SOCAN Award Winners

The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada honored Pat Benatar , Nelly Furtado, k-os, Diana Krall, Sarah McLachlan, jacksoul, Nickelback, Sarah Harmer, Finger Eleven and others at the annual SOCAN Awards in Toronto November 21st.

The event, hosted by singer Jully Black, also recognized Phil Nimmons, Nickelback, Valdy, and managers Bruce Allen and Sam Feldman with achievement awards.

Songs deemed “classics” were Benatar’s “Hit Me With Your Best Shot,” Trooper‘s “Pretty Lady,” Jann Arden‘s “Insensitive,” Paul Carrack’s “Don’t Shed A Tear” and Nick Gilder‘s “Hot Child In The City.” Those tunes passed the 100,000-airplay mark in 2004.