The 2018 edition of the Montréal SOCAN Awards Gala will once again salute the remarkable work of Francophone music publishers with the Publisher of the Year Award. Publishers are invited to submit their nominations starting today.

The award recognizes a publisher member who contributed in a significant and positive manner to the music industry and creative community during the year leading up to the Gala.

The eligibility period for the 2018 edition of the SOCAN Awards is from January 1 to December 31, 2017, and only the accomplishments which occurred during this period will be taken into consideration. A jury of music industry professionals will evaluate all the nominations.

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

Eligible publishers must submit nominations to Stéphanie Falco ( no later than August 30, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., EDT.

The Publisher of the Year Award will be presented during the Montréal SOCAN Awards Gala on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

Download the nomination form