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Lady Gaga To Receive First-Ever Contemporary Icon Award

Six-Time Grammy-Winner’s Songwriting and Creative Talents To Be Celebrated At One of Music’s Most Prestigious Evenings

Previously Announced Inductees Include Bobby Braddock, Willie Dixon, Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia, Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper and Linda Perry

New York, NY – April 23, 2015 – The Songwriters…

Apr 23

Van Morrison To Receive Prestigious Johnny Mercer Award

Previously Announced Inductees Include Bobby Braddock, Willie Dixon, Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia, Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper and Linda Perry

New York, NY – April 8, 2015 – The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced today that Van Morrison will be the 2015 recipient of the esteemed Johnny Mercer…

Apr 8

2014 Library of Congress National Recording Registry Inductions Announced

We are proud to announce two of the Songwriters Hall of Fame Towering Songs “Stand By Me” and “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” are among the recordings recently selected for induction into the Library of Congress National Recording Registry. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington named 25 new sound recordings…

Mar 27

Steve Tyrell Celebrates With Friends And Legends Of Song

Grammy Award winning vocalist/ producer Steve Tyrell brought That Lovin’ Feeling to the GRAMMY Museum’s Clive Davis Theater on March 4 to a sold out, standing-room-only audience. The BMI Foundation proudly joined forces with the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) and the GRAMMY Museum to present this very special evening,…

Mar 11

Gamble & Huff: The Heart Of Philly Soul

By April Anderson

The soul of “The Philadelphia Sound” was in the house last night at NYU Steinhardt’s Provincetown Playhouse for the latest in the series of Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions at NYU. Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees and Johnny Mercer Awardees Kenneth Gamble and Leon…

Mar 6

Congratulations To John Legend for Oscar Honors

The Songwriters Hall of Fame is thrilled that our 2002 Abe Olman Scholar, John Stephens, who went on to receive the 2007 Hal David Starlight Award under his professional name, John Legend, was honored with Best Original Song for “Glory” from the movie Selma at last night’s Oscars, along with…

Feb 23
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