THE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME (SHOF) will induct BILL ANDERSON; ROBERT “KOOL” BELL, RONALD BELL, GEORGE BROWN & JAMES “JT” TAYLOR, P/K/A “KOOL & THE GANG;” STEVE DORFF; JERMAINE DUPRI; ALAN JACKSON; JOHN MELLENCAMP; and ALLEE WILLIS at the organization’s 49th Annual INDUCTION AND AWARDS DINNER set to be held THURSDAY, JUNE 14th at the MARRIOTT MARQUIS HOTEL in NEW YORK CITY. Additional special award honorees will be announced soon.
“The 2018 roster of SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME inductees is a prodigious representation of creators of cross-genre hits, certain to resonate with everyone,” SHOF co-chairs KENNETH GAMBLE & LEON HUFF and Pres./CEO LINDA MORAN said. “Each year, the slate of songwriters we induct is more diverse and illustrative of the history and contributions that we strive to acknowledge and honor. We could not be more excited to preside over this year’s event and to give these songwriters their due respect.”