors many workshops during 34th edition of song festival

July 15, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: SOCAN Classics Award double-winner Brad Roberts

Former Crash Test Dummies forntman discusses writing winning songs “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” and “Afternoons & Coffeespoons”

July 14, 2016

SOCAN members dominate 2016 Polaris Music Prize Short List

Our congratulations to the nominees!

July 14, 2016

Nominees announced for 2016 CCMA Awards

Brett Kissell, Dean Brody lead with five nominations each

July 14, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: Urban Music Award winner Eestbound

Co-writer of Travi$ Scott’s “Antidote” on the song, what he’s working on now, what’s next

July 13, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: Folk/Roots Music Award winner Amelia Curran

On her Massey Hall debut, her strong year, dramatic writing, and her mental health advocacy work

July 12, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: Hagood Hardy Award winner, jazz pianist/composer Robi Botos

On becoming Oscar Peterson’s protégé, his award-winning year, his Roma musical roots

July 11, 2016

Fast Romantics’ “Julia” Wins SOCAN Songwriting Prize

Eleventh annual competition draws record votes to decide winners in English and French

July 11, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: Hawaii Five-O composer Keith Power

Winner of SOCAN International TV Series Music Award

July 8, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: “Jackpot” winner, singer-songwriter Jocelyn Alice

Pop/Rock Award-winning song co-written with Hello Moth

July 7, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: co-writers/co-producers of Award-winning Alessia Cara song “Here”

Kuya Productions’ Sammy and Bobby Gerongco, Terence Lam

July 6, 2016

SOCAN celebrates in L.A. with third annual Family & Friends Canada Day party

Presents Stephan Moccio, Clinton Shorter with SOCAN Awards

July 5, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: Pop/Rock winner Francesco Yates

On winning song “Better to be Loved,” touring with Hedley, more

July 5, 2016

SOCAN member Gregory Charles appointed as Officer of Order of Canada

Five other SOCAN members among 113 new appointments

July 4, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: The Weeknd co-writer/co-producer Illangelo

Wins Pop/Rock, International Awards for “The Hills

July 4, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: co-writers of Award-winning songs “Summertime,” “Bungalow”

Trevor Guthrie, Simon Wilcox, Mike Wise, Thomas "Tawgs" Salter

June 30, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: Country Award winners Jason Blaine, Deric Ruttan

On co-writing Blaine’s hit song “Country Side”

June 29, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: Performers Lennon and Maisy

Nashville TV show stars on pop versus country, co-writing songs with Max Martin, their upcoming album, more

June 28, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: Pop/Rock Award winner Shawn Hook

On the honour, his songwriting career, co-writing versus solo, and more

June 27, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 Video Interview: National Achievement Award winner Johnny Reid

On the honour, his family, his 2016 tour, JJ Shiplett, Red Tartan wine

June 23, 2016

Video Playlist: SOCAN Awards 2016 winners say “Thank You”

Johnny Reid, Francesco Yates, Jason Blaine, Wondagurl, more

June 23, 2016

Apply now for second annual Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class

Deadline for artist development program: June 30, 2016

June 23, 2016

SOCAN Awards 2016 celebrate great Canadian songwriters, composers, film scorers, music publishers

The Weeknd, Alessia Cara, Johnny Reid among the honoured

June 21, 2016

Safia Nolin wins the 2016 Prix Félix-Leclerc

Receives $2,500 cash prize from SOCAN

June 16, 2016

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to Marc Dupré, Nelson Minville during TV show Sucré Salé

SOCAN meets with songwriters of “La moitié de tes secrets” at Montréal’s Bell Centre

June 15, 2016

“The Hockey Theme” to be honoured at SOCAN Night in Canada

Annual SOCAN Awards in Toronto June 20th celebrate music creation and publishing

June 13, 2016

Submit now for 15th annual Independent Music Awards

SOCAN members get one free song submission

June 7, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: Whitehorse

Duo discusses its songwriting process, SOCAN

June 1, 2016

SOCAN hosts 2016 Family & Friends Bash for Nashville’s songwriting community

Presents No. 1 Song Awards to Brad Rempel, Steven Lee Olsen

May 24, 2016

La Famille Ouellette wins 20th annual Francouvertes

Band awarded $10,000 cash and many other prizes

May 10, 2016

Register Now for 2016 CMAO “Spring Tune Up” Conference

SOCAN co-sponsors conference, sponsors songwriting award

May 6, 2016

SOCAN celebrates spring – and its members’ chart success

SOCAN Montréal seasonal party a major hit

May 5, 2016

Michael Bublé, Susan Aglukark honoured with 2016 Governor General's Awards

Renowned SOCAN members among seven honourees

April 28, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: Kalle Mattson

On songwriting, career changes, what's next, and SOCAN

April 25, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: Tom Wilson

On his 14th JUNO nomination, "losing" to Buffy Sainte-Marie, and SOCAN

April 21, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: Coleman Hell

Discusses touring, songwriting, and SOCAN

April 20, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: Paul Brandt

Discusses hosting the JUNO Songwriters Circle, playing the JUNO broadcast, songwriting, and SOCAN

April 19, 2016

Hey Rosetta! wins four awards at 2016 ECMAs

SOCAN Song House a highlight of ECMW 2016

April 19, 2016

Francouvertes 2016: Fudge frontman David Bujold wins SOCAN Prize

His song “Ju” earns $1,000 cash award

April 15, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: Walk Off the Earth

Discuss songwriting, SOCAN

April 14, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: Alan Doyle

Discusses post-Great Big Sea songwriting, production, SOCAN

April 12, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: Scott Helman

Talks about playing the JUNO broadcast, Alessia Cara, songwriting

April 12, 2016

East Coast Music Week receives SOCAN Licensed to Play designation

First Eastern Canadian festival to license all venues

April 12, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: Kardinal Offishall

Legendary rapper on self-designed jacket and cap (in-depth interview on his music still to come)

April 11, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: SonReal

Nominated rapper on JUNO Gala performance, Vancouver, songwriting, SOCAN

April 8, 2016

JUNOs 2016 Video Interviews: Burton Cummings

Legendary figure discusses importance of songwriting, SOCAN

April 8, 2016

Ria Mae earns SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for "Clothes Off"

For peaking on CBC Radio 2 Top 20 chart

April 8, 2016

Video Interviews: Josh Ramsay of Marianas Trench, Part 4 of 4

On songwriting as a vehicle for big, intense emotions

April 8, 2016

Strumbellas earn SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for "Spirits"

