Songwriters Association of Canada

Founded more than 35 years ago, the Songwriters Association of Canada (S.A.C.) is one of Canada’s leading advocating bodies on behalf of Canadian music creators. Led by a board of renowned Canadian music creators and industry experts, our mission is to provide value to our members by developing and protecting the creative, business and legal interests of Canadian music creators. With over 1,000 current members, including 200+ professionals, The S.A.C. offers a suite of invaluable digital services and provides education and community for songwriters, lyricists, beatmakers, sound designers, topliners, instrumentalists and song collaborators.

We help you build a successful career

We provide a suite of tools and services for music creators to register, protect and pitch their work that includes Song Vault, the nation’s leading song depository database

We help you get paid for your work

We advocate at the Canadian and global level to ensure that music creators are fairly compensated in an industry increasingly challenged by digital distribution and streaming

We help you develop and connect

We offer education programs, songwriting camps, showcase events and networking opportunities with music creators, publishers, A&R reps, and other industry professionals

Membership Benefits

Regular membership of the Songwriters Association of Canada costs the same as a cup of coffee per month but brings a host of benefits. In addition to joining a growing community and helping to improve the creative landscape for music creators, members also get free access to a suite of paid-for services.

Latest Spotify Playlist

S.A.C. has a special playlist dedicated to amplifying the voices of our members along with monthly themed playlists on our Spotify.

As a S.A.C. Member, you can be featured on the next playlist by filling out the Spotify submission form.

Latest News

Stay up to date with the work we’re doing on behalf of music creators in Canada by checking our news section. You can also receive news directly by subscribing to our newsletter or by following us on Twitter and Facebook.