Songwriting/Composing


Aqyila: TikTok star invokes vivid emotional depth

Major label deal follows shout-out from Lizzo

Kim Mitchell to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

With special presentation by BNL frontman Ed Robertson

SOCAN #ComposersWhoScore win in 2021 musical LEO Awards

SOCAN co-sponsors 23rd BC screen industry celebration

Video: SOCAN honours Madeline Merlo with No. 1 Song Award

Co-writers, co-publishers as well, for “Champagne Night”...

In the Spotlight: Ebhoni

Vulnerable songwriter takes control of her craft

Mother Mother: Seasoned band explodes on TikTok

While new album documents life “Inside”

Delachute: The Masked Singer

Montréal’s indie-pop mystery artist intrigues and impress...

SOCAN Satellite Sessions: Allison Russell

Fourth of four exclusive weekly videos for Black Music Month

Trille Or Awards 2021 honour French Canadian music

Mehdi Cayenne wins three more, including Best Songwriter

SOCAN Classics: “Le Train” – Vilain Pingouin (1990)

The band’s best-known song has stood the test of time

Leonard Sumner earns 2021 Indigenous Songwriter Award

With $10,000 prize, as part of the Indigenous Music Awards

SOCAN Satellite Sessions: BOYFRN

Third of four exclusive weekly videos for Black Music Month

Vote now for SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2021 finalists!

Brilliant Canadian songwriting didn't miss a beat last year

Video Interview: Staying Home with renforshort

We chat with rising pop star on release of sophomore off sai...

Poesy: The Launch, Lipson, and a little luck

Constant co-writing “has made me a way more outgoing perso...

Noé Talbot: Creativity born of constraints

“I’m thankful for all the bumps in the road”

Two of Cano’s classics inducted to the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Dimanche après-midi" and "Baie Sainte-Marie"

Ian Janes: Writing from a title

And engaging listeners with a companion booklet

JUNOs Video: Writing songs in a year of isolation and upheaval

With Savannah Ré, Kaytranada, Feist, WondaGurl, The Hip, TO...

SOCAN Satellite Sessions: Teon Gibbs and IAMTHELIVING

Second of four exclusive weekly videos for Black Music Month

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