New York, NY (CelebrityAccess) – The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced a slate of nominees for 2019 that includes Chrissy Hynde, Tom T. Hall, Missy Elliot, John Prine and Vince Gill among others.
Successful nominees will be inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame during its annual Induction & Awards Gala on June 13, 2018, in New York City.
To qualify for induction, a songwriter must be a published writer for a minimum of 20 years with a notable catalog of hit songs.
Eligible voting members will have until midnight on December 17, 2018, to turn in ballots with their choices of three nominees from a songwriter and three from a performing songwriter category.
The full list of nominees:
Lynn Ahrens / Stephen Flaherty
Key songs in the Ahrens / Flaherty catalog include: Scores for * Once On This Island * Ragtime * Seussical * Anastasia * My Favorite Year
Key songs in the Austin catalog include: * Creep * Just Like A Pill * Unpretty * What About Your Friends * Motownphilly
Tommy Boyce (deceased) / Bobby Hart
Key songs in the Boyce / Hart catalog include: * Come A Little Bit Closer * I’m Not Your Steppin’ Stone * I Wonder What’s She’s Doing Tonight? * Last Train To Clarksville * Valleri
L. Russell Brown / Irwin Levine (deceased)
Key songs in the Brown / Levine catalog include: * Tie A Yellow Ribbon * Knock Three Times * I’m Gonna Boogie Tonight * Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose * I Woke Up In Love This Morning
Key songs in the Dillon catalog include: * Ocean Front Property * The Chair * Easy Come Easy Go * Set ‘Em Up Joe * Best Day
Key songs in the Fuller catalog include: * Young Girl * Travelin’ Man * Lady Willpower * Show and Tell * Over You
Tom T. Hall
Key songs in the Hall catalog include: * Harper Valley PTA * I Love * Old Dogs Children And Watermelon Wine * I’m Not Ready Yet * Little Bitty
Key songs in the Nichols catalog include: * We’ve Only Just Begun * Rainy Days and Mondays * I Won’t Last a Day Without You * Let Me Be the One * Out in the Country
Dan Penn / Spooner Oldham
Key songs in the Penn / Oldham catalog include: * Cry Like a Baby * Sweet Inspiration * I’m Your Puppet * It Tears Me Up * A Woman Left Lonely
Dean Pitchford / Michael Gore
Key songs in the Pitchford / Gore catalog include: * Fame * I Sing The Body Electric * Red Light * All The Man That I Need * Broadway’s Carrie, The Musical.
P.F. Sloan (deceased) / Steve Barri
Key songs in the Sloan / Barri catalog include: * Secret Agent Man * Eve Of Destruction * Where Were You When I Needed You * You Baby (Nobody But You) * A Must To Avoid
Key songs in the Tempchin catalog include: * Peaceful Easy Feeling * Already Gone * The One You Love * Smuggler’s Blues * You Belong To The City
Key songs in the Carey catalog include: * Vision Of Love * One Sweet Day * Hero * Always Be My Baby * We Belong Together
Key songs in the Cliff catalog include: * The Harder They Come * Many Rivers To Cross * Sitting In Limbo * Wonderful World, Beautiful People * You Can Get It If You Really Want
Key songs in the Elliott catalog include: * Get Ur Freak On * Work It * Sock It To Me * Where My Girls At? * Free Yourself
Key songs in the Gill catalog include: * Don’t Let Our Love Start Slippin’ Away * I Still Believe In You * One More Last Chance * If You Ever Have Forever In Mind * Never Knew Lonely
Key songs in the Hynde catalog include: * Brass In Pocket * Talk Of The Town * Back On The Chain Gang * I’ll Stand By You * My City Was Gone
Key songs in the James catalog include: * Crimson And Clover * Crystal Blue Persuasion * Draggin’ The Line * I Think We’re Alone Now * Mony, Mony
Annie Lennox / Dave Stewart
Key songs in the Lennox / Stewart catalog include: * Here Comes The Rain Again * Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) * Would I Lie To You * Missionary Man * Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves
Key songs in the Love catalog include: * California Girls * Good Vibrations * Help Me Rhonda * I Get Around * Fun, Fun, Fun
Key songs in the Lynne catalog include: * Evil Woman * Mr. Blue Sky * Don’t Bring Me Down * Turn To Stone * Livin’ Thing
Key songs in the Price catalog include: * Just Because * Lawdy Miss Clawdy * Personality * I’m Gonna Get Married * Stagger Lee
Key songs in the Prine catalog include: * Angel From Montgomery * Paradise * Sam Stone * I Just Wanna Dance With You * In Spite Of Ourselves
Cat Stevens (a/k/a Yusuf Islam)
Key songs in the Stevens catalog include: * Moonshadow * Morning Has Broken * Peace Train * The First Cut Is The Deepest * Wild World