For peaking on CBC Radio 2 Top 20 chart

April 7, 2016

Video: SOCAN JUNO 2016 video interviews on the way

Stay tuned for videos featuring dozens of SOCAN members

April 6, 2016

Video Interviews: Josh Ramsay of Marianas Trench, Part 3 of 4

On co-writing: "Call Me Maybe," Chad Kroeger, and more

April 6, 2016

SOCAN achieves greatest-ever presence at 2016 JUNO Awards

The Weeknd wins big

April 5, 2016

Half Moon Run earns a SOCAN No. 1 Song Award

Montréal-based band tops charts with “Turn Your Love”

March 31, 2016

Video Interviews: Josh Ramsay of Marianas Trench, Part 2 of 4

On songwriting for the band, for others, and writing "Here's to the Zeros"

March 30, 2016

SOCAN presents two No. 1 Song Awards to Metric’s Emily Haines, Jimmy Shaw

For “The Shade,” “Lie Lie Lie” both topping CBC Radio 2 Top 20 chart

March 24, 2016

Apply now for Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra’s Young Composers Competition

$3,500 in cash prizes to be awarded

March 24, 2016

Karim Ouellet receives fifth SOCAN No. 1 Song Award during La Voix

SOCAN member honoured for “Karim & le Loup”

March 23, 2016

Video Interview: 2016 Canadian Screen Award nominee Rob Carli

Discusses work on Murdoch Mysteries, Wynona Earp, support from SOCAN

March 23, 2016

Gala du cinéma Québécois 2016: Martin Léon wins, François Dompierre honoured

Léon walks away with Best Original Music for Guibord s’en va-t-en guerre

March 21, 2016

Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd, Coleman Hell lead nominations for 2016 CRMAs

Nominees Hell, Ria Mae, Scott Helman perform at awards show

March 18, 2016

Video Interview: 2016 Canadian Screen Award nominee Amin Bhatia

On his nominated score, working with Ari Posner, support from SOCAN

March 17, 2016

Submit now for Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize

More than $100,000 in cash and prizes to be won

March 17, 2016

Video: SOCAN talks to 2016 Canadian Screen Award winner Darren Fung

On his winning score, its theatrical adaptation, support from SOCAN

March 15, 2016

SOCAN presents two 2015 Pop/Rock Awards to Hedley’s Jacob Hoggard

Honoured for “Heaven in Our Headlights,” “Crazy for You”

March 15, 2016

SOCAN reception celebrates 2016 Canadian Screen Awards music category nominees

Including early gala winner Darren Fung

March 14, 2016

JUNO Week steps ahead to become Licensed to Play with SOCAN

SOCAN and CARAS call on businesses that use music to support its creators through fair licensing

March 10, 2016

CARAS announces lineup for JUNO Song Circle, co-sponsored by SOCAN

Paul Brandt, Alan Doyle, Alex Cuba, Autumn Hill, Matthew Good, Old Man Luedecke, Ria Mae

March 8, 2016

Raffy honoured with SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for “La dérive”

Receive their plaques onstage during a show

March 1, 2016

Samito wins SOCAN Award at 2016 Bourse RIDEAU

Will be featured in SOCAN showcase during Francofolies de Montréal

February 23, 2016

2016 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: DRU

Discusses his nomination, songwriting, more

February 23, 2016

MAGIC!, DVBBS honoured at SOCAN 2016 pre-Grammy reception

Nominees, key players, music industry reps network

February 19, 2016

2016 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Tara Kannangara

Discusses her nominated album, songwriting, more

February 19, 2016

SOCAN member The Weeknd wins two 2016 Grammy Awards, performs on broadcast

Joni Mitchell album also wins, for best album notes

February 16, 2016

2016 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Kalle Mattson

Discusses his nominated “Avalanche” video, others

February 11, 2016

SOCAN gets involved more than ever to celebrate Francouvertes 20th Anniversary

Event announces 21 artists selected for competition

February 10, 2016

2016 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: The Sheepdogs

Ewan Currie, Ryan Gullen on their nomination, songwriting, touring

February 9, 2016

Simon Martin wins Composer of the Year at Opus Awards Gala

Many other SOCAN members awarded during event

February 9, 2016

2016 JUNO Award Nominee Video Interviews: Double nominee Scott Helman

Rising singer-songwriter on his nomination, co-writing, and confidence

February 5, 2016

The Weeknd leads nominations for 2016 JUNO Awards

Including Songwriter of the Year, presented by SOCAN

February 3, 2016

Contact ontarois: Pandaléon gets rewarded, SOCAN gets involved

Band receives four awards

February 2, 2016

Burton Cummings to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Induction will take place during 2016 JUNO Awards

January 28, 2016

Hey Rosetta!, Jenn Grant, Amelia Curran, Fortunate Ones lead 2016 ECMA nominations

Other multiple nominees include Mo Kenney, Ryan Hemsworth

January 27, 2016

Nine SOCAN members nominated for 2016 Jutra Awards

Winner/s for Best Original Music to be announced March 20th

January 26, 2016

Alexe Gaudreault awarded SOCAN No. 1 Song Award on-air during Belle et Bum taping

Co-writers and publisher of “Placebo” also rewarded

January 25, 2016

Video: 21 SOCAN members nominated for 2016 Canadian Screen Awards

March 13 gala to be broadcast live on CBC

January 20, 2016

The Weeknd nominated for a 2016 Academy Award

Composers Ilan Eshkeri, Steve London score Oscar-nominated movies

January 15, 2016

Paul Brandt to host 2016 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle

“The jewel of JUNO Week” co-presented by SOCAN

January 12, 2016

Submissions open for SOCAN Song House at ECMW 2016

Workshop targets Atlantic Canadian songwriters

January 11, 2016

Kiesza collects two 2015 SOCAN Awards for “Hideaway”

Honoured in International Song and Dance Music categories

January 7, 2016

Apply now for Yamaha Keys to the JUNOs Songwriting Contest

Winners to receive Yamaha gear, 2016 JUNOs tickets

January 5, 2016

SOCAN members The Weeknd, Drake, DaHeala, Boi-1da, Stephan Moccio earn multiple nominations for 2016 Grammy Awards

