2021 SOCAN Gala
A celebration of Canadian excellence in writing, composing and music publishing
Look behind the curtain of how the trophies were awarded to their recipients.
SOCAN Guardian Award
The SOCAN Guardian Award is presented to an individual or group who, by successfully advocating for change, have had a significant and lasting positive impact on the lives of Canadian music creators.
Get to Know the Winners
He wins a Popular Song Award for “La grande évasion” and tells us about its creation.
Roxane Bruneau & Mathieu Brisset
They win a Popular Song Award for “Aime-moi encore” (Les Éditions Musique Variole enr.) and they tell how they co-created their hit.
Bloc Notes Music Publishing
Bloc Notes Music Publishing wins the SOCAN Award for Publisher of the Year. Diane Pinet, president and founder of this leading publishing house, explains how her company has adapted to the consequences of the pandemic by organizing, among other things, virtual writing camps with international development.
Cristobal Tapia De Veer
The recipient of the SOCAN Screen Composer of the Year Award talks about how the success of Hunters and White Lotus brought him to the attention of all the major international studios.
The co-winner of the Electronic Music Award talks about his pride in receiving his first career award and the artistic process behind his magnificent album “Juvenile,” made up of 100% Québec-based collaborations.
She wins the Country Music Award for a remarkable year in 2020 following the release of her album Après l’orage at the very beginning of the pandemic.