Songwriters Hall of Fame

  1. Ray Davies, Donovan Part of Songwriters Hall Class

    February 11, 2014 11:27 AM EST Ray Davies and Donovan are among the 2014 class of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The organization announced Tuesday that "Midnight Train to Georgia" writer Jim Weatherly and English songwriter Graham Gouldman also made the cut. Mark Jame ...

  2. Benny Blanco to be Honored by Songwriters Hall of Fame

    April 16, 2013 1:49 PM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- Benny Blanco, who has co-written and co-produced hits like Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" and Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger," is getting a songwriting honor. Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, Drake, Chaka Kh ...

  3. Howie Richmond, Co-Founder of Songwriters Hall of Fame, Dies

    June 01, 2012 2:55 PM EDT Howie Richmond, a giant in music publishing since the 1940s, died May 20 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 94. Richmond began his career in the music industry in 1935, working in publicity, before founding publishing company Cromwell Music in 1949 a ...

  4. Barry Mann And Cynthia Weil To Receive Johnny Mercer Award At 2011 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Event

    March 10, 2011 12:56 PM EST Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil will be the 2011 recipients of the Johnny Mercer Award at the 42nd Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Dinner, to be held June 16 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The husband-and-wife tea ...

  5. BACKBEAT: Nashville Toasts Its Greats During The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame joined together to toast Nashville's songwriting giants during the 40th Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Inductio ...

  6. Taylor Swift Among Diverse Honorees At Songwriters Hall

    June 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The iconic ballad "Bridge Over Troubled Water" was so stirring that even a young Paul Simon knew he was onto something special when he composed it 40 years ago. "I thought, 'Hmm. That's better than I usually write,'&q ...

  7. Publishing Round-up: Songwriters Hall of Fame, Billy Joel, Diana Krall, ASCAP and More

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The Songwriters Hall of Fame has added music publishing executive Keith Mardak to those who will be honored at its induction ceremony on June 17 at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel. Mardak, who is chairman/CEO for the Hal Leonard Corp., will ...

  8. Taylor Swift To Receive Award At Songwriters Hall Of Fame

    May 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT She's only 20, but Taylor Swift is getting in the hall of fame. Swift will receive the Hal David Starlight Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards on June 17. Swift has written or co-written every song on her two multiplatinum-selling CD ...

  9. Tammy Wynette Gets Posthumous Honor

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inducted hit songwriters Kye Fleming and Mark D. Sanders and late country music icon Tammy Wynette during the organization's 39th Anniversary Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony, held Oct. 19 at ...

  10. Publishing Briefs: Non-Stop Music, Keith Urban, Joey Ramone, SongHall

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell's Non-Stop Music production operation has acquired the entire catalog of V-The Production Library, a London-based production music library. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of the agreement, V-The Production Libra ...

  11. Special: Celebrating Songs For 40 Years

    June 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT When the members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame convene for its annual gala award dinner on June 18 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York, attendees will celebrate not just a stellar group of inductees but also the organization's 40th an ...

  12. Tom Jones To Receive Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Tom Jones will receive the Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award at the 2009 Songwriters Hall of Fame 40th Anniversary Awards dinner, to be held June 18 at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel. "Sir Tom represents the perfect choice as a recipient of ...

  13. Lamont Dozier To Be Honored With Johnny Mercer Award

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lamont Dozier- who will be honored as part of the famed Holland-Dozier-Holland songwriting team Gala with the Johnny Mercer Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Annual Award Gala-will lead the 2009 Master Class, which offers an intimate view of t ...

  14. Hiatt, Berg, Shapiro Head To Hall Of Fame

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hit writers Matraca Berg ("Strawberry Wine") and Tom Shapiro ("Wink") and musical trailblazer John Hiatt will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (NaSHOF) this fall. The formal induction will come at the 39t ...

  15. SHOF Honors 'Take Me Out'

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) will be honoring "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with the towering song award at this year's gala. The award is presented each year to the creators of an individual song that has influenced America ...

  16. Fifteen Nominated For Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amy Grant, Hank Williams Jr., Mac McAnnally, Thom Schuyler and Bob DiPiero are among the 15 songwriters that have been nominated for induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. The slate of nominees, divided into songwriter and songwrit ...

  17. Allen Klein To Be Honored By Songwriters Hall

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Awards gala will be held on June 15 in New York City. The Songwriters Hall of Fame will be awarding the Abe Olman Publishers Award to Allen Klein, CEO of ABKCO Music & Records. The award, named after one of the founders, goes to a music publis ...

  18. Peter, Paul & Mary To Be Honored

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to be held June 15 in New York. Peter, Paul & Mary will be the recipients of the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 2006 Awards dinner. The award honors industry veterans who are pioneers in their craft ...

  19. Songwriters Hall To Honor John Mayer

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award. John Mayer will be the recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award at the 2006 Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards. The award honors gifted songwriters in the early years of their careers whose original ...

  20. Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame Welcomes Four

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Guy Clark, Freddie Hart, Dennis Morgan and Billy Joe Shaver became the newest members of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame during a ceremony yesterday (Nov. 7) in Nashville. The event was hosted Guy Clark, Freddie Hart, Dennis Morgan and Bill ...

  21. Les Bider To Be Honored By Songwriters Hall

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Songwriters Hall of Fame will bestow its Abe Olman Award on Warner/Chappell chairman/CEO Les Bider at this year's gala dinner, set for June 10 at New York's Marriott Marquis hotel. The Songwriters Hall of Fame will bestow its Abe Olm ...

  22. Les Bider To Be Honored By Songwriters Hall

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Songwriters Hall of Fame will bestow its Abe Olman Award on Warner/Chappell chairman/CEO Les Bider at this year's gala dinner, set for June 10 at New York's Marriott Marquis hotel. The Songwriters Hall of Fame will bestow its Abe Olm ...

  23. Stevie Gets Special Honor From Songwriters Hall

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Johnny Mercer Award to be presented at June event. Stevie Wonder will be presented with the Johnny Mercer Award as part of the 2004 gala for the National Academy of Popular Music/Songwriters Hall of Fame. The event is set for June 10 at the Mariot ...

  24. Al Green, Hall & Oates Set For Songwriters Hall

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST The National Academy of Popular Music/Songwriters Hall of Fame has named Charles Fox, Al Green, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Don McLean and songwriting duo Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield as this The National Academy of Popular Music/Songw ...