The Weeknd wins three honours at 2018 ASCAP Pop Awards

The Weeknd, pictured winning a SOCAN No. 1 Song Award in November of 2016. (Photo: Jeff Knights)
April 26, 2018

The Weeknd earned three honours at the 35th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held April 23, 2018, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. He was recognized for co-writing his own “Starboy” and “I Feel It Coming,” as well as “Unforgettable,” by French Montana Featuring Swae Lee.

The full list of SOCAN songwriters and music publishers who earned ASCAP Pop Awards at the 2018 edition is:

“I Feel It Coming” by The Weeknd Feat. Daft Punk
Co-writers: Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, Doc McKinney, Henry “Cirkut” Walter|
Co-Publishers: Cirkut Breaker, Prescription Songs, Kobalt Music Publishing Canada

“Starboy” by The Weeknd Feat. Daft Punk
Co-writers: Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, Doc McKinney, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Jason “Daheala” Quenneville
Co-Publishers: Cirkut Breaker LLC, Prescription Songs, Kobalt Music, Universal Music Publishing Group

“Unforgettable” by French Montana Feat. Swae Lee
Co-writers: Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, Jaegen
Co-Publishers: Concord Copyrights Canada, Kobalt Music Publishing Canada

“Fake Love” by Drake
Co-writer: Frank Dukes
Music Co-Publisher: Nyan King Music

“Stay” by Zedd Feat. Alessia Cara
Co-writer: Alessia Cara
Co-Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music Canada, Kobalt Music Publishing Canada

“Closer” by The Chainsmokers Feat. Halsey
Co-writer: Shaun Frank
Co-Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Canada, EMI April Music Canada

“Wild Thoughts” by DJ Khaled Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
Co-writer: PARTYNEXTDOOR
Co-Publisher: Warner Chappell Music Canada

SOCAN congratulates all of these winning members on their great international achievements!