Nominees also include Alex Cuba, Joni Mitchell

January 4, 2016

Video: Highlights from the 2015 SOCAN Awards Gala in Montréal

Held Oct. 5, 2015, at Métropolis

December 14, 2015

SOCAN presents No. 1 Awards to music publishers

During meetings/receptions celebrating their success

December 10, 2015

SOCAN presents two No. 1 Song Awards to Scott Helman

For “Bungalow” and “That Sweater” topping CBC Radio 2 chart

December 8, 2015

Video: 10th annual GAMIQ: Induction, homage and winners

Celebrating SOCAN members on Québec indie music scene

November 30, 2015

2015 PEAK Performance Project winners awarded more than $450,000

Bed of Stars, Leeroy Stagger each win grand prizes in B.C., Alberta

November 26, 2015

Video interview: 2015 Canada’s Walk of Fame presenter Molly Johnson

On inductee Lawrence Hill, songwriting, her Canadian music playlist

November 25, 2015

Video interview: 2015 Canada’s Walk of Fame inductee Lawerence Hill

Author of The Book of Negroes on his appreciation of Bruce Cockburn

November 24, 2015

2Frères, publishers, songwriter Steve Marin awarded SOCAN No. 1 Song Award

For “Nous autres,” which topped BDS Chart for seven weeks

November 24, 2015

Video: SOCAN interviews 2015 Canada’s Walk of Fame performer Johnny Reid

Singer talks about songwriting for new album, discovering new protegé

November 17, 2015

Video: SOCAN interviews 2015 Canada’s Walk of Fame inductee Michael Bublé

Superstar crooner talks about his growth as a songwriter

November 16, 2015

Video Interviews: Philippe Brach, Galaxie at the 2015 ADISQ Gala

Chatting backstage with Discovery, Band of the Year

November 12, 2015

Video: SOCAN interviews 2015 Canada’s Walk of Fame award winner Shawn Mendes

Teen sensation talks briefly about his songwriting

November 12, 2015

Ria Mae wins SOCAN Songwriter honours at Music Nova Scotia Awards

Mo Kenney wins four trophies, including Recording of the Year

November 12, 2015

The Weeknd receives six SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards

Songs topped the Billboard, MuchMusic charts

November 11, 2015

Michael Bublé, Shawn Mendes honoured at 2015 Canada's Walk of Fame gala

Bublé inducted, Mendes wins Allan Slaight Award

November 11, 2015

Video Interviews: Fred Pellerin, Marie-Pierre Arthur at 2015 ADISQ Gala

Sharing their impressions backstage at annual celebration of Québec music industry

November 10, 2015

Amelia Curran, Catherine McLellan win two awards each at 2015 CFMAs

Curran, Louis-Jean Cormier, Digging Roots win songwriting awards

November 10, 2015

Video Interviews: Jean Leloup, Ariane Moffatt win big at 2015 ADISQ gala

SOCAN members shine throughout celebratory evening

November 9, 2015

Video interview: Donald Tarlton, winner of the Special Achievement Award at the Montréal SOCAN Gala

Honoured for his contribution to growth of music industry in Québec, Canada

November 5, 2015

Video Interview: Pierre Létourneau, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Montréal SOCAN Gala

Saluting his exceptional, lifelong success

November 4, 2015

SOCAN holds well-received Family & Friends Night in Vancouver

“Making it Work” panel strikes a chord with members

November 2, 2015

SOCAN presents two No. 1 Song Awards to Fortunate Ones

For “The Bliss” and “Lay Me Down” topping CBC Radio 2 chart

November 2, 2015

Video Interview: Alex Nevsky, winner of SOCAN’s Songwriter of the Year Award

Also wins two SOCAN Popular Song Awards at Montréal Gala

November 2, 2015

ADISQ presents 43 Felix Awards, including two each for Jean Leloup, Pierre Lapointe

SOCAN co-hosts reception between two ADISQ Galas

October 28, 2015

Brownlee, Merrett, Glover win SOCAN Songwriter Award at 2015 BCCMAs

Dallas Smith wins six honours

October 28, 2015

Video Interview: Gilles Vigneault, first-ever winner of SOCAN’s Cultural Impact Award

Legend explains how his iconic song “Gens du pays” came to be, among other things

October 27, 2015

Video Interview: Milk & Bone, winners of SOCAN Breakout Award at Montréal gala

Duo shares digital marketing strategy, among other things

October 26, 2015

Video Interview: Five-time SOCAN Classics Award winner Kevin Parent

From his Pigeon d’argile album days to his future projects

October 22, 2015

SOCAN Session: We present our first-ever film score No. 1 Award to Andrew Lockington for San Andreas

Movie tops North American box office, reaches 250 million people

October 19, 2015

SOCAN presents Coeur de pirate with No. 1 Song Award on TV

In front of more than a million viewers

October 13, 2015

SOCAN Awards presented to Shawn Mendes, Classified

In Breakout, Urban Music categories, respectively

October 8, 2015

26th SOCAN Montréal Awards Gala celebrates music creators, publishers

Gilles Vigneault, Arcade Fire, Alex Nevsky, Donald Tarlton, Pierre Létourneau among those honoured

October 6, 2015

Alex Cuba nominated for 2015 Latin Grammy Award

Earns recognition for Best Singer-Songwriter Album

September 29, 2015

Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida inducted into Order of Canada

Alexander Pauk, Gary Slaight, Suzie LeBlanc also recognized

September 24, 2015

Fourteen artists awarded a total $120 000 in cash prizes by the Fondation SPACQ

Ten $10,000 and four $5,000 grants presented to lyricists, composers, singers, cultural figures

September 24, 2015

Leloup, Cormier, Moffatt lead noms for 2015 ADISQ Awards

Finalists in Song of the Year category also announced

September 23, 2015

SOCAN presents No.1 Song Awards to Thomson, Brody, Rempel, Whitehorse, Ruttan

Presentations in September 2015 at SOCAN's Ke-nekt Song Camp, CCMAs, SOCAN Nashville Bash

September 23, 2015

Buffy Sainte-Marie wins $50,000 Polaris Music Prize 2015

For the album Power in the Blood

September 22, 2015

Dan Mangan & Blacksmith wins SOCAN songwriter award at BreakOut West WCMAs

Tanya Tagaq wins three awards, The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer win two

September 22, 2015

SOCAN hosts lunch for 2015 Gémeaux-nominated members, winners of 2015 SOCAN Foundation Young Composers Awards

