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Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees

ELVIS COSTELLO, MARVIN GAYE, TOM PETTY, NILE RODGERS & BERNARD EDWARDS AND CHIP TAYLOR TO BE INDUCTED JUNE 9TH IN NEW YORK

New York, NY – March 2, 2016 – Musical titans Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye*, Tom Petty, Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards* and Chip Taylor will…

Mar 2

Nick Jonas To Receive Hal David Starlight Award

Previously Announced Inductees Include: Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye*, Tom Petty, Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards* and Chip Taylor

New York, NY – April 18, 2016 – Nick Jonas will be the recipient of the eminent Hal David Starlight Award, to be presented at the 47th…

Apr 18

Lionel Richie To Receive Prestigious Johnny Mercer Award

Previously Announced Inductees Include: Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye*, Tom Petty, Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards* and Chip Taylor

New York, NY – April 11, 2016 – The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced today that Lionel Richie will be the 2016 recipient of the esteemed Johnny Mercer Award at…

Apr 11

Remembering Merle Haggard

The Songwriters Hall of Fame was saddened to learn of the passing of 2007 Inductee Merle Haggard today, on his 79th birthday.

“Merle Haggard’s songs rallied blue-collar workers with their old-fashioned values,” said SHOF President & CEO Linda Moran. “He will always be revered as a grand narrator,…

Apr 6

Seymour Stein To Receive Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award

Previously Announced Inductees Include Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye*, Tom Petty, Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards* and Chip Taylor

March 17, 2016 – New York – Seymour Stein, co-founder and chairman of Sire Records, will be the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award at the Annual…

Mar 17

Lamont Dozier Returns To USC For Songwriters Hall Of Fame Master Session

1988 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee and 2009 Johnny Mercer Award winner Lamont Dozier returned to the campus for a Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Session on Friday, February 26th. Lamont, who had previously served as an Artist in Residence Professor at USC/Thornton where he was actively involved in creating…

Mar 8

Remembering 2010 SHOF Inductee Maurice White

2010 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee Maurice White, one of the co-founders of iconic band Earth, Wind & Fire died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, his brother Verdine said.

The musician had been battling Parkinson’s disease since 1992, and his condition worsened over the past few…

Feb 4

Remembering Glenn Frey

(left to right) SHOF Board Member Karen Sherry, Glenn Frey, SHOF Inductee Jimmy Webb, SHOF President & CEO Linda Moran and SHOF Board Member Robbin Ahrold
Photo by Chianan Yen, Courtesy NYU Steinhardt

The Songwriters Hall of Fame mourns the passing of 2000…

Jan 18
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