TORONTO, June 16, 2014
The Canadian music industry gathered last night at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto to honour Canada’s most successful songwriters, composers, lyricists and music publishers at the 25th anniversary SOCAN Awards, the country’s largest annual celebration specifically for music creators.
The SOCAN Awards recognize the accomplishments of Canadian songwriters in Pop/Rock, Dance, Urban, Country, Jazz, Folk/Roots, Classical, Film & Television, and International categories.
Tom Cochrane presented Gordon Lightfoot with the SOCAN Lifetime Achievement Award. Lightfoot is the author of nearly 300 published songs, including many of the greatest in the Canadian repertory of classics.
(Excerpt from Newswire.ca)