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Ed Robertson, Carly Rae Jepsen, Jessie Reyez, Josh Ramsay, Chad Kroeger, SOCAN's Eric Baptiste, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Tavish Crowe celebrate The SOCAN Awards on the red carpet  (photo CNW/SOCAN)
April 2, 2019
by Nick Krewen

At last night's 30th annual SOCAN Awards, the Canadian PRO announced that Nickelback's Chad Kroeger, film composer Jack Lenz, and Carly Rae Jepson's song "Call Me Maybe" rank as the most popular songwriter, song and screen composer of the past three decades.

Arkells
April 1, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Arkells on a serious roll, Mick Jagger's health issue forces Stones tour postponement, and rapper Nipsey Hussle is killed. Also in the news: Canadian Screen Awards, SOCAN, Radio Starmaker Fund, Justin Bieber, Radiohead, VIJF, Lenny Stoute, Tyler Hay, Joe Hall and Sina Bathaie.

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.

SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste
February 21, 2019
by External Source

A rising tide of Canadian music success around the world has helped to create a buoyant year for Canada's songwriters, composers and publishers, ad

Bryan Adams
February 18, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Of late, it has been Ryan, not Bryan, Adams making the news, but the Canadian star will change that with his new single, "That’s H

January 14, 2019
by Kerry Doole

An all-star in-concert Joni Mitchell tribute hits cinemas next month. But tickets will go faster than a Backstreet Boys reunion as the show date is only one date, on Feb. 7.

Lindsay Beaver
January 11, 2019
by FYI Staff

Shawn Mendes and Alessia Cara join an Elvis All-Star Tribute, the inaugural CCMA Song Camp attracts top talent, and three Canadians, including Lindsay Beaver (pictured) are nominated for the Blues Music Awards. Also in the news are CIMA, Westway LAB, Allison Outhit, Music PEI,  Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk, ShiftChange Conference, Def Leppard, and a farewell to Phil Mattson.

Photo by SOCAN, of the/du 2018 SOCAN Kenekt Song Camp on/à Pender Island, BC
December 19, 2018
by External Source

SOCAN has hosted these fertile creative sessions in British Columbia, Québec, and Nicaragua in recent years. Some of the songs created at those camps are seeing the light of day with commercial releases, assisting the co-writers and performers, and their record companies and music publishers, in furthering their careers.

Marie-Mai
December 17, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Marie-Mai is honoured by SOCAN (pictured), Chris Blackwell attends ole's party, and Walk Off The Earth announced a world tour . Also in the news are Wacken fest, Music NL, TD Markham Jazz Festival, Garth Brooks, Music PEI, and farewell Nancy Wilson. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Sue Foley  Photo: Scott Doubt
December 10, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Sue Foley (pictured) is amongst the Maple Blues Awards performers, Yo-Yo Ma serenades Montreal subway riders, and the Unison Schmoozefest is on tonight. Also in the news are West End Phoenix, Johnny Clegg, COC, CIMA, Jazzahead!, AmericanaFestUK, McKenna Mendelson Mainline, Music PEI, SOCAN, and Jill Barber. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Photo Credit: Malina Corpadean
December 5, 2018
by External Source

The last time Marie-Mai was on the cover of SOCAN’s Words & Music, she posed with her musical and life partner, Fred St-Gelais.

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.