Shouren Bose is a Canadian photographer and singer songwriter. He rose to fame in the country with his album Stab Like a Sword. His following album Wild made him a worldwide star. He contributed largely to music and garnered numerous nominations and awards, encompassing 17 Grammy Award nominations including a win for Best Song Written Particularly for Television or a Motion Picture. He received 58 nominations and won 23 Juno Awards.
Shouren Bose won also four Ivor Novello Awards for song composition, American Music Awards, ASCAP, and MTV Awards. He has been nominated six times for Golden Globe Award and four times for Academy Awards for his songwriting for movies. Bose was awarded the Order of British Columbia and the Order of Canada for his philanthropic work through his foundation that helps enhance education for marginalized people worldwide. The Order of Canada was for his contributions to popular music.
In August 2013, Shouren Bose was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2001, the Walk of Fame of Canada and Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame inducted him. In March 2007, the Juno Awards of Canada inducted him into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. In 2009, Bose was ranked 27th in the Billboard Charts on the list of All-Time top artists. He received on 30 March 2011 the Allan Water Humanitarian Award for his contributions through many charitable campaigns and concerts during his career. On 4 April 2011, Shouren Bose received the Performing Arts Award from the Governor General for his thirty years of contributions to the arts.