Foundation also awards cash prizes to attending winners

September 21, 2015

SOCAN members awarded in 2015 Unsigned Only song competition

Patrick Lehman receives top prize in Adult Contemporary category

September 17, 2015

Pharis and Jason Romero lead nominations for 2015 CFMAs

SOCAN sponsors English, Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year Awards

September 16, 2015

SOCAN member acts Derrival, Fortunate Ones, Slow Leaves win entry to inaugural Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class

Prize includes artist development, $10,000 MuchFACT Award, trip to 2016 JUNO Awards

September 15, 2015

Gilles Vigneault to be honoured at 2015 SOCAN Gala in Montreal

Will receive first-ever Cultural Impact Award for “Gens du pays”

September 15, 2015

Big winner Gord Bamford earns SOCAN songwriter Award, two others at 2015 CCMAs

SOCAN sponsors CCMA Songwriters’ Series

September 15, 2015

Video: SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to Fito Blanko for use of “Meneo” in Furious 7

Movie tops North American box office in April 2015

September 3, 2015

Video: Caroline Savoie wins grand prize at 2015 Granby International Song Festival

Dieppe, N.-B., songwriter also won SOCAN Prize during semi-finals

September 2, 2015

Throwback Thursday Video: Geddy Lee of Rush at 2015 JUNO Awards

Discusses songwriting, his favourite Rush album

August 27, 2015

Caroline Savoie wins Prix SOCAN at 2015 Granby International Song Festival

The Dieppe, NB, singer-songwriter wins $1,000 cash prize, moves on to finals

August 24, 2015

SOCAN members get 10% discount on registration for BreakOut West 2015

SOCAN sponsors entire event, and songwriter award at WCMAs 2015

August 20, 2015

Video: SOCAN Session with Dear Rouge

SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2015 winners visit our office, play winning song

August 19, 2015

Cindy Roy wins SOCAN Prize at 47th Caraquet Song Awards

New Brunswick-based songwriter receives $1,000 cash prize

August 11, 2015

Highlights of 2015 SOCAN Awards

Dallas Green, MAGIC!, Randy Bachman, more

August 10, 2015

SOCAN salutes members’ chart success during opening party at 2015 Osheaga MEG Pro

Ariane Moffatt, Laurence Lafond-Beaulne receive SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards

August 4, 2015

Video Interview: 2015 SOCAN Licensed to Play Award winner Roderick Tate

On the importance of music to winning organization The Calgary Stampede

July 23, 2015

Video Interview: 2015 SOCAN International Acheivement Award winners MAGIC!

On the award, SOCAN, songwriting while touring, opening for Maroon 5

July 22, 2015

Video Interview: 2015 SOCAN Awards performer Cold Specks

On her SOCAN Songwriting Prize nomination, "doom soul" music, where the songs come from

July 21, 2015

Éric Charland wins SOCAN Award at 33rd Petite-Vallée song fest

SOCAN sponsors many workshops during event

July 20, 2015

Prix de la chanson SOCAN: Antoine Corriveau awarded his prizes at FEQ

Including a $10,000 cash award for his work as a singer-songwriter

July 16, 2015

SOCAN members dominate 2015 Polaris Music Prize Short List

Our congratulations to the nominees!

July 16, 2015

Nominees announced for 2015 CCMAs

Gord Bamford, Dean Brody lead with six nominations each

July 15, 2015

Video Interview: 2015 SOCAN Country Music Song Award winner Jason Blaine

On the award, writing his winning song, and "fishing" for songs

July 15, 2015

Video Interview: 2015 SOCAN Awards performer Francesco Yates

On success, working with Pharrell, where the songs come from

July 14, 2015

Video Interview: 2015 SOCAN “Domestic TV Music Award – Fiction” winner Rob Carli

On scoring Murdoch Mysteries, and its “steampunk” sound

July 8, 2015

SOCAN celebrates in L.A. with second annual Canada Day Family & Friends party

Holds first-ever L.A. town hall members’ meeting the day before

July 7, 2015

Video Interview: 2015 SOCAN Lifetime Acheivement Award winner Randy Bachman

On the award, his new album, songwriting, getting your songs heard

June 30, 2015

Video Interview: 2015 SOCAN National Acheivement Award winner Dallas Green

On his eclectic music, songwriting, working with P!NK, and more

June 29, 2015

26th SOCAN Awards celebrate great Canadian music creators

Randy Bachman, Dallas Green, MAGIC! among the honoured

June 23, 2015

15 SOCAN members nominated for 30th annual Gémeaux Awards

Technical and documentary gala set for Sept. 18, 2015

June 18, 2015

Ten SOCAN Songwriting Prize finalists announced for 2015

Fans to decide who wins $10,000 and a host of prizes

June 17, 2015

Salomé Leclerc wins the 2015 Prix Félix-Leclerc

This year, SOCAN presents $2,500 cash prize to the winner

June 16, 2015

Six SOCAN members win in 2015 LEO Awards

Cayne Mckenzie, Andrew Huculiak, Hal Beckett, James Danderfer, Grant Baldwin, Hoot Gibson

June 16, 2015

Embrace Change: SOCAN holds successful member meeting

About 200 people participate, at Montréal’s L’Astral

June 15, 2015

Randy Bachman, MAGIC!, Dallas Green to be honoured at 2015 SOCAN Awards

Born to be music creators

June 15, 2015

2015 Leo Award Nominee Profile: Dan Ross

Nominated for Best Musical Score in a Short Drama

June 11, 2015

2015 Leo Award Nominee Profile: Jeff Toyne

Nominated for Best Musical Score in an Animated Program or Series

June 9, 2015

2015 Leo Award Nominee Profile: Grant Baldwin

Nominated for Best Musical Score in a Documentary Program or Series

June 2, 2015

Video: SOCAN interviews JUNOs 2015 Award winners, nominees

Pierre Kwenders on his nomination, songwriting, influences, SOCAN

May 28, 2015

2015 Leo Award Nominee Profiles: Dan Mangan and Jesse Zubot

Nominated for Best Musical Score in a Motion Picture

May 27, 2015

Video: Leah Daniels wins Rising Star Award at CMAO Awards

Multiple CMAO winners include Small Town Pistols, Tim Hicks, Western Swing Authority

May 26, 2015

Shields, Harrison, win SOCAN-sponsored honours at 2015 AMPIA Awards

41st annual edition of “The Rosies”

May 26, 2015

Allan Hurd wins SOCAN Award at Tremplin de Dégelis

SOCAN reps on hand to present copyright workshop

May 22, 2015

Catherine MacLellan wins SOCAN songwriter award at May Run Music Festival

Also earns three other honours

May 20, 2015

SOCAN members shine at 2015 BMI, ASCAP awards in U.S.

