Drake to be Honored at Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala
Drake to be Honored at Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

Drake will be presented with the Hal David Starlight Award at the 42nd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner slated for Thurs., June 16 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

"Drake shines as a talented songwriter with a unique vision," commented Songwriters Hall of Fame Chairman Jimmy Webb via a statement "and we are pleased to honor him…"

The Hal David Starlight Award, created in 2004 and renamed in honor of the former SHOF Chairman, Hal David, for his longtime support of young songwriters, is gifted to songwriters who are making significant impact in the music industry.

Drake joins the likes of past recipients Alicia Keys, John Mayer, John Legend and Taylor Swift, among others.

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