William Prince Wins 2020 SOCAN Songwriting Prize

“The Spark” has captured top honours for Winnipeg-based singer-songwriter William Prince, as the winner of the 2020 SOCAN Songwriting Prize.

“The Spark” is a single on Prince’s highly acclaimed sophomore album, Reliever, the followup to his Juno-award winning debut album Earthly Days.

Prince will receive the $5,000 first prize, a Yamaha Keyboard, and a $500 gift card from Long & McQuade.

“The Spark” was shortlisted for the prize alongside other nominated songs by Haviah MightyCorridorClairmont The SecondiskwéFouKi and LOONY. In a first for SOCAN, each of the remaining nine nominated songwriters were awarded $500.

The SOCAN Songwriting Prize was chosen by fan votes from across Canada.






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