The Songwriters Hall of Fame have announced their nominees for induction in 2013 and it truly is an amazing group of writers and performers.

A total of twelve writers/writing duos are up in the Non-Performers category with three eventually selected for inclusion while an additional twelve are up in the Performer/Songwriters category of which two will be selected.

Members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame have until December 17 to vote with the inductees announced shortly after. The actual ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 13 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Here are the nominees in the Performer/Songwriter category with three of their best known compositions:

Lindsay Buckingham, Christine McVie & Stevie Nicks
Go Your Own Way
Don't Stop

Jimmy Buffett
Come Monday

Elvis Costello
Watching the Detectives
Pump It Up

Ray Davies
Tired of Waiting
You Really Got Me

Vince Gill
I Still Believe in You
One More Last Chance
Go Rest High On That Mountain

Mick James & Lou Gramm
Waiting For a Girl Like You
Cold as Ice
Hot Blooded

B.B. King
Sweet Sixteen
Bad Luck

Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These)
Here Comes The Rain Again
Would I Lie To You

Jeff Lynne
Evil Woman
Mr. Blue Sky
Strange Magic

Steven Tyler & Joe Perry
Dream On
Walk This Way
Dude Looks Like a Lady

Steve Winwood
Gimme Some Lovin'
Dear Mr. Fantasy
Higher Ground

Bobby Womack
Across 110th Street
That's the Way I Feel About Cha'

In the category of Non-Performing Songwriters, the nominees are:

Bobby Braddock
He Stopped Loving Her Today
Golden Ring

Don Covay
Chain of Fools
Mercy, Mercy

Randy Goodrum
You Needed Me
Bluer Than Blue
Oh Sherrie

Tony Hatch
Don't Sleep in the Subway
My Love

Holly Knight
Love is a Battlefield
Better Be Good to Me
The Warrior

Dennis Lambert & Brian Potter
Don't Pull Your Love
One Tin Soldier (The Legend of Billy Jack)
It Only Takes a Minute

Bob McDill
Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On
Gone Country

Rick Nowels
Heaven Is a Place On Earth
White Flag
You Get What You Give

Linda Perry
Get the Party Started
What's Up?

P.F. Sloan & Steve Barri
Eve of Destruction
Secret Agent Man
Where Were You When I Needed You

J.D. Souther
Best of My Love
New Kid In Town
You're Only Lonely

Rod Temperton
Boogie Nights
Rock With You
Always and Forever

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