SOCAN presents No. 1 Song Awards to Universal Music Publishing Canada

Left to right: SOCAN Director, A&R, Rodney Murphy; SOCAN Account Executive, Radio and Publishing, Bruce Landon; Adam Fujiki, the new Director, Creative/A&R, Universal Music Publishing Group Canada; SOCAN A&R Administrator Melissa Cameron and A&R Co-ordinator Andreas Rizek. (Photo: Tiana Feng)
December 7, 2016

The Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) Canada was honoured for seven songs that achieved No. 1 positions on various airplay charts, in a presentation held Nov. 30, 2016, at SOCAN’s Toronto office.

Receiving the awards was Adam Fujiki, the new Director, Creative/A&R for UMPG Canada. SOCAN personnel presenting the awards were Director, A&R, Rodney Murphy; Account Executive, Radio and Publishing, Bruce Landon; A&R Administrator Melissa Cameron; and A&R Co-ordinator Andreas Rizek.

We presented SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards for

“A Little Too Much”
Performed by Shawn Mendes
Written by Shawn Mendes (SOCAN)
Reached No. 1 on the MuchMusic Countdown Chart on June 12, 2015

“I Know What You Did Last Summer”
Performed by Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
Written by Shawn Mendes (SOCAN); William Withers and Karla Camila Cabello (both BMI)
Reached No. 1 on the MuchMusic Countdown Chart on March 18, 2016

“Hello” and “Lose Control”
Performed by Hedley
Both written by Jacob Hoggard, Brian Howes, and Jason Van Poederooyen (all SOCAN), with co-writer Jarett Holmes (SOCAN)
Reached No. 1 on the MuchMusic Countdown Chart on March 11, 2016 ("Hello") and July 22, 2016 (“Lose Control”)

“Don’t Go”
Performed by Hannah Georgas
Written by Hannah Georgas and Ryan Guldemond (both SOCAN)
Reached No. 1 on the CBC Radio 2 Top 20 Chart on May 16, 2016

“I Really Like You”
Performed by Carly Rae Jepsen
Written by Carly Rae Jepsen (SOCAN), Jacob Hindlin (ASCAP), and Peter Svensson (STIM)
Reached No. 1 on the MuchMusic Countdown Chart on June 19, 2015

“Say It”
Performed by Tory Lanez
Written by Daystar Peterson (SOCAN); Andrew Wansel, Nicole Gilbert and Arturo Whitfield (all BMI); Gordon Chambers and David Hall (both ASCAP)
Reached No. 1 on the Billboard Mainstream Hip Hop/R&B Chart on December 26, 2015