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'Songwriters Are Not Treated Fairly': Nile Rodgers On Streaming's Present And Future

The famed musician and current chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame talks to NPR about a recent letter he and many other songwriters sent to the head of Spotify.(Image credit: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
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Halsey to Receive New Artist Award From Songwriters Hall of Fame

Halsey will be the recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award at the 50th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Dinner, slated for Thursday, June 13 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The award, created in 2004, recognizes “gifted young songwriters who are making a significant impact in the music industry […]
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Soul Serenade: Curtis Mayfield — Keep On Keeping On

Curtis Mayfield was 14 years old when he joined the group that would become the Impressions. He was born in Chicago in 1942 and by the time he was seven, he was singing in the church’s gospel choir with a group called the Northern Jubilee Gospel Singers. Mayfield became friends with Jerry Butler in high school and in 1956, he joined Butler’s group, the Roosters. The other members of the group were the brothers Arthur and Richard Brooks. Two years later, the group changed their name to the Impres...
Tags: Music, Chicago, Brooklyn, Stevie Wonder, Martin Luther King, Civil rights movement, Marvin Gaye, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Ken Shane, Curtis, Butler, Arthur, Roll Hall of Fame, Stevie, Richard Brooks


Ronnie, Meredith and Dorothy

In The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed Ronnie Spector of the Ronettes for my "House Call" column in the Mansion section (go here). We talked about life in the suburbs of Connecticut, the wild animal that caused her to move from a house to a condo and the reason she started to cry during our touching interview. [Photo above courtesy of Ronnie Spector] Here's Ronnie and sister Estelle, left, and cousin Nedra, in November 1965 in the jukebox film The Big T.N.T. Show, singing their ...
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Carole Bayer Sager to get special honor at Songwriters Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Carole Bayer Sager will receive the Johnny Mercer Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June. The Oscar- and Grammy-winner, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall in 1987, will earn the organization’s highest honor on June 13 at its 50th induction ceremony in New York City. Bayer Sager, 71, […]
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Carole Bayer Sager to Receive Johnny Mercer Award at Songwriters Hall of Fame

The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced today that Carole Bayer Sager will be the 2019 recipient of the Johnny Mercer Award at its 50 th induction and awards dinner on June 13 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. The award, the hall’s highest honor, is reserved for a songwriter or songwriting team who […]
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6 Songwriters Hall Of Fame 2019 Inductees Named

The Songwriters Hall of Fame will induct six new honorees at its 50th Annual Awards Dinner. The star-studded event is slated for Thursday, June 13, 2019 in New York City.   Dallas Austin, Missy Elliott, Tom T. Hall, John Prine, Jack Tempchin & Yusuf / Cat Stevens were names in the first round of The Songwriters Hall of Fame 2019 inductees. These legendary songwriters wrote mega-hits such as, "The Boy Is Mine,” “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly),” “Angel From Montgomery,” “Ballad of Forty Do...
Tags: Music, New York City, Hall of Fame, Montgomery, Nile Rodgers, Music Business, Songwriters, Bruce Houghton, John Prine, Missy Elliott, Dallas Austin, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Publishing & Songwriting, Jack Tempchin & Yusuf / Cat Stevens, Tom T. Hall, Dallas Austin Missy Elliott Tom T Hall


Missy Elliott enters Songwriters Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott is officially the hottest 'round.
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Missy Elliott becomes first female hip-hop artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

"She's one of my favorite writers of all time," said Nile Rodgers, chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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Missy Elliott, Cat Stevens join 2019 class of Songwriters Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes Cat Stevens.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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2019 Songwriters Hall class: Missy, Cat Stevens, John Prine

NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine. The organization announced the new group of inductees Saturday. Other inductees include Tom T. Hall, who Johnny Cash called […]
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Missy Elliott, Cat Stevens, John Prine, More to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Dallas Austin, Missy Elliott, Tom T. Hall, John Prine, Jack Tempchin and Cat Stevens (a.k.a. Yusuf) will become the latest inductees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization’s 50 th annual Induction and Awards Dinner, taking place June 13 at its location for decades, the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York’s Times Square. […]
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Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces 2019 Nominees

