SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Award to Maia Davies, David Mohacsi

David Mohacsi (left) and Maia Davies (right) receive their SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards for co-writing Mother Mother’s hit song “The Drugs” – along with Ryan Guldemond, Thomas "Tawgs" Salter, Ali Siadat, and Jocelyn Alice. “The Drugs” topped the Nielsen BDS Modern Rock Chart on Feb. 6, 2017.
November 23, 2017

SOCAN presented a No. 1 Song Award to Maia Davies and Mohacsi for co-writing Mother Mother’s chart-topping song “The Drugs,” which scaled the peak of the Nielsen BDS Modern Rock Chart on February 6, 2017. The award was presented during a celebratory dinner at the Sukkhothai restaurant on Dundas Street West in Toronto, on Nov. 21, 2017.

In addition to co-writers Davies and Mohacsi, “The Drugs” was also co-written by Mother Mother frontman Ryan Guldemond, Thomas "Tawgs" Salter, and Ali Siadat, (all of whom have already been presented with their No. 1 Awards for the song) and Jocelyn Alice (who will be presented with her award at a later date). “The Drugs” is published by Mother Mother Ship, Universal Music Publishing Canada, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada, and Inside Pocket Inc, administered by CCS Rights Management.


Back row: SOCAN's Peter Fera, Julien Paquin, Gavin Brown, Maia Davies, David Mohacsi, Dylan Groff, Meaghan Sproule, Steve Kane, Damhnait Doyle Alexander Stewart, Jennifer Hardy. Front row: Brendan McCarney, Shaddy Roman, Ryan Thiessen, and SOCAN's Melissa Cameron.

Also in attendance were Paquin Artists Agency’s Julien Paquin and Meaghan Sproule; music producer Gavin Brown; digital editors Dylan Groff, Shaddy Roman and Ryan Thiessen;  Warner Music Canada President Steve Kane; singer-songwriters Damhnait Doyle and Alexander Stewart; Music Canada's Jennifer Hardy; and film director Brendan McCarney. Attending for SOCAN were A&R Administrator Melissa Cameron and Account Executive, Radio, Peter Fera.

SOCAN congratulates the entire team behind “The Drugs” for its great success!