Winners include Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Drake, Majid Jordan, MAGIC!, Stephan Moccio, Keith Power

May 19, 2015

Four new 2015-2016 Révélations Radio-Canada disocveries revealed

Including SOCAN member singer-songwriter Philippe Brach

May 19, 2015

Video: SOCAN interviews JUNOs 2015 Award winners, nominees

JUNO nominee Steve Strongman on his nomination, songwriting, and what's next

May 19, 2015

Video: 2015 Trille Or Awards – Pandaléon, Le R

SOCAN interviews some winners

May 15, 2015

Francouvertes 2015: Dylan Perron et Élixir de Gumbo win the competition

Charles-Antoine Gosselin and Émile Bilodeau come in second and third

May 14, 2015

Video: 2015 Trille Or Awards – Gabrielle Goulet, Stef Paquette, Willows

SOCAN interviews some of the winners

May 14, 2015

Video: SOCAN events highlight CMW 2015

SOCAN members Bryan Adams, MAGIC!, Cowboy Junkies honoured

May 14, 2015

Apply now for 2015 Folk Music Ontario competition, program, showcases

Deadline to submit is May 29, 2015

May 13, 2015

Twenty-seven SOCAN members nominated in 2015 musical LEO Awards

Honours celebrate excellence in B.C. film and TV

May 13, 2015

Video: Mehdi Hamdad garners three honours at 2015 Trille Or Awards Gala

Ceremony celebrates musical talent of francophone artists from Ontario and Western Canada

May 12, 2015

Salomé Leclerc earns 2015 Prix Rapsat-Lelièvre

Wins $5,000 cash prize, showcase at Francofolies de Spa, Belgium

May 7, 2015

Dan Mangan, Tanya Tagaq lead WCMA 2015 nominations with three each

SOCAN sponsors Songwriter of the Year Award

May 7, 2015

Maggie Szabo, Andrew Allen take Pop/Top 40 first prize in 2014 International Songwriting Competition

Other SOCAN member winners: Robyn Dell’Unto, Benjamin Rogers, The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer

May 5, 2015

Joanie Michaud wins Best Singer-Songwriter at Ma Première Place des Arts 2015

Also wins award for Song of the Year in songwriter category

April 30, 2015

Harrison, Shields, Wettstein lead nominations in music categories for 2015 AMPIA Awards

Forty-first annual edition of “The Rosies”

April 24, 2015

Charles-Antoine Gosselin wins SOCAN Song Award at Francouvertes 2015

His song “Il m’en aura fallu du temps” earns $1000 cash prize

April 17, 2015

Town Heroes win three awards at 2015 ECMAs

In-Flight Safety, Carleton Stone, The Once, Kim Harris, Hey Rosetta also among winners

April 10, 2015

Video: SOCAN interviews JUNOs 2015 Award nominee Sagot

He talks nomination, Canadian music market, SOCAN, future plans

April 8, 2015

Video: SOCAN interviews JUNOs 2015 Award winners, nominees

JUNO winners The Bros. Landreth talk songwriting, influences, advice for musical siblings

April 1, 2015

Help choose finalists for 2015 Gémeaux Awards

Pick the best audio-visual original scores of the year

March 27, 2015

Kiesza wins three 2015 JUNO awards

Arkells, Bahamas, MAGIC!, The Weeknd win two each

March 17, 2015

Rémy Nadeau-Aubin, Organ Mood win 2015 Jutra for Best Original Score

For their work on Tu dors Nicole

March 17, 2015

SOCAN-sponsored 2015 JUNO Songwriters Circle participants announced

Emmanuel Jal, Fred Penner, Ian Thornley, Jenn Grant, Lights, Matt Andersen, Ryan Guldemond, Jess Moskaluke

March 12, 2015

Video: SOCAN talks to nominees and winners in 2015 Canadian Screen Awards

Patric Caird on his nominated co-write, film composing challenges, and SOCAN

March 10, 2015

Video: SOCAN talks to nominees for 2015 JUNO Awards

Elizabeth Shepherd on her nomination, songwriting, and her pre-JUNO schedule

March 10, 2015

Video: SOCAN talks to JUNO 2015 nominee Bobby Bazini

On his nominations and his participation in songwriting circles in Nashville and L.A

March 6, 2015

Parmjit Sarai, Manjeet Ral co-write wins Best Original Song at Canadian Screen Awards

For “Dal Makhani”

March 2, 2015

Video: SOCAN/CMPA reception celebrates 2015 Canadian Screen Awards music category nominees

Including early gala winners Rob Carli, John Welsman

February 27, 2015

Three SOCAN members win Canadian Screen Awards for TV work

John Welsman, Robert Carli, Trevor Yuile

February 26, 2015

Raine Maida, Chantal Kreviazuk honoured at SOCAN-sponsored Canadian pre-Grammy night

Meanwhile, #TeamTO takes home pre-Grammy Beat Battle title

February 9, 2015

Opus Awards gala celebrates concert music

Several SOCAN members honoured

February 2, 2015

Video: 2015 JUNO Awards nominees media conference

SOCAN members excited, pleased at being nominated

January 30, 2015

Rich Aucoin and Jimmy Rankin lead 2015 ECMA Nominations

Other multiple nominees include The Trews, Radio Radio, Hey Rosetta!, Les Hay Babies

January 29, 2015

MAGIC! lead nominations for 2015 JUNO Awards

Other multiple nominees include Kiesza, Leonard Cohen, Hedley, Nickelback, Serge Fiori

January 27, 2015

Seven SOCAN members nominated at 2015 Jutra Awards

Best Music winner(s) will be announced March 15

January 27, 2015

Submit now for the 2015 Rapsat-Lelièvre Award

Québec-based SOCAN members have until Feb. 4 to apply

January 26, 2015

SOCAN member Josh Bartholomew nominated for an Oscar

For co-writing The LEGO Movie theme, sung by Tegan and Sara

January 20, 2015

Angel Forrest wins SOCAN-sponsored Maple Blues 2015 Songwriter Award

Steve Hill wins big with four awards

January 20, 2015

LEO Awards 2015 calls for entries

SOCAN-sponsored honours celebrate excellence in BC film, TV

January 19, 2015

Video: Don’t miss our highlights from the 25th SOCAN Awards in Montréal

Ceremony held in December 2014

January 16, 2015

Twenty-two SOCAN members earn Canadian Screen Award 2015 nominations

And another earns a special achievement award

January 16, 2015

Submissions for 2015 BreakOut West Festival open Jan. 15

Also for Western Canadian Music and Industry Awards

January 14, 2015

Mychael Danna wins 2014 Louis Applebaum Composers Award

Oscar-winning composer receives $10,000 honour

December 19, 2014

Alice Ho wins two composition awards

Including $10,000 PEI Symphony Composers Competition

December 18, 2014

Throwback Thursday Video: Christine Jensen at 2014 JUNOs

On her composing process, making big band sound intimate, her favourite venues, collaborating

