Songwriters Hall of Fame

In this Sept. 23, 2017 file photo, Justin Timberlake performs at the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin, Tennessee. (Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Justin Timberlake To Receive Special Honor From Songwriters Hall

The pop star will receive the Contemporary Icon Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 13, 2019, at the organization's 50th annual induction ceremony in New York.
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In this July 7, 2018 file photo, Missy Elliott performs at the 2018 Essence Festival in New Orleans. Elliott, one of rap’s greatest voices and also a songwriter and producer who has crafted songs for Beyonce and Whitney Houston, is one of the nominees for

Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey and Jimmy Cliff Up For Songwriters Hall

Missy Elliott, one of rap's greatest voices and also a songwriter and producer who has crafted songs for Beyonce and Whitney Houston, is one of the nominees for the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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In a Jan. 20, 2018 file photo, Nile Rodgers poses for a portrait to promote the film "Studio 54" at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Board members on Monday, July 2, 2018 unanimously elected Rodgers chairman of the Son

Nile Rodgers Elected Songwriters Hall of Fame Chairman

Musician, producer and composer Nile Rodgers has a new role as chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame...
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This May 24, 2018 photo shows music maker Jermaine Dupri during an interview in New York. Dupri will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday, June 14. (AP Photo/John Carucci)

Jermaine Dupri Looks Back at Legacy On Eve of Latest Honor

"No matter what you want to say about my records that I created, no matter what you want to say about the artists that I've put out, I'm going into the Hall of Fame, and you can't do nothing about it," Dupri said.
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Jay-Z Becomes First Rapper Ever to Receive Prestigious Honor

Not to make ya'll feel old, but Jay-Z dropped Reasonable Doubt some 20 years ago. Two decades later, Hov's making history by becomming the first rapper ever to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.It takes 20 years of writing hit songs to be considered for the highest honor a songwriter...
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