Eric Baptiste

Eric Baptiste

Photo: Screen capture from Juno Awards YouTube channel
March 6, 2019
by FYI Staff

The band has won seven Juno Awards and now plays a prominent role in a highlight of the upcoming festivities in London.

L-R: SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste and Foundation ED, Charlie Wall-Andrews.
December 3, 2018
by Nick Krewen

The 20 initial recipients of the TD Creative Entrepreneurial Incubator Program each receives $3K to start a business.

June 20, 2018
by FYI Staff

Highlighted by a 44 percent increase in revenue from Internet sources totaling $48.6-million, and a 13 percent upswing to $76-million in foreign royalties’ income, a record $295-million was distributed to music creators and publishers in the latest fiscal year-end.

L-R: SOCAN Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Burton Cummings;  Breakout Artist winner, Daniel Caesar;  Global Inspiration winner, Sarah McLachlan; and SOCAN CEO, Eric Baptiste.
June 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A top tier list of Canadian songwriters, composers, music publishers and music industry executives convened at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Monday evening for the annual gala where they were treated to an impressive line-up of homegrown performers.

SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste
May 8, 2018
by FYI Staff

Dutch Caribbean radio stations in Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, and St. Maarten will now be paying performing rights for the first time, which will be collected by SOCAN and newly minted PRO Ducapro.

SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste
January 31, 2018
by FYI Staff

SOCAN reports record revenues of $350M in 2017 to its members,  but the average creator member earned a paltry $38.72 in the year from audio streams.

Kaytranada sets up while SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste addresses the audience at the 2017 Canada @ The Grammys party, co-presented by SOCAN in LA.
January 3, 2018
by External Source

Cities that want to attract diverse, thriving populations should look at creative musical culture in new ways and take steps to create conditions for live music to continue and thrive.

SOCAN President Stan Meissner and CEO Eric Baptiste
June 14, 2017
by FYI Staff

Foreign royalty income from the performance of Canadian music played internationally on radio, television, in movies, online, on-stage and other us