Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Tom Waits Songwriters Hall of Fame nominee

Tom Waits is one of the nominees for the 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame, officials told the Associated Press on Monday.

Other nominees are Mariah Carey, N.W.A., John Mellencamp, Tracy Chapman, Alice Cooper, Jimmy Cliff, the Isley Brothers, Chrissie Hynde, Alan Jackson, Kool & the Gang and Tom T. Hall.

Non-performing nominees are William Stevenson, Bill Anderson, Maurice Starr, Allee Willis, Steve Dorff, Mike Chapman, Randy Goodrum, Tony Macaulay and Jermaine Dupri. Nominated songwriting duos include Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan, Denny Randell and Sandy Linzer and L. Russell Brown and Irwin Levine.

Six songwriters, or songwriting groups, will be officially inducted at a gala in New York on June 14. Eligible members can vote for three non-performing songwriters and three performing songwriters until December 17.

1 comment:

49rambler said...

How is Tom Waits not already in your songwriter's hall of fame? It must be a sorry outfit if they r only just inducted Tom. Who's ahead of him? Abba? Captain and Tenile? America?