December 18, 2014

Drake's “Hold On, We’re Going Home” honoured with SOCAN No. 1 Award

Co-writers Majid-Jordan, "Nineteen85" attend celebration

December 11, 2014

SOCAN Throwback Thursday Video: Shad at 2014 JUNOs

On the JUNO song circle, his songwriting process, influences, tips

December 11, 2014

SOCAN members Drake, Arcade Fire, deadmau5 nominated for 2015 Grammys

Josh Bartholomew, Drake co-writers also up for awards

December 9, 2014

The Wet Secrets Win 2014 PEAK Performance Project Alberta

First year to include Alberta-based musicians

December 4, 2014

SOCAN Throwback Thursday Video: Melanie Durrant at 2014 JUNOs

On her songwriting process, ideal co-writers, first SOCAN cheque

December 4, 2014

25th Anniversary SOCAN Montreal Gala celebrates music creators and publishers

Half Moon Run, René Angélil, Michel Bélanger, Georges Hamel, Marie-Mai and Fred St-Gelais honoured

December 3, 2014

SOCAN members shine at ninth annual GAMIQ Awards

Jimi Hunt wins SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award

December 2, 2014

SOCAN members win 2014 Creative Nova Scotia Awards

Composers Macmillan, Togni among winners

November 27, 2014

SOCAN presents Les Respectables with No. 1 Song Awards

Four band members honoured for “Cette fille”

November 26, 2014

2014 PEAK Performance Project winners awarded more than $225,000

Good For Grapes, Derrival and The Tourist Company win big

November 26, 2014

SOCAN Throwback Thursday Video: DRU at 2014 JUNOs

On his nominated song, collaboration, tips for young writers

November 20, 2014

Video: SOCAN pays surprise visit to Kaïn’s Steve Veilleux during Montreal show

SOCAN No. 1 Song Award presented onstage for “J’sais pu comment t’aimer”

November 19, 2014

Prominent folk music pioneer Harvey Glatt earns double honours

Recognized by both FMO and CFMAs

November 17, 2014

Apply now for 2015 Unsigned Only competition

Grand prize of $10,000 cash and elite mentoring

November 14, 2014

Vote now for Maple Blues Awards 2015

SOCAN sponsors Songwriter of the Year Award

November 13, 2014

25th Montreal SOCAN Awards

25 years of celebration, 25 years of talent and vision

November 12, 2014

Bartholomew, Mullane win at 2014 HMMAs

SOCAN members honoured for music in media

November 12, 2014

SOCAN Throwback Thursday Video: Randy Bachman at 2014 JUNOs

Does songwriting improve with age?

November 6, 2014

ICYMI: Helen Austin takes “Song of the Year” in John Lennon Songwriting Contest

Fellow SOCAN member Carol Kay also wins, in country category

November 5, 2014

Video: SOCAN presents reception for our Nashville community

Celebrating our family of Music City songwriters, publishers, industry

October 29, 2014

Alex Nevsky top winner of 2014 ADISQ Awards

SOCAN members shine at Quebec’s music, live performance awards

October 27, 2014

Submit now for 14th annual Independent Music Awards

Deadline is Nov. 7, 2014

October 27, 2014

SOCAN presents Chromeo publisher Nettwerk One with No. 1 Song Award

For chart-topping hit “Jealous (I Ain't with It)”

October 24, 2014

Chad Brownlee wins SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award at 2014 BCCMAs

Dallas Smith wins three honours

October 24, 2014

ADISQ fires opening salvo of 47 music, live performance awards

Arcade Fire, Serge Fiori, Patrick Watson, Jimi Hunt among SOCAN members honoured

October 23, 2014

Cédric Vieno wins SOCAN Song of Year Award at Prix Music NB Awards

Les Hay Babies win Folk Recording of the Year

October 23, 2014

ADISQ Awards 2014 Song of the Year nominations unveiled

SOCAN songwriters shine in nominees list

October 10, 2014

Del Barber wins SOCAN songwriter award at WCMAs

Also wins Roots Solo Recording of the Year

October 7, 2014

SOCAN celebrates Justin Gray with No. 1 Song Award

For his co-write “Je crie ton nom” topping Québec’s BDS chart

October 6, 2014

Co-writers of K’NAAN’s “Hurt Me Tomorrow” win SOCAN Urban Music Awards

Highly successful songwriters Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, Evan Bogart honoured

October 2, 2014

Submit now for 2015 JUNO Awards

New this year: fully digital submission process

October 1, 2014

SOCAN live songwriting session highlights BreakOut West 2014

SOCAN also sponsors songwriting award at WCMAs

October 1, 2014

GAMIQ unveils the nominees for its 9th annual awards

Quebec indie music awards to be presented Nov. 30

September 30, 2014

SOCAN celebrates Jerrod Bettis’ success with two Pop/Rock Music Awards

For co-writing Serena Ryder hit songs “Stompa,” “What I Wouldn’t Do”

September 29, 2014

Franco-Manitoban Kasperzick receives $1,000 SOCAN Best Song Award at 2014 Chant’Ouest

Edmonton’s Karimah collects People’s Choice Award

September 29, 2014

SOCAN members win in 2014 Unsigned Only song competition

Allan Rayman takes top prize in R&B/Hip-Hop category

September 26, 2014

2014 SPACQ Foundation Award winners unveiled

15 songwriters and performers share $130,000 in prizes

September 25, 2014

Jeff Healey, The Weeknd to be celebrated at Canada’s Walk of Fame gala

Two SOCAN members among honourees for 2014

September 25, 2014

SOCAN presents Chromeo with their first No. 1 Song Award

For their chart-topping “Jealous (I Ain't with It)”

