Image courtesy of The Fold blog
August 20, 2020
by FYI Staff

SOCAN, on behalf of SODRAC members and clients, is finally able to collect for the reproduction of music on CBC television broadcasts.

July Talk
July 16, 2020
by Kerry Doole

July Talk (pictured) outlines its drive-in concerts, new non-profit org Advance moves forward, and Music Nova Scotia creates two new investment programs. Also in the news are Music Publishers Canada, Audiam, Toronto Shines, John Finley, Bob Wiseman, Melissa Payne, Lawson Vocal Studios, Owen Barney, Jay Douglas, Kyle Meagher, Nikko DeTranquilli, and farewell Lil Marlo.

June 8, 2020
by FYI Staff

The North Side Hip Hop Archive (pictured) playlists Canadian protest songs, SOCAN’s Encore pays out for live-streams, and a look at #CanadaPerforms. Others in the headlines include Aaron Allen, music therapy, PUP, The Drake Hotel, August Rigo, Bernie LaBarge, UMG, Republic Records, George Floyd, BTS, Warner Music IPO, MMA, Elton John, Abbey Road, Garth Brooks, Lady Gaga, Laurel Canyon, and Geezer Butler.

May 31, 2020
by Nick Krewen

Just over a month into her current role as SOCAN's Interim CEO, Jennifer Brown sits in the hot seat and talks about the PRO, the pandemic and her illustrious family history.

Pic credit: Brad Ardley
April 14, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Society of Composers, Authors & Music Publishers of Canada announced Tuesday the resignation of Eric Baptiste as the company's chief execut

Image: Colburn Financial
April 2, 2020
by FYI Staff

Interest-free advances will be considered based on each member’s most recent earnings history, urgency and need.

SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste
February 28, 2020
by External Source

For the first time, SOCAN's annual collections exceeded $400- million, with an estimated $405.5-million collected in the fiscal year, an

Danko Jones  instagram photo
February 7, 2020
by FYI Staff

Danko Jones (pictured), Marc Jordan, Frazey Ford, and Tami Neilson grab international attention, Gustavo Gimeno now heads the TSO, and Caribou’s life changes. Others in the headlines include WMG, Sheila Jordan, Elaine Bomberry, Vadell Gabriel, Identifyy, Brexit, Google, Amoeba Music, Green Day, Kobe, and Florida Georgia Line.

SOCAN's LA Grammy party attendees -  Left to right: Tyler Henry, Jenius, WondaGurl, London Cyr, and SOCAN’s Rodney Murphy.
January 27, 2020
by Kerry Doole

SOCAN members (pictured) and Grammy Award nominees party in LA, Gordon Lightfoot goes solo on a new album, and Neil Young gets his US citizenship. Others in the news include Joel Plaskett, the Up Sh*t Creek fundraiser, Mariposa, Burlington PAC, Music BC, Matt Zaddy, Folk on the Rocks, and farewell Norm Amadio and Ken Pernokis.

November 27, 2019
by Siddhant

It’s almost been a year since the launch of the Incubator for Creative Entrepreneurship program, powered by SOCAN Foundation and TD.

David Marsden
November 4, 2019
by FYI Staff

David Marsden (pictured) roams down memory lane, Anne Murray sets the record straight, and Eli Rose launches Maison Barclay Canada. Also in the news are Bon Jovi, Schmoozefest, Alessia Cara, Estonian Music Week, The Pretenders, Journey, Drake, Her Music Awards, Polaris Prize, Music Can Heal, and MMF.

Lowell receives her award
October 10, 2019
by FYI Staff

Presented by the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, the prestigious honour celebrates the current achievements and future potential of rising Canadian songwriters. This year it goes to a Toronto pop songsmith and a Montreal multi-instrumentalist. Pictured: Lowell