SOCAN was pleased and proud to present SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards to The Beaches, Lowell, DZL, Lennon Stella, and Simon Wilcox, for their roles as co-writers of three songs that topped various charts in 2021 and 2022 – as follows:

“Grow Up Tomorrow,” performed by The Beaches, scaled the peak of the Billboard Canada Modern Rock chart on Sept. 12, 2022. The song was co-written by band members Eliza Enman-McDaniel, sisters Jordan and Kylie Mller, and Leandra Earl, along with singer and professional songwriter Lowell. SOCAN presented the award on Oct. 17, 2022, during the red carpet of the SOCAN Awards, held at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto.

At the same event, SOCAN presented a No. 1 Song Award to DZL (aka Michael Holmes), for “Pick Up Your Feelings,” performed by Jazmine Sullivan, which reached the zenith of the Billboard Adult R&B Airplay chart on March 20, 2021. The 2022 Grammy-winning song was co-written by Jazmine Sullivan and DZL, among other co-writers, and published by Warner Chappell Music Canada.

On Nov. 15, 2022, in Los Angeles, we presented a SOCAN No. 1 Song Award to Lennon Stella and Simon Willcox for co-writing – along with Malay (aka James Ho, ASCAP) – “Fancy,” which topped the CBC Music Top 20 Countdown on Nov. 25, 2021. “Fancy” is performed by Lennon Stella, and published by the Universal Music Publishing Group Canada, and the award was presented by SOCAN Creative Executive, West Coast, Racquel Villagante.

SOCAN congratulates all of the aforementioned members on these great achievements!