SOCAN Awards

SOCAN Awards

Eddie Schwartz
May 31, 2021
by FYI Staff

The 32nd edition of the annual event celebrating Canada's most successful songwriters, composers and music publishers was held online for the second year. Notable winners included one Abel Tesfaye and hit songwriter Eddie Schwartz (pictured).

Shawn Mendes  Facebook photo
September 23, 2020
by FYI Staff

The international success of the pop superstar (pictured) is recognised, while many of Canada’s top songwriters, producers and composers share in the honours. The CSHF celebrates Lowell with The Slaight Music Emerging Songwriter Award.

April 5, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The resurgence of Snow, a tribute to Joe Hall, and NAV (pictured) hits No. 1. Also in the headlines: Maestro Fresh-Wes, Measha Brueggergosman, Stephen Fearing, Ben Caplan, Damian Marley, Spotify, YouTube, Mick Jagger, Bryan Ferry, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Jeff Buckley.

Chad Kroeger  FB photo
March 22, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Nickelback leader (pictured), a global pop smash, and a prolific film composer are amongst those to be honoured at the 30th anniversary gala in Toronto on April 1.

L-R: SOCAN Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Burton Cummings;  Breakout Artist winner, Daniel Caesar;  Global Inspiration winner, Sarah McLachlan; and SOCAN CEO, Eric Baptiste.
June 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A top tier list of Canadian songwriters, composers, music publishers and music industry executives convened at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Monday evening for the annual gala where they were treated to an impressive line-up of homegrown performers.

Facebook photo taking in Niagara Falls, Dec. 29, 2017
June 10, 2018
by FYI Staff

The  Awards Gala will be held in Toronto on June 18, but the performing rights org has already announced five Achievement Award winners.

Classic and future stars shining backstage at the SOCAN Awards. Left to Right: Ruth B, Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance and Carly Rae Jepsen.
June 20, 2017
by Nick Krewen

Stars shining backstage at the SOCAN Awards. L - R: Ruth B, Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance and Carly Rae Jepsen.