Mid-career, female-identifying Canadian music creators are invited to apply now for the inaugural Her Music Awards, a new program that provides such songwriters/composers with recognition, and a $5,000 award. The SOCAN Foundation, part of the SOCAN Group of companies, recently launched the awards, in partnership with RE:SOUND.

“The SOCAN Foundation is thrilled to announce another initiative celebrating incredible Canadian talent,” said Charlie Wall-Andrews, Executive Director of SOCAN Foundation. “This program is designed to recognize artistic excellence demonstrated by female-identifying creators of music in Canada, with the expectation that the accolade will help to build momentum in their career trajectory.”

“RE:SOUND is committed to building a thriving, sustainable and diverse music industry in Canada. As an organization, we have a deep commitment to diversity – from our staff to our Board of Directors – so we are proud to support female-identifying creators by sponsoring the SOCAN Foundation’s inaugural Her Music Awards,” said Ian MacKay, President, RE:SOUND.

Applications to the Her Music Awards are being accepted until Nov. 28, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. EST. To apply, and for more information (including eligibility), click here.