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Songwriters Hall Of Fame 2016 Nominees For Induction Announced

New York, NY – October 6, 2015 - The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its slate of nominees to be elected for induction at its Annual Induction & Awards Gala on June 9, 2016, in New York City.

The Songwriters Hall of Fame is dedicated to recognizing…

Oct 6

Linda Perry Shines At SHOF Master Session At USC

Students from USC’s prestigious Thornton School paid musical tribute to Grammy-winning writer/producer and 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee Linda Perry during the SHOF Master Sessions event held in Los Angeles on November 6.

Master Sessions, a program in its third year sponsored by The Songwriters Hall of…

Nov 10

Remembering Allen Toussaint

The Songwriters Hall of Fame was saddened today to learn of the passing of 2011 Inductee Allen Toussaint; an American musician, songwriter and record producer and one of the most influential figures in New Orleans R&B.

Born in 1938 in Gert Town, a humble working-class neighborhood of New…

Nov 10

Rosanne Cash: Songwriting Interiors

By April Anderson

It was a fascinating evening featuring the songwriting process-laid-bare at NYU Steinhardt’s Provincetown Playhouse on October 8, for the latest in the series of Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions at NYU. After a spirited introduction by Dr. Ron Sadoff (Associate Professor, Director & Chair…

Oct 14

Bill Withers Charms at USC Master Session

The Songwriters Hall of Fame and the USC Thornton School proudly entered into the third year of their association by hosting a Master Session featuring the legendary Bill Withers on Friday September 18, 2015. 

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005, Bill Withers was honored by…

Sep 28

Songwriters Hall of Fame To Add Curtis Mayfield Scholarship Award for 2016

New York, NY, Sept. 22, 2015--"People get ready,” says Altheida Mayfield, echoing one of her late husband’s best known and most enduring songs.

The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF), beginning in 2016, will include a Curtis Mayfield Award in its scholarship program as part of its Annual Induction…

Sep 22

Rosanne Cash To Guest At Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions @ NYU

Rosanne Cash, one of the country’s pre-eminent singer/songwriters, will come to New York University on Thursday, October 8, as the featured guest at the next edition of the Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions at NYU. Launched in 2011, the Master Sessions are a collaboration between the Hall and the…

Sep 16