added: 23 Feb 2013 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Musical titans Steven Tyler & Joe Perry, Tony Hatch, Mick Jones & Lou Gramm, Holly Knight, and JD Souther will become the latest inductees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization's 44th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner.
These legendary songwriters wrote such mega-hits as 'Downtown,' "I Want To Know What Love Is,' 'Love Is A Battlefield,' 'Best Of My Love' and 'Dude (Looks Like A Lady).' The star-studded induction event is slated for Thursday, June 13th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Additional special award honorees will be announced soon.
'Each of our 2013 inductees has been responsible for captivating the world with their creativity for decades, serving up a rich variety of songs for our global soundtrack,' said SHOF Chairman Jimmy Webb. 'We are looking forward to celebrating their contributions at our Annual Awards Gala.'
Established in 1969, the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) serves as a vital bridge between music's past and future. In the Hall, musical pioneers are enshrined and celebrated, while the organization's outreach to the music community grooms the next generation of troubadours.