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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...
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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” […]
Tags: New York, News, Universal Music Group, Lucian Grainge, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Bill Anderson Robert, Bell Ronald Bell George Brown James


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...
Tags: Music, New York City, Elton John, Michigan, Garth Brooks, Taylor, Hall of Fame, Music Business, Johnny Mercer, Bruce Houghton, Tom Petty, Oates, Leon Russell, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Marriott Marquis Hotel, Allee Willis


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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Pro-shot video of Alex Lifeson performing Neil Young's Cinnamon Girl with Arkells at Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

This past Saturday evening at Toronto's Massey Hall the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inducted four new members; Beau Dommage, Stéphane Venne, Bruce Cockburn and Neil Young. Alex Lifeson was in attendance at the gala and made a surprise appearance with Canadian rock band Arkells as a guest musician on a performance of Neil Young's Cinnamon Girl towards the end of the show. CBC Music has just posted a pro-shot video of the entire performance to YouTube which you can watch below or at this loc...
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Updates and other random Rush stuff

This past Saturday evening at Toronto's Massey Hall the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inducted four new members; Beau Dommage, Stéphane Venne, Bruce Cockburn and Neil Young. Alex Lifeson was in attendance at the gala and made a surprise appearance with Canadian rock band Arkells as a guest musician on a performance of Neil Young's Cinnamon Girl towards the end of the show. Arkells posted a 1-minute video of the performance to Twitter, along with this photo of Alex posing with the band. Rush ...
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Alex Lifeson performs Neil Young's Cinnamon Girl with Arkells at Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

After a 5-year hiatus, this past Saturday evening at Toronto's Massey Hall the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inducted four new members; Beau Dommage, Stéphane Venne, Bruce Cockburn and Neil Young. Alex Lifeson was in attendance at the gala and made a surprise appearance with Canadian rock band Arkells as a guest musician on a performance of Neil Young's Cinnamon Girl towards the end of the show. Arkells posted a 1-minute video of the performance to Twitter, along with this photo of Alex posi...
Tags: Twitter, Toronto, Neil Young, Alex, Alex Lifeson, Massey Hall, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Arkells, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, Beau Dommage, Venne Bruce Cockburn, Neil Young Alex Lifeson


Watch Neil Young Get Inducted Into The Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Neil Young was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame during a ceremony at Toronto's Massey Hall last night. "I'm terribly proud to be Canadian," Young told the crowd after being introduced by Randy Bachman. "I know I've travelled a lot ... but I've always been a Canadian citizen. I've never been a citizen … More »
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JAY-Z Performs “Family Feud” & “Numb/Encore” on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge

During his recent stop in the UK, which included a headlining set at V Festival, JAY-Z delivered his first BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge performance in almost a decade. Joined by Young Guru and a choir, Hov performed “Family Feud,” off his new album 4:44, and “Numb/Encore,” which he dedicated to the late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington. Jay also sat down with BBC Radio 1’s Clara Amfo to discuss his career trajectory from Reasonable Doubt to 4:44, social media, being inducted into the Songw...
Tags: UK, Interviews, America, Jay-z, United States, Jazz, Linkin Park, BBC Radio, Live Lounge, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Clara Amfo, Performances, Bbc Radio 1, Damien Marley, Chester Bennington Jay


Preview New Jay Z Song “Adnis” In 4:44 Trailer

It's been a big week for Jay Z. Dude already became the first rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame and had twins, and now he has some new music out in the world. Tidal's mysterious 4:44 turned out to be an NC-17 movie Starring Mahershala Ali, Lupita Nyong'o, … More »
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