30TH ANNIVERSARY SOCANS SHIMMER WITH SONGWRITING COMPOSING MUSIC PUBLISHING LICENSING SUCCESS

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first_imgRobertson was presented with the SOCAN Cultural Impact Award for the influence that “The Big Bang Theory” theme has had on pop culture worldwide. The audience was treated to a show-stopping rendition of the song, followed by fan favourite “One Week” by Barenaked Ladies.Jack Lenz was honoured as the Most-Performed Screen Composer in SOCAN history. Over his career, Lenz’s music has been featured in Due South, Designer Guys, The Passion of the Christ and Goosebumps, to name only a few.At the show, the incomparable Buffy Sainte-Marie was inducted into SOCAN’s Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame for her life’s work in creation that now spans almost 60 years. Melissa McClelland, Fred Penner and Josh Q delivered unforgettable performances of Sainte-Marie’s “Universal Soldier,” “Up Where We Belong” and “Til It’s Time For You To Go,” and Canadian media personality George Stroumboulopoulos made the presentation.The SOCANs featured additional memorable performances, including Elijah Wood X Jamie Fine (SOCAN Pop Awardwinners), Meghan Patrick (SOCAN Country Award winner) and 2019 JUNO nominee, anders.The SOCAN Songwriter of the Year – Producer was awarded to Frank Dukes, his second consecutive win in the category for his work on hits like “Havana,” “Better Now” and “Pray For Me.” Dukes also took home three SOCAN Awards in the Pop Music category and one in Rap Music.Grammy-nominated producer Murda Beatz accepted the SOCAN International Achievement Award and a SOCAN Award in the Rap category for “Nice For What,” co-written and performed by Drake. Though unable to attend due to touring in Europe, Drake received the award for SOCAN Songwriter of the Year – Performer.For her recent meteoric global triumphs, Jessie Reyez was presented with the SOCAN Breakout Songwriter Award, and received two SOCAN Dance Music Awards for her work with Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa and Sam Smith.Ralph Murphy was honoured with the SOCAN Special Achievement Award for his prodigious achievements in songwriting and his lifetime commitment to passing along his great wisdom to aspiring music creators.For the third consecutive year, Keith Power earned the SOCAN Composer of the Year Award for his work in television and feature films, such as Hawaii Five-0; Heartland; MacGyver; and Magnum, P.I.The SOCAN Publisher of the Year Award was presented to Red Brick Publishing for their tireless efforts to ensure bright futures for music creators.Bell Media took home the prestigious SOCAN Licensed To Play Award, in recognition of the company’s exemplary dedication to Canadian music programming and unwavering commitment to fair music licensing. Representing the collective appreciation and thanks of nearly 160,000 members of SOCAN who depend on Canada’s music-using organizations and businesses of every size to stay current with their music licenses, the Licensed To Play Award was presented by acclaimed screen composer Janal Bechtold.“Music creators and publishers are the heartbeat of the Canadian music industry, not only are they achieving personal success, but they are an important source of international culture and pride for all of us,” said SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste. “We are once again thrilled to celebrate the incredible accomplishments and contributions of Canadian songwriters, composers, music publishers and music users, and extend our heartfelt congratulations to all of tonight’s SOCAN Award recipients.”Sponsors of the 2019 SOCAN Awards are Gowling WLG, Crowe Soberman, Yamaha Canada Music, Recording Artists’ Collecting Society (ACTRA RACS), Hargraft, and Long & McQuade. Official charity partners are the Unison Benevolent Fund and the SOCAN Foundation.The annual Gala de la SOCAN in Montréal, which celebrates and honours the work of SOCAN’s Francophone members, will be held in September.A complete list of winners at the 2019 SOCAN Awards in Toronto follows.About SOCANSOCAN is a rights management organization that connects more than four-million music creators worldwide and more than a quarter-million businesses and individuals in Canada. Nearly 160,000 songwriters, composers, music publishers and visual artists are