Tuesday June 19th, 2018
The 2018 Socan Awards www.socan.ca/ took place Monday June 18th, 2018 at Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel www.sheratontoronto.com/ . Socan is a performing rights society that licenses the public performance and communication of the world’s repertoire of copyright-protected musical works in Canada and then distributes royalties to its members and affiliated international societies. The Socan awards honoured songwriters, composers and music publishers who create and promote some of the most successful song ever released. Some of those honoured included Burton Cummings, Sarah McLachlan, Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara, Daniel Caesar, Frank Dukes and Our Lady Peace. Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com was on the neon carpet to Chat with Chief Communications & Marketing Officer Andrew Berthoff https://twitter.com/andrewberthoff?lang=en about the event, why Socan is so important to the music industry and why their award trophy is one of the most unique in the world.