The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its 2019 nominees and they include Chrissie Hynde, Tom T. Hall, Missy Elliot, John Prine and Vince Gill among others. Successful nominees will be inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame during its annual Induction & Awards Gala on June 13, 2019 in New York City. To qualify for induction, a songwriter must be a published writer for a minimum of 20 years with a notable catalog of hit songs. Eligible voting members will have until midnight on Dece...
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Missy Elliott Leads 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame Nominees

Missy Elliott becomes the first female rapper to be nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame as part of its class of 2019, it was announced today. Joining Elliott as performing nominees are Mariah Carey, Chrissie Hynde, Vince Gill, the Beach Boys’ Mike Love, Jimmy Cliff, Jeff Lynne, Cat Stevens, John Prine, Lloyd Price, Tommy […]
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Playing Like a Girl: The Problems with Reception of Women in Music

The year was 1942. In the USA, all-girl orchestras toured extensively, rather like a jazz version of A League of Their Own. Audiences were surprised to find that these girls played “just like men!” As in A League of Their Own, though, when the men returned, women were expected to go back to homemaking or other acceptably female professions. Those women who were leaders found themselves in the background once more. Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson, and Duke Ellington play large in ...
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Nile Rodgers Elected Songwriters Hall Of Fame Chairman

Chic founder, producer and songwriters Nile Rodgers, who was nominated to the Songwriters Hall of Fame earlier this year, has been elected as the Chairman of the organization. He was elected by the SHOF Board of Directors in a unanimous vote at their annual board meeting. Rodgers will serve as Chairman for a three-year term and he will succeed Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, who served as Co-Chairs for the SHOF the past three years. “I am truly honored and beyond humbled to be elected by ...
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Nile Rodgers elected Songwriters Hall of Fame chairman

NEW YORK (AP) — Musician, producer and composer Nile Rodgers has a new role as chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Board members on Monday unanimously elected the 65-year-old guitarist. Rodgers will serve a three-year term, succeeding co-chairs Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, known as Gamble & Huff. In a statement, Rodgers says he […]
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Neil Diamond Dazzles, Ariana Grande Sings, Mariah Carey Delivers Funny Speech at Songwriters Hall of Fame

Although they can seem formulaic, any major awards show, particularly one like the Songwriters Hall of Fame, is very difficult to pull off. While it’s a hallowed honor, the absolute apex for a songwriter — and the ceremony is a cross between the Grammy Awards and an annual family reunion for the tight-knit songwriting and music-publishing […]
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Ariana Grande Puts Her HUGE Engagement Ring From Pete Davidson On Display For The First Time — LOOK!

Raise your hand if you're proudly engaged! As you can see in the photo (above), Ariana Grande's new engagement ring was sitting pretty and proudly on the 24-year-old's finger during her performance at the Songwriters Hall of Fame during the 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner in NYC on Thursday night! Related: Pete Davidson Covers Up Tattoo Of Former Girlfriend! You could spot the diamond from a mile away!! Reports say Ari's beau Pete Davidson dropped $93,000 on the three-carat pear-shaped r...
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Neil shines like a Diamond at Songwriters Hall of Fame gala

Neil Diamond may have retired from touring due to Parkinson's disease, but the singer didn't let that stop him from giving a cheery and memorable performance at the 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony
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As Neil Diamond Is Honored at Songwriters Hall of Fame, Six of His Greatest Hits

He’s a receiver — Neil Diamond, that is, who’s already been handed trophies like the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (earlier this year), a Kennedy Center Honor (2011), membership in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (also 2011) and induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame (1984). That latter organization decided it’d been long enough […]
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SESAC Chief John Josephson Is Bullish on the Future of Music Rights

As performance-rights organizations go, SESAC is a for-profit royalty collector, banking a strong position for chairman and CEO John Josephson, who joined in 2014 after a successful career in investment banking, a unique position as a champion of songwriters. He knows the terrain intimately, having led a buyout of Sesac in 1994 while employed by […]
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2018 JJA Jazz Awards Party

