|Loaf and Steiny at SHOF|
||Jacqueline 08:45 am MST 05/31/12|
|dAVE GROHL, STEVIE NICKS, KENNY ROGERS, LYLE LOVETT, MEAT LOAF, EMMYLOU HARRIS, CHEYENNE JACKSON, CONSTANTINE MAROULIS, l.p., jerry moss AND TAKE 6 ANNOUNCED TO PRESENT AND/OR PERFORM AT THE 2012 SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME ANNUAL INDUCTION AND AWARDS GALA|
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED INDUCTEES INCLUDE gordon lightfoot, bob segEr, don schlitz, harvey schmidt &Tom Jones and jim steinman
New York, NY – May 31, 2012 – Dave Grohl, Stevie Nicks, Kenny Rogers, Lyle Lovett, Meat Loaf, Emmylou Harris, Cheyenne Jackson, Constantine Maroulis, L.P., Jerry Moss and Take 6 have signed on to be either a presenter and/or performer at the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. This year’s dinner will be held Thursday, June 14th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in NYC.
Inductees at the 43rd annual Songwriters Hall of Fame event include Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, Don Schlitz, Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones and Jim Steinman. The Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Bette Midler, with Ne-Yo receiving the Hal David Starlight Award. Lance Freed will be the recipient of the Abe Olman Publisher Award, and the first-ever Pioneer Award will be posthumously awarded to Woody Guthrie. "Stand By Me" is the Towering Song, with co-writer Ben E. King being honored with the Towering Performance Award.
About The Songwriters Hall of Fame:
The Songwriters Hall of Fame celebrates songwriters, educates the public with regard to their achievements, and produces a spectrum of professional programs devoted to the development of new songwriting talent through workshops, showcases and scholarships. There are fewer than 400 inductees who make up the impressive roster enshrined in the Hall of Fame. The list includes Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland, Albert Hammond, Desmond Child, Paul Williams, Hal David and Burt Bacharach, John Fogerty, Bob Dylan, Isaac Hayes and David Porter, Richard and Robert Sherman, Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Sir Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Brian Wilson, James Taylor, James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Jim Croce, Phil Collins, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Webb, Van Morrison, Irving Burgie, Kris Kristofferson, Dolly Parton, Diane Warren, Garth Brooks, Leon Russell and Leonard Cohen among many others.
Full biographies and a complete list of past inductees are available at the Songwriters Hall of Fame's Virtual Museum site at http://songwritershalloffame.org/.
Online membership is quick and easy at http://songhall.org/join
Tickets for the Songwriters Hall of Fame event begin at $1000 each, and are available through Buckley Hall Events, (212) 573-6933. Net proceeds from the event will go toward the Songwriters Hall of Fame programs.
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