SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2014 Nominees

SOCAN has announced the final nominees for the 2014 Songwriting Prize. Vote now!

The SOCAN Songwriting Prize rewards the most creative and artistic songs released by independent Canadian songwriters over the past year. The winners will receive a $5,000 cash prize as well as a bunch of wicked music gear, including a Gibson 1941 SJ-100 acoustic guitar, and a Roland prize pack.

You have a month to vote! The five final nominees for the ninth annual SOCAN Songwriting Prize have been announced.

You can vote once a day for your favourite song from June 3rd to July 3rd here. Voters are also entered to win a new Sonos wireless music system simply by voting. The winners will be announced during the week of July 7.

The nominated songs are:

“Emeralds Shatter” – written and performed by Louise Burns.

“Gold” – written by Colyn Cameron; performed by Wake Owl; published by BMG Rights Management Canada.

“Having You Around” – written by Peter Dreimanis, Leah Goldstein, Eamon McGrath, Daniel Miles, and Josh Warburton; performed by July Talk; published by July Talk Music Inc.

“I Want” – written and performed by Alejandra Ribera; published by Pandyamonium Artist Management.

“Reservoir” – written by Stefan Babcock, Nestor Chumack, Zachary Mykula and Steven Sladkowski; performed by PUP.