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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

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

Remembering Michael Masser

The SHOF was saddened to learn of the passing of 2007 Inductee Michael Masser on Thursday, July 9.

Songwriter/producer Michael Masser first came to fame with the number one smash hit “Touch Me In the Morning” that he wrote and produced for Diana Ross in 1973. He followed…

Jul 12

The Songwriters Hall of Fame Announces Newly Elected Board of Directors

New York, N.Y.- June 24, 2015- The Songwriters Hall of Fame held its Annual Meeting on June 19, the day after the SHOF Annual Induction & Awards Gala and conducted its election of Board of Directors and Officers. The newly elected Board of Directors is Robbin Ahrold, Martin Bandier, Caroline…

Jun 24

Songwriters Hall Of Fame Celebrates The Best Of Songwriting Legends

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

Along with Honorees: Lady Gaga, Van Morrison, Nate Ruess and John LoFrumento

JUNE 19, 2015 – NEW YORK - The 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame 46th…

Jun 19

Legendary Songwriters Kenneth Gamble And Leon Huff Elected As Co-Chairmen

New York, NY – June 16, 2015 – The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced today that Legendary Songwriters and Co-Creators of the iconic “Sound of Philadelphia,” Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, have been elected by the Board of Directors as the new Co-Chairmen of the organization. In this role, Gamble…

Jun 16