The Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony in New York on Thurs. (June 17) featured Billy Joel, John Mayer, Judy Collins and more while honoring legends including Leonard Cohen as well as wunderkind Taylor Swift. A full wrap is here.



Taylor Swift speaks onstage during the 41st Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony at the New York Marriott Marquis on June 17. (Photo by Jemal Countess/WireImage for Songwriter's Hall of Fame)



Billy Joel, Paul Simon and Phil Ramone attend the 41st Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony at The New York Marriott Marquis on June 17, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriter's Hall of Fame)



John Mayer speaks onstage during the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony. (Photo by Jemal Countess/WireImage for Songwriter's Hall of Fame)



Inductee David Foster and singer Charice attend the 41st Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony. (Photo by Jemal Countess/WireImage for Songwriter's Hall of Fame)



Linda Moran and Phil Collins attend the 41st Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriter's Hall of Fame)


Atlantic Records' Julie Greenwald and Craig Kallman were awarded the UJA's Music Visionary of the Year Award at a posh luncheon at the Pierre Hotel in New York on Wed. (June 16). Comedian Jeffrey Ross emceed the event and kept the jabs flowing throughout, while Trey Songz welcomed the crowd and B.o.B., Bruno Mars and James Blunt all performed. Lyor Cohen presented the award to Greenwald and Kallman, and Daniel Glass spoke on behalf of the UJA-Federation and Music For Youth Story. Below, shots from the event.



Rob Thomas, Julie Greenwald, Craig Kallman and James Blunt arriving at the Pierre Hotel in New York on Wed. (June 16). (Photo from UJA)



Emcee/comedian Jeffrey Ross introducing Kallman. (Photo from UJA)



B.o.B. and Bruno Mars performed "Nothin On You" with custom lyrics tailored for Greenwald. (Photo from UJA)



Rob Thomas and Greenwald look on as Beyonce signs autographs at the Pierre Hotel. (Photo by Andrew Zaeh)



WMG North American chief Lyor Cohen with Jay-Z. (Photo from UJA)



WMG chief hands Greenwald and Kallman the UJA's Music Visionary of the Award. (Photo from UJA)



Greenwald at the Pierre Hotel. (Photo by Andrew Zaeh)



Recording Academy president Neil Portnow and Clive Davis at the event. (Photo from UJA)



Jason Mraz arrives at the Pierre.



Former WMG and IDJ exec Kevin Liles and Trey Songz.


The Billboard/Adweek Music & Advertising Conference 2010 ran June 15-16 at the Edison Ballroom in New York. Below, some shots from the event. For full coverage of the Music & Advertising Conference 2010, click here.



Kid Rock sat for a keynote Q&A at the Billboard/Adweek Music & Advertising Conference 2010 on Tues. (June 15). Get a recap of Rock's discussion, which included details on his partnership with Jim Beam and his new record, here. (Photo by Michael Seto)



Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh at the Billboard/Adweek Music & Advertising Conference 2010 on Tues. (June 15) at the Edison Ballroom in New York. Devo was on hand to explain its multilayered collaboration with ad agency Mother LA. (Photo by Michael Seto)



Cocktail party at the Music & Advertising Conference sponsored by Guvera. (Photo by Michael Seto)



Billboard editorial director Bill Werde, Mother LA research consultant Jacob, Mother LA creative director Bill Moulton, Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh and Gerald Casale, and Billboard music editor Cortney Harding. (Photo by Michael Seto)



Jillian Kelleher of Sound Museum Music and Eileen O'Neill from Modiba
Publishing and Consulting at the Music & Advertising Conference cocktail party sponsored by Guvera. (Photo by Michael Seto)



Billboard music editor Cortney Harding with Guvera's Claes Loberg and Staind singer Aaron Lewis at Music & Advertising. (Photo by Michael Seto)



Josh Rabinowitz, senior VP/director of music for the Grey Group, moderating on day two of Music & Advertising on Wed. (June 16). (Photo by Michael Seto)