Alessia Cara receives four SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards

Alessia Cara receives four SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards. Left to Right: SOCAN’s Andreas Rizek and Michael McCarty; Alessia Cara; SOCAN’s Rodney Murphy; and Cara’s manager Chris Smith. (Photo: Jeff Knights)
November 29, 2016

SOCAN was pleased and proud to present four No. 1 Song awards to Alessia Cara for co-writing four hit songs that all reached No. 1 on either the MuchMusic Countdown Chart or the CBC Radio 2 Top 20, in 2015 or 2016.

SOCAN’s Michael McCarty, Rodney Murphy and Andreas Rizek presented the awards to Cara backstage before her performance at the iHeart Radio Jingle Ball at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Nov. 25, 2016. Joining them at the celebration was Cara’s manager Chris Smith.

The writers, publishers and charts for the chart-topping songs, all performed by Cara, are:

"Here" and “Outlaws”
Writers: Alessia Cara, Bobby Gerongco, Sammy Gerongco (and Terence Lam on “Here” only) (all SOCAN); Warren Felder, Coleridge Tillman, Andrew Wansel (all BMI)
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada, Warner Chappell Music Canada, Universal Music Publishing Canada
Charts: “Here” on the CBC Radio 2 Top 20 on Aug. 28, 2015, and the MuchMusic Countdown on Sept. 25, 2015; “Outlaws” on the CBC Radio 2 Top 20 on Jan. 11, 2016.

“Wild Things”
Writers: Alessia Cara (SOCAN); Coleridge Tillman (BMI); James Ho and Thabiso Nkjereanye (both ASCAP)
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada, BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Canada
Chart: MuchMusic Countdown on June 10, 2016

“Scars to Your Beautiful”
Writers: Alessia Cara (SOCAN); Warren Felder, Coleridge Tillman, Andrew Wansel (all BMI)
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada, Universal Music Publishing Canada
Chart: MuchMusic Countdown, on Oct.14, 2016

SOCAN congratulates Alessia Cara on these great achievements!