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Sade Adu, Snoop Dogg & All Seven 2023 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

Sade Adu, Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Jeff Lynne and Liz Rose are among the many songwriters who will likely be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on the group’s 52nd annual Induction and Awards Gala. The gala is slated for Thursday, June 15, on the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

Four of this 12 months’s honorees first gained fame in teams, however are being inducted right here as people. They are Sade Adu (Sade), Estefan (Miami Sound Machine), Lynne (ELO) and Teddy Riley (Guy).

Three have been born outdoors the U.S. – Sade Adu (Nigeria), Estefan (Cuba) and Lynne (England).

The honorees vary in age from 51-year-old Snoop to 75-year-old Lynne.

This would be the fifth consecutive induction ceremony at which a songwriter related to rap or hip-hop has been honored. Snoop follows Jay-Z (2017), Jermaine Dupri (2018), Missy Elliott (2019), and Chad Hugo and Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (2022). (There have been no induction ceremonies in 2020-21 due to the pandemic).

This is the newest in a collection of main honors for Estefan, who obtained the Kennedy Center Honors in 2017 and, along with her husband Emilio Estefan, the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in 2019.

Lynne was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017 as a member of ELO.

Rose is nominated for a Grammy for track of the 12 months on the sixty fifth annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 5 for the expanded model of Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well.” It’s her third nomination in that class.

The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) was established in 1969. A songwriter with a notable catalog of songs qualifies for induction 20 years after the primary vital business launch of a track.

“The music industry does not exist without songwriters delivering great songs first,” SHOF chairman Nile Rodgers (a 2016 SHOF inductee) stated in an announcement. “Without them there is no recorded music, no concert business, no merch … nothing, it all starts with the song and the songwriter.”

Twelve performing songwriters or songwriting groups and 12 non-performing songwriters or songwriting groups have been on the poll to affix the SHOF.

Performing songwriters who have been handed over within the voting this 12 months are Bryan Adams, Vince Gill, Patti Smith and Steve Winwood, plus 4 collectives — Clem Burke/Debbie Harry/Chris Stein (Blondie); Tom Johnston/Michael McDonald/Patrick Simmons (The Doobie Brothers); Ann Wilson/Nancy Wilson (Heart); and Bill Berry/Peter Buck/Mike Mills/Michael Stipe (REM).

Non-performing songwriters who have been handed over within the voting this 12 months are Dean Dillon, Franne Golde, Roger Nichols, Dean Pitchford and Tom Snow, plus 4 collaborations — Lynn Ahrens/Stephen Flaherty; Bobby Hart/Tommy Boyce; Sandy Linzer/Denny Randell; and Dan Penn/Spooner Oldham.

Recipients of particular awards, together with the Johnny Mercer Award, the SHOF’s high honor, will likely be introduced later.

Tickets for the Songwriters Hall of Fame occasion start at $2,000 every, and can be found by way of Buckley Hall Events, (914) 579-1000 and [email protected] To be part of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, go to: https://www.songhall.org/join.

Here are the seven songwriters who will likely be inducted in 2023. The SHOF equipped the titles of the 5 songs listed after every nominee’s title, however stresses that these “are merely a representative sample of their extensive catalogs.”

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