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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Hamilton becomes first municipality Licensed To Play with SOCAN

City calls on local businesses to similarly support Canada's music creators and publishers

June 5, 2018
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JUNO Week receives another SOCAN Licensed to Play designation

Once again doing what’s right for music creators, publishers

March 22, 2018
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SOCAN first to use cloud-based tech for real-time electronic music royalty tracking

Partnership with Pioneer DJ, KUVO, starts with free system in Toronto nightclub CODA

October 19, 2017
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SOCAN Honours Robert Charlebois, Michel Corriveau, Monique Leyrac, Éditorial Avenue, Leonard Cohen, many more

Montréal SOCAN Awards Gala celebrates music publishers, creators of past, present, future

October 17, 2017
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SOCAN and Re:Sound working together to make licensing process easier

Joint portal will benefit rights holders, businesses that use music

August 29, 2017
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SOCAN Comments on Copyright Board of Canada’s Decisions

Late on Friday, August 25th, after three years of deliberations the Copyright Board of Canada re

August 28, 2017

Toronto's Trinity / Little Portugal: Canada's Music Creator Growth Centre

SOCAN data suggests most new Canadian music creators reside in Toronto's south-west

May 10, 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
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