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Chad Kroeger, Call Me Maybe, Jack Lenz To Be Feted At SOCAN Awards

The Nickelback leader (pictured), a global pop smash, and a prolific film composer are amongst those to be honoured at the 30th anniversary gala in Toronto on April 1.

Chad Kroeger, Call Me Maybe, Jack Lenz To Be Feted At SOCAN Awards

By FYI Staff

Anticipation is growing for the 30th anniversary SOCAN Awards on April 1 in Toronto. Announced as recipients of Thirtieth Anniversary Honours are Chad Kroeger of Nickelback, the global smash "Call Me Maybe," and screen composer Jack Lenz.


2019 Special Achievement Winners are Drake, Ed Robertson, Frank Dukes, Jessie Reyez, Murda Beatz, Keith Power, and Ralph Murphy.

The evening also features the induction of Buffy Sainte-Marie into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Performances from Dallas Smith, Barenaked Ladies, Meghan Patrick, Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine and Anders are scheduled.

The full list of this year's SOCAN Award winners will be released on the evening of April 1.

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Linkin Park Debuts at No. 1 on Rock & Alternative Airplay Chart With ‘Friendly Fire’
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Linkin Park Debuts at No. 1 on Rock & Alternative Airplay Chart With ‘Friendly Fire’

It's the band's third leading entrance.

The fifth No. 1 debut in the history of Billboard’s Rock & Alternative Airplay chart belongs to Linkin Park, whose “Friendly Fire” premieres atop the March 9-dated tally.

“Friendly Fire” bows with 7.9 million radio audience impressions earned Feb. 23-29, according to Luminate.

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