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Grace and Grit
05/24/2016

Grace and Grit

Big congratulations to Steve Smith, Anthony Anderson, Andrewe Allen and Meghan Patrick for their cut on Meghan's #1 iTunes debut country album "Grace and Grit"!! read more


CIAM Chair Lorenzo Ferrero meets with the initial music creator groups forming the Asia Pacific Alliance.
05/20/2016

Lorenzo Ferrero presents Fair Trade Music International

Fair Trade Music initiative was delivered to the Asia Pacific Alliance. read more


Music Answers speaks out
04/07/2016

Music Answers speaks out

Here is message from one of our sister organizations in the USA regarding the recent news of Universal's withdrawal of catalogue from ASCAP. read more


Songwriters supporting songwriters RWG BC
04/04/2016

Songwriters supporting songwriters Campbell River Mirror

The Songwriters Association of Canada, of which Kenneth P Cooper has been a member since 2003, encourages the development of Regional Writers Groups, so he decided to form one in Campbell River. On March 31, 2016 Kenneth sat for an interview with the Campbell River mirror, read more… read more


David Israelite
03/23/2016

David Israelite Podcast

On February 11th the Society of Composers & Lyricists hosted “An Evening with David Israelite”, president & CEO of the National Music Publishers Association, at AFI (the American Film Institute). Here is the link to the podcast of this event. read more


Fair Trade Music Update
02/22/2016

Fair Trade Music Update: Rethink Music

As many of you know, David Lowery and other songwriters have launched a class action lawsuit against Spotify in the US. Get the take of S.A.C. President, Eddie Schwartz, as well as an update on "Fair Trade Music". read more


SOCAN Tracks 2015 Record Results
01/19/2016

SOCAN Tracks 2015 Record Results

SOCAN collects a new record of approximately $310-million in total revenue, the first time in the organization's history that it has exceeded the $300-million milestone – an increase of at least 3% over the record $299-million of 2014. read more


12/17/2015

First global map of creative industries.

Today in Paris the first-ever global economic and cultural study of the cultural and creative industries was unveiled. read more


12/01/2015

Pandora Buys Rdio. What's An Artist To Do?

Pandora has purchased Rdio which will have implications on creators whose music is streamed on these services. read more


The fight to dial down French-language radio quotas
11/30/2015

The fight to dial down French-language radio quotas

Quebec stations say they need more English music to compete with online coerces; others say French-language quotas preserve the culture. read more