September 24, 2014

Denis Sanacore and Arcade Fire nominated for World Soundtrack Awards

Awards, Concert to take place Oct. 25 in Ghent, Belgium

September 23, 2014

Tanya Tagaq wins $30,000 Polaris Music Prize 2014

For the album Animism

September 23, 2014

Three SOCAN members win 2014 Prix Gémeaux music composition awards

Honouring excellence in Quebec television and digital media

September 16, 2014

Charles Robert wins SOCAN $1,000 Best Song award at 2014 Granby Fest

SOCAN a major event partner again this year

September 15, 2014

SOCAN celebrates chart-topping Quebec members at Montreal reception

Quebec Culture and Communications Minister Hélène David in attendance

September 12, 2014

Deric Ruttan wins SOCAN songwriter award at 2014 CCMAs

SOCAN sponsors CCMA Songwriters’ Series

September 9, 2014

SOCAN recognizes Gord Bamford, Brett Kissel with No. 1 Song Awards

During Canadian Country Music Week 2014

September 9, 2014

Ami Jetté wins SOCAN Best Song Award at first Rond Point competition

SOCAN’s Joanne Pouliot presents $1,000 cash award for “Sale salaire”

September 9, 2014

Sarah Felker wins $25,000 RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize

Young singer-songwriter wins honour sponsored by Canada’s Walk of Fame

August 28, 2014

Drake, others honoured at MTV VMAs, BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

Majid Jordan, Stephan Moccio, Nasri Atweh of MAGIC! also recognized

August 26, 2014

Émile Bilodeau wins $1,000 SOCAN Award at St-Ambroise song festival

Other winners include Joanie Michaud, Étienne Simard, Caroll-Ann Émond

August 20, 2014

Video: Throwback highlights of 2014 SOCAN Awards

With Gordon Lightfoot, Serena Ryder, Carly Rae Jepsen, Josh Ramsay, Johnny Reid

August 19, 2014

Chloé Breault wins $1,000 SOCAN Best Song Award

Prize presented at 46th annual Caraquet song competition

August 11, 2014

SOCAN Foundation celebrates Young Composer Awards winners

Emerging concert, AV music composers honoured

July 30, 2014

SOCAN to participate in 46th annual Gala de la chanson de Caraquet

Presenting the $1,000 SOCAN Best Song Award

July 29, 2014

Nominees announced for 2014 CCMAs

Brett Kissell leads with eight nominations

July 16, 2014

SOCAN members dominate 2014 Polaris Music Prize Short List

Our congratulations to the nominees!

July 16, 2014

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

Honoured for supporting our members’ music

July 15, 2014

Patrice Michaud Wins 2014 Prix de la chanson SOCAN

“Mécaniques générales” impresses voters as the best independent French song

July 8, 2014

Alejandra Ribera Wins 2014 SOCAN Songwriting Prize

“I Want” impresses voters as the best independent song in English

July 8, 2014

Pram Trio wins 2014 TD Jazz Grand Prix award

As part of Montreal International Jazz Festival

July 7, 2014

SOCAN Board of Directors member Victor Davies appointed to Order of Canada

Four other SOCAN members among 86 new appointments

July 7, 2014

SOCAN honours Sam Roberts with No. 1 Song Award

For “We’re All in This Together”

July 7, 2014

Philémon Cimon wins 2014 Félix Leclerc Award

Also among five Prix de la chanson SOCAN finalists

June 23, 2014

More than 20 SOCAN members nominated in 2014 Prix Gémeaux

Three ceremonies to celebrate excellence in Quebec TV, digital media

June 19, 2014

Prix de la Chanson SOCAN preview showcase held in Montreal

Second SOCAN collaboration with FrancoFolies festival

June 18, 2014

Quebec band MOTEL 72 receives Swiss festival Jury Prize

Award presented by lyricist extraordinaire Luc Plamondon

June 18, 2014

25th Anniversary SOCAN Awards celebrate Canada’s immense achievements in music creation

Drake, Gordon Lightfoot, Carly Rae Jepsen among honoured

June 17, 2014

Said the Whale leads the way with five WCMA 2014 nominations

Del Barber, Bros. Landreth earn three each

June 13, 2014

SOCAN at 2014 Dédé Fortin Festival

Abitibi band Lubik takes home SOCAN Best Song Award

June 12, 2014

Three members of Eagle Tears visit SOCAN Montreal office

Winners of the 2014 En Route vers Heavy competition

June 10, 2014

Four SOCAN members win in 2014 LEO Awards

Schaun Tozer, Matthew Rogers, Kenton Gilchrist, Steffan Andrews

June 4, 2014

2014 SOCAN Songwriting Prize nominees announced

Public voting to decide winner of Canada’s premier independent songwriting competition

June 3, 2014

SOCAN celebrates Walk off the Earth with No. 1 Song Award

For “Red Hands” topping Billboard AAA chart

May 30, 2014

SOCAN unveils world’s first music industry trophy/musical instrument

“The SOCAN” to be presented to special achievement winners at June 16, 2014, SOCAN Awards

May 29, 2014

Mychael Danna wins career achievement award from BMI

Clinton Shorter, Andrew Lockington, Keith Power also honored at film & TV gala

May 23, 2014

Jidé wins SOCAN Best Song Award at Le Tremplin festival

SOCAN also involved in copyright information workshops

May 21, 2014

Music publisher Jehan V. Valiquet to receive Christopher J. Reed Award

Ceremony to follow publisher/songwriter workshop

May 21, 2014

SOCAN honours Hedley co-writers with two No. 1 Song Awards

For chart-topping hits “Anything” and “Crazy for You”

May 16, 2014

SOCAN recognizes MAGIC! with No. 1 Song Award

For “Rude” topping Nielsen’s BDS Hot AC Chart

May 15, 2014

Register now for St-Tite Western Festival songwriting competition

SOCAN to present Best Song Award at hugely popular event

May 15, 2014

SOCAN events highlight CMW 2014

Walk Off the Earth wins SOCAN song award at CRMAs

May 14, 2014

Ten songwriters/groups nominated for 2014 Félix Leclerc Songwriting Prize

Boulay Sisters and Salomé Leclerc listed for second year

May 14, 2014

SOCAN honours DVBBS with No. 1 Song Award

For “Tsunami” topping charts in the U.K.