Yesterday afternoon, the Jazz Journalists Association's 2018 Jazz Awards ceremony was held at New York's New School. During the event, the acrylic statues were handed out to the winners, speeches were given and jazz performers entertained. The award above is as much yours as it is mine. Without you—JazzWax's loyal readers—this blog would have fizzled out years ago. I deeply appreciate all of my readers and social-media followers—people in every corner of the world who love jazz and enjoy visiti...
Tags: New York, New York Times, New Jersey, Jazz, Jaguar, Npr, Newark, Greenwich Village, Tony Bennett, Nate, Howard Mandel, George Wein, David Rose, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Marc Myers, JazzWax


2018 Blog of the Year

Yesterday afternoon, the Jazz Journalists Association's 2018 Jazz Awards ceremony was held at New York's New School. During the event, the acrylic statues were handed out to the winners, speeches were given and jazz performers entertained. The award above is as much yours as it is mine. Without you—JazzWax's loyal readers—my blog would be useless. As a result, I deeply appreciate all of my readers and followers—people in every corner of the world who love jazz and enjoy visiting JazzWax to catc...
Tags: New York, New Jersey, Jazz, Jaguar, Npr, Newark, Greenwich Village, Tony Bennett, Nate, New York Times Now, Howard Mandel, David Rose, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Marc Myers, JazzWax, Sid Gribetz


A Queen of Kitsch Who Made the Whole World Sing

Allee Willis writes songs, hosts outrageous parties and made her own social network before we’d even heard of the internet. Now she’s entering the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Tags: News, Awards, Willis, Allee, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Allee Willis, Pop and Rock Music, Decorations and Honors


Court Rules Unauthorized Concert Recordings Should Stay Have Remained In “Vault”

Well known concert promoter Bill Graham amassed a number of coveted recordings of iconic artists during his time working in the industry, recordings which were then streamed and made available for download thanks to a third party buyer after Graham's death. Now a court has ruled these recordings should have remained locked away. _________________________________ Guest post by Stephen Carlisle of NOVA Southeastern University Bill Graham was certainly one of the most well-known concert...
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Singer & Songwriter, Don McLean’s New Album ‘Botanical Gardens’ Out Now

New York, NY – -(Ammoland.com)- Iconic American singer, songwriter and performer Don McLean releases his new album Botanical Gardens today through BMG. Click here to purchase, download or stream.Ahead of his sold-out performance tonight at City Winery New York, McLean wraps up a busy press week in both London and NYC, with appearances on BBC Breakfast, ABC News Radio, Cheddar, Fox News Radio, WABC's Bernie & Sid, iHeart Media's Breakfast With The Beatles, LifeMinute TV, Reuters, United Station...
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Universal Music Chairman Lucian Grainge to Be Honored by Songwriters Hall of Fame (EXCLUSIVE)

Lucian Grainge, chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group, will be honored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame as the 2018 recipient of the Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award at the organization’s annual induction ceremony in New York on June 14. Inductees at this year’s event include Bill Anderson, Robert “Kool” Bell, Ronald Bell, George Brown & James “JT” […]
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Songwriters Hall Of Fame Names 2018 Inductees

Songwriters Bill Anderson, Robert “Kool” Bell, Ronald Bell, George Brown & James “JT” Taylor  of Kool & The Gang, Steve Dorff, Jermaine Dupri, Alan Jackson, John Mellencamp and Allee Willis have been announced as 2018 inductees to the Songwriters Hall of Fame. _______________________________ New members will all be inducted at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner, which will take place on June 14th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Additional...
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LA Peeps: Don't miss Allee Willis' campy 'Love N' Latkes' show

Heads up! The reigning Queen of Kitsch, Allee Willis, is hosting three live Christmas/Hanukkah mashup "party performance" shows in Studio City later this week. She writes: It is with great pleasure that I announce my craziest in-the-best-sense-of-the-word nuts live show yet! For 3 big nights - Nov. 30-Dec. 2 - the party rages on at Allee Willis’ Love ’N Latkes Chanukah Christmas Shopping (and Singing and Comedy) Extravaganza Show! An ALL NEW "one-woman + Andrae” party performance featuring hit...
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