SOCAN Foundation awards emerging Canadian musical and audio-visual composers and songwriters producing high-quality original works that deserve to be recognized.


A wide variety of awards are available to recognize the remarkable talent of Canadian music creators across genres and to create space for underrepresented communities that offer unique voices and contribute to the rich artistic and cultural diversity in the country.

SiriusXM Black Canadian Music Awards

TD Indigenous Songwriter Award

Her Music Awards presented by Anthem Entertainment

Young Canadian Songwriters Awards

Emerging Screen Composers Awards

Young Canadian Composers Awards

The Lori Davies Composition Award for Excellence in Dance, Opera or Music Theatre

Apply to be considered for an award by submitting our online form.