May 13, 2014

Antoine Ménard named best singer-songwriter at 20th Ma première Place des Arts competition

SOCAN a major supporter of this annual event

May 12, 2014

Helen Austin takes two first prizes in 2013 International Songwriting Competition

SOCAN member wins in Children’s and Folk categories

May 9, 2014

Final five Prix de la chanson SOCAN 2014 nominees revealed

Showcase at FrancoFolies de Montréal on June 16

May 8, 2014

Top six finalists chosen in 2014 CCMA Discovery Program

Prizes include video funding, guitar, cash, more

May 2, 2014

SOCAN to play major role in Le Tremplin festival

Stéphanie Falco to host copyright info session, sit on semi-finals jury

April 28, 2014

Shields, Harrison, Wettstein win SOCAN-sponsored honours at 2014 AMPIA Awards

40th annual edition of “The Rosies”

April 22, 2014

Audio-visual composers sought for Prix Gémeaux juries

Awards honour excellence in Francophone television and digital media

April 22, 2014

Dave Gunning wins SOCAN songwriter award at 2014 ECMAs

SOCAN also presents Songwriters Circle, welcome reception

April 8, 2014

OVERWERK wins first-ever $10,000 Vista Music Prize

DJ/Songwriter/Producer grows strong fan base

April 4, 2014

SOCAN events highlight JUNO Week 2014

No. 1 Song Awards, Gibson party, Songwriters Circle

March 31, 2014

Ramachandra Borcar wins 2014 Jutra Award for best original music

Composer honoured for his work on the movie Roche papier ciseaux

March 26, 2014

Music Managers Forum to celebrate the late Brian Chater with Pioneer Award

Gilles Paquin to be recognized on MMF Honour Roll

March 21, 2014

SOCAN honours Billy Talent with No. 1 Song Awards

For “Surprise Surprise” and “Stand Up and Run”

March 10, 2014

Three SOCAN members win Canadian Screen Awards for TV work

John Welsman, Tom Third, Robert Carli

March 6, 2014

SOCAN honours Todd Clark with No. 1 Song Award

For co-writing Phillip Phillips chart-topper “Gone Gone Gone”

February 13, 2014

Video: SOCAN members lead nominations for 2014 JUNO Awards

Multiple nominees include Arcade Fire, Michael Bublé, Serena Ryder

February 5, 2014

Submit now for CCMA Discovery program 2014

Apply now for career opportunities

February 4, 2014

Justin Hines receives Order of Ontario honour

For achievements in music, philanthropy

February 3, 2014

Patrick Norman to receive 2014 RIDEAU Tribute Award

Previous recipient of the SOCAN Lifetime Achievement Award

January 31, 2014

Submissions for BreakOut West Festival open Jan. 31, 2014

Also for Western Canadian Music and Industry Awards

January 30, 2014

Maxime McKinley named Composer of the Year at Quebec’s Opus Awards

Several other SOCAN members included in 2014 winners list

January 29, 2014

Six SOCAN members nominated for 2014 Jutra film awards

Ceremony on Sunday, March 23, 2014

January 28, 2014

Three SOCAN members take home honours at 2014 Grammy Awards

Michael Bublé, Chilly Gonzales, Jennifer Gasoi

January 27, 2014

Call for 2014 Euterke Grant applications

Quebec digital audio and video artists welcome

January 22, 2014

MonkeyJunk wins SOCAN-sponsored Maple Blues Songwriter Award

Ottawa trio earns a total of five honours

January 21, 2014

Bachman-Turner Overdrive to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Classic '70s lineup will be honoured at 2014 JUNO Awards gala

January 21, 2014

Owen Pallett, Arcade Fire’s Will Butler nominated for Academy Award

Duo of SOCAN members honoured for score to the movie Her

January 16, 2014

Twenty-nine SOCAN members nominated for 2014 Canadian Screen Awards

Michel Cusson leads music nominations with three

January 15, 2014

Blue Rodeo's Cuddy, Keelor appointed to Order of Canada

Walter Boudreau, Carmen Campagne, Phil Dwyer, Louise Forestier, Sarah Polley, R. Murray Schafer also honoured

January 6, 2014

SOCAN honours Johnny Reid with No. 1 Song Award

For “Baby I Know It” topping CMT chart

December 16, 2013

SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Awards to Francophone members

Writers and publishers feted in Montreal

December 11, 2013

SOCAN honours Trevor Guthrie with No. 1 Song Award

For Armin Van Buuren co-write “This is What it Feels Like”

December 4, 2013

Nicole Lizée wins 2013 Jules Léger Prize

White Label Experiment garners $7,500 prize

December 3, 2013

Francophone SOCAN Awards Gala puts music creators in the spotlight!

Louise Forestier, Roch Voisine and Misteur Valaire among stars feted

November 27, 2013

Watch Montreal SOCAN Awards highlights!

A SOCAN/LiveToune joint project

November 25, 2013

SOCAN presents No. 1 Awards to music publishers

Celebrating their successes

November 20, 2013

Jaron Freeman-Fox, Good Lovelies win multiple awards at 2013 CFMAs

SOCAN sponsors English and Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year Awards

November 15, 2013

SOCAN sponsors songwriting honour at 2014 Maple Blues Awards

MonkeyJunk leads nominations with six

November 1, 2013

Louis-Jean Cormier top winner of 2013 ADISQ Awards

Other SOCAN members honoured in three ceremonies

October 28, 2013

Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Jaron Freeman-Fox, David Francey lead nominations for 2013 CFMAs

SOCAN sponsors several awards, presents songwriters circle

October 24, 2013

Register now for 2014 Syli d’Or World Music Competition

Deadline for registration is Dec. 15, 2013

October 16, 2013

Sheepdogs’ Ewan Currie wins SOCAN songwriter award at WCMAs

SOCAN events highlight BreakOut West

October 8, 2013

SPACQ Foundation honours best in Francophone songwriting

Fourteen SOCAN members on winners list

October 7, 2013

Submit now for 13th annual Independent Music Awards

Take advantage of two-for-one entry bonus

October 2, 2013

Gord Bamford wins big at the 2013 Canadian Country Music Awards

Takes home five awards, including Songwriter of the Year

September 11, 2013

Mike Shields wins two honours at 2013 Rosie Awards

Alec Harrison, Andrea Wettstein, Jeff Bray also win musical score awards

May 30, 2013

Mychael Danna wins an Academy Award®

Best Original Score

February 24, 2013

SOCAN members win musical LEO Awards 2012

SOCAN was a proud corporate sponsor of the 14th annual LEO Awards

June 6, 2012