Shawn Mendes To Receive Songwriter Award

Shawn Mendes will be feted on June 18 at the 29th annual SOCAN Awards in Toronto.

SOCAN announced Thursday that it is honouring the 19-year-old Canadian singer as Songwriter of the Year. 

Mendes co-writes his songs with fellow Canadian Geoff Warburton as well as Scott Harris and Teddy Geiger.

Also being honoured at this year’s event is music producer Adam Feeney, who goes by the name Frank Dukes. The 34-year-old has co-written several tracks for Drake and The Weeknd and has also worked with artists like Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar and Eminem.

Feeney co-wrote a number of songs on Camila Cabello’s debut album, including the smash hit “Havana.”