The next edition of the Gala SOCAN in Montréal will once again celebrate the essential work of music publishers by presenting its Publisher of the Year Award. Publishers are invited to submit their nominations now.

The SOCAN Publisher of the Year Award recognizes a SOCAN publisher member who has made significant and positive contributions to the music industry and the creative community over the one-year period preceding the year of the award’s presentation.

The eligibility period for the 2021 edition of the SOCAN Awards is from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020, and only the accomplishments which occurred during this period will be taken under consideration. All nominations will be assessed by a jury of music industry professionals.

To be eligible, a publisher must be based in Canada, and their repertoire be in large part Francophone, or having had a significant Francophone impact creatively and commercially. Publishers with a representative sitting on the selection committee are not eligible for this award.

Nominations for the Montréal SOCAN Gala must be submitted to Stéphanie Falco ( no later than May 7, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., ET.

The SOCAN Francophone Publisher of the Year Award will be presented during the 32nd edition of SOCAN Gala, at a date to be confirmed shortly.

Download the nomination form