SOCAN members Madison Olds, Layla Zoe, Adrian Chalifour, and Roman Smirnov have won first-place prizes in the genre categories of the 2019 Unsigned Only competition.

Multiple winner Olds took top honours in the Adult Contemporary category, for her song “Thank You,” and also earned two honourable mentions: one in the Vocal Performance field, for the same song, and on in the Screenshot category, for “Moments in the Mountains.”  Double winner Zoe won first place in Blues, for “The Deeper They Bury Me,” and an honourable mention in Vocal Performance, for “I’ll Be Reborn Blues.”

Chalifour reached the zenith of the Adult Album Alternative category, for his song “Head Down, Heart Up,” while Roman Smirnov scaled the peak of the Instrumental field, with “Kuwaka.” Big Little Lions earned a second-place win in the Screenshot filed, for “Find Your Tribe.”

In addition to these winners, 24 SOCAN member also earned Honorable Mentions in their respective categories, including four in the Country filed and five in the Teen category. The Honourable Mention winners are:

Adult Alternative
Dale Boyle, “Ghosts”
Mike Goodreau, “I’m So Glad I Found You”

Spencer Mackenzie, “Devil Under her Skin”
No Trombones, “Walk The Walk”

Brant Pethick, “Higher”
West of Here, “Reach for the Sky”

Wes Mack, “Best Hangover”
Danielle Todd, “Crazy”
Dylan Holton, “I Used To”
Jesse Slack, “Lip Sync”

Emma Cook, “Say it Loud”

Denielle Bassels, “Cool Cool Water”

Pop/Top 40
James Alphonse, “I’ll Be Your Wall”
Francois Klark, “Run”
I. ARI, “Stay V Go”

DSTNY, “Lies”

JoJo Worthington, “Stabilize”
Goodnight, Sunrise, “WVV”

Kat Beck, “Hooked On Your Love”
Beamer Wigley, “I Knew”
Mikalyn Hay, “Nothing But Blood”
Kyle Meagher, “Nowhere”
Sofia Kay, “Tea Shop”

Vocal Performance
David Blair, “Why”

SOCAN congratulates all of our winning members on these achievements. For a complete list of winners, and to hear the winning songs, click here.