its direct members, and more than 100,000 organizations are Licensed To Play music across Canada. With a concerted use of progressive technology and unique data as well as a commitment to lead the global transformation of rights management, with wholly-owned companies Audiam, Dataclef and MediaNet, SOCAN is dedicated to upholding the fundamental truths that music and visual arts have value and creators and publishers deserve fair compensation for their work. For more information: www.socan.com2019 SOCAN Awards – Toronto – Winners List Advertisement POP MUSIC AWARDS“Pray for Me“Performed by The Weeknd & Kendrick LamarAbel “The Weeknd” TesfayeMartin “Doc” McKinneyAdam “Frank Dukes” FeeneyKendrick Duckworth (ASCAP)Anthony Tiffith (BMI)Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd. CanadaEMI Blackwood Music Canada Ltd“Better Now”Performed by Post MaloneAdam “Frank Dukes” FeeneyKaan GunesberkLouis Bell (ASCAP)Austin Post (BMI)Carl Rosen (BMI)William Walsh (ASCAP)EMI April Music Canada Ltd“Never Be the Same”Performed by Camila CabelloAdam “Frank Dukes” FeeneyCamila Cabello (BMI)Rami Dawood (SESAC)Jacob Olofsson (STIM)Jonnali Parmenius (STIM)Alexandra Yatchenko (BMI)EMI Blackwood Music Canada Ltd“In My Feelings”Performed by DrakeAubrey Drake GrahamNoah “40” ShebibCaresha Brownlee (ASCAP)Dwayne “Lil Wayne” Carter (BMI)Kinta Cox (ASCAP)Stephen Garrett (ASCAP)Orville Hall (ASCAP)Darius Harrison (ASCAP)Jatavia Johnson (ASCAP)Renetta Lowe (BMI)Adam Pigott (BMI)Phillip Price (ASCAP)James Scheffer (BMI)Benjamin Workman (BMI)Rex Zamor (BMI)EMI April Music Canada LtdKobalt Music Publishing Ltd. CanadaRAP MUSIC AWARDS“God’s Plan”Performed by DrakeAubrey Drake GrahamNoah “40” ShebibMatthew “Boi-1da” SamuelsDaveon Jackson (BMI)Brock Korsan (BMI)Ronald La Tour (ASCAP)Sandra Gale (ASCAP)EMI April Music Canada LtdKobalt Music Publishing Ltd. CanadaSony/ATV Tunes“Nice for What”Performed by DrakeAubrey Drake GrahamNoah “40” ShebibShane “Murda Beatz” LindstromEMI April Music Canada LtdKobalt Music Publishing Ltd. CanadaWarner Chappell Music Canada Ltd“No Limit”Performed by G-Eazy feat A$AP Rocky and Cardi BMatthew “Boi 1da” SamuelsBelcalis Almanzar (ASCAP)Jay Fort (BMI)Gerald Gillum (ASCAP)Edgar Machuca (BMI)Rakim Mayers (BMI)Klenord Raphael (ASCAP)Allen Ritter (ASCAP)Earl Taylor (ASCAP)Jordan Thorpe (ASCAP)Sony/ATV MusicR&B MUSIC AWARDS“Best Part”Performed by Daniel Caesar featuring H.E.RAshton Simmonds (a.k.a.Daniel Caesar)Matthew BurnettJordan EvansRiley BellGabriella Wilson (ASCAP)Robinson Heart PublishingSony/ATV SongsDOMESTIC TV MUSIC AWARDS – FICTIONMurdoch MysteriesRobert CarliShaftesbury MusicSony/ATV Music Publishing CanadaHeartlandKeith PowerSeven24 Films IncDynamo Films Inc.DOMESTIC TV MUSIC AWARDS – NON-FICTIONBorder Security: Canada’s Front LineGreg FisherDerek TreffryeOne TV Unscripted BC Inc.oleSportsnet CentralStephan MoccioMurray FlemingSing Little PenguinRogers Sportsnet IncUniversal Music Publishing CanadaDOMESTIC TV MUSIC AWARDS – ANIMATEDDaniel Tiger’s NeighborhoodJames ChappleGraeme CorniesDavid KellyBrian PickettSuper WhyDavid ConlonPeter CoulmanSteven D’AngeloRocco GaglieseTerry Tompkinsole LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment TORONTO – More than 700 of the who’s who of Canada’s songwriters, composers, music publishers and industry leaders gathered tonight for the 30th anniversary of the SOCAN Awards, the annual celebration of achievement in music creation, publishing and licensing.Hosted by CBC’s Amanda Parris, the gala at the Sheraton Centre Toronto opened with an unforgettable performance by songwriters Carly Rae Jepsen, Josh Ramsay and Tavish Crowe of the global smash “Call Me Maybe.” The trio were then honoured with the Most-Performed Song in the organization’s 30-year history as SOCAN.Chad Kroeger of Nickelback and Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies were honoured for their historic achievements. As the Most-Performed Songwriter in SOCAN history, Kroeger was celebrated for his remarkable accomplishments in music creation with an inspired performance by Dallas Smith of his hit song “How You Remind Me.” Advertisement Winners celebrating at the 2019 SOCAN Awards. Left to right: Ed Robertson, Carly Rae Jepsen, Jessie Reyez, Josh Ramsay, Chad Kroeger, SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Tavish Crowe. (CNW Group/SOCAN) COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS“Good Together”Performed by James Barker BandJames BarkerGavin SlateTravis Woodole“Walls Come Down”Performed by Meghan PatrickMeghan PatrickKelly ArcherJustin Weaver (ASCAP)Iron Songbird PublishingJackoby SongsoleDowntown Music Canada“Who’s Gonna Love You”Performed by TebeyTebey OttohRyan Lafferty (BMI)BMG Rights Management Canada IncACHIEVEMENT IN MADE-FOR-TV FILM MUSICMy Daughter’s DisgraceMichael NielsonROP MusiqueNewlywed and DeadMichael NielsonROP MusiqueINTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC AWARDSTrollsJeffrey MorrowJean Beck (SESAC)Universal Music Publishing CanadaStorksJeff DannaINTERNATIONAL TV SERIES MUSIC AWARDSPaw PatrolJames ChappleGraeme CorniesDavid KellyBrian PickettBig Bang TheoryEd RobertsonACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM MUSICMaudieMichael TimminsTrollsJeffrey MorrowJean Beck (SESAC)Universal Music Publishing Canadacenter_img “Ain’t Easy”Performed by Elijah Woods x Jamie FineElijah WoodsJamie FineCamila Cabello (BMI)Thomas Mann (PRS)Zachary Skelton (ASCAP)Ryan Tedder (GMR)“In My Blood”Performed by Shawn MendesShawn MendesGeoff WarburtonScott Friedman (ASCAP)Teddy Geiger (BMI)Mendes MusicSony/ATV SongsUniversal Music Publishing Canada“Jackie Chan”Performed by Tiësto & Dzeko featuring Preme & Post MaloneJulian DzekoRaynford “Preme” HumphreyLuis RaposoLouis Bell (ASCAP)Austin Post (BMI)Tijs Verwest (BUMA)Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd. Canada“Not a Love Song”Performed by bülowJamie ApplebyMegan BulowAlyssa ReidElizabeth Lowell BolandNathan FerraroBrenda MullenMichael WiseKarl WolfBlue Dream SongsRed Riding Hood PublishingWax On Wax Off PublishingGalleryAC MusicHeart and Art MusicHyvecity MusicBMG Rights Management Canada IncSony/ATV Music Publishing Canada“Call Out My Name”Performed by The WeekndAdam “Frank Dukes” FeeneyAbel “The Weeknd” TesfayeNicolas Jaar (BMI)EMI April Music Canada LtdKobalt Music Publishing Ltd. Canada“OTW”Performed by Khalid, Ty Dolla $ign & 6lackAnthony “Nineteen85” JefferiesTyrone Griffin Jr. (N/A)Idan Kalai (N/A)Brian Morgan (N/A)Khalid Robinson (BMI)Ricardo Valentine (N/A)EMI April Music Canada Ltd Advertisement MOST PERFORMEDSONGWRITER in the history of SOCANChad KroegerMOST PERFORMED SONGin the history of SOCAN “Call Me Maybe”Performed by Carly Rae JepsenCarly Rae JepsenJosh RamsayTavish CroweJepsen Music PublishingRegular Monkey PublishingCrowe Music PublishingUniversal Music Publishing CanadaBMG Rights Management Canada IncMOST PERFORMED SCREEN COMPOSER in the history of SOCANJack LenzCULTURAL IMPACT AWARDEd RobertsonBig Bang TheoryINTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDShane “Murda Beatz” LindstromSPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDRalph MurphySONGWRITERSOF THE YEARPerformerDrakeProducerAdam “Frank Dukes” FeeneyPUBLISHEROF THE YEARRed Brick SongsLICENSED TO PLAY AWARDBell MediaBREAKOUT SONGWRITER AWARDJessie ReyezHAGOOD HARDY AWARDErnesto CerviniJAN V. MATEJCEK NEW CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARDVincent HoSCREEN COMPOSER OF THE YEARKeith PowerFOLK / ROOTS MUSIC AWARDColter WallDANCE MUSIC AWARDS“One Kiss”Performed by Calvin Harris & Dua LipaJessie ReyezDua Lipa (ASCAP)Adam Wiles (ASCAP)BMG Rights Management Canada Inc“Promises”Performed by Calvin Harris & Sam SmithJessie ReyezSamuel Smith (PRS)Adam Wiles (ASCAP)BMG Rights Management Canada Inc.“Body”Performed by Loud Luxury featuring BrandoJoseph DepaceAndrew FedykNicholas HenriquesCassio Lopes (ASCAP)MARLON McClain (ASCAP)MRD – Music Revenue PublishingUltra Tunes CanadaROCK MUSIC AWARDS“T-Shirt”Performed by The BeachesLeandra EarlEliza Enman-McDanielJordan MillerKylie MillerNicole Morier (ASCAP)“S.O.S. (Sawed Off Shotgun)”Performed by The Glorious SonsBrett EmmonsJay EmmonsChris HuotAdam PaquetteTom Peyton (BMI)Shannon Poole (BMI)Ryan Spraker (BMI)Frederik Thaae (KODA)Black Box SongsBMG Rights Management Canada Inc“The Mountain”Performed by Three Days GraceGavin BrownNeil SandersonBarry StockBrad WalstMatthew WalstJohnny Andrews (ASCAP)Inside Pocket IncPurple Planes PublishingMean Music Publishing IncRiot Express Publishing IncBaby Cats Music IncCCS Rights Management CorpWixen Music Publishing IncHyvetown Music Inc Login/Register With: Facebook Twitterlast_img

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