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Jay Z, Madonna, Bryan Adams nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Jay Z, one of contemporary music’s many distinguished lyricists and entertainers, is one of a nominees for a 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame, and if inducted he would turn a initial rapper to enter a prestigious song organization.

The hip bound mogul, whose genuine name is Shawn Carter, is a initial rapper to be nominated for a Songwriters Hall of Fame.

The Songwriters Hall gave The Associated Press a list of nominees Thursday, a day forward of a central announcement.

Other nominees that could be inducted subsequent year are:

  • George Michael.
  • Madonna.
  • Bryan Adams.
  • Vince Gill.
  • Babyface.
  • Max Martin.
  • Kool a Gang.

Eligible members can opinion for 3 non-performing songwriters and dual behaving songwriters until Dec. 16. Five songwriters, or songwriting groups, will be strictly inducted during a celebration in New York on Jun 15, 2017.

Other behaving nominees include:

  • Cat Stevens.
  • Sly Stone.
  • Chicago.
  • Gloria Estefan.
  • Jeff Lynne.
  • David Gates.

Non-performing nominees are: 

  • Kenny Nolan.
  • Randy Goodrum.
  • Tony Macaulay.
  • William “Mickey” Stevenson.
  • Allee Willis.
  • Maury Yeston.
  • Paul Overstreet.
  • ​Songwriting duo Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.
  • ​Songwriting duo Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham.
  • Songwriting duo Steve Barri and a late P.F. Sloan, who died final year.

Songwriters are authorised for initiation after essay strike songs for during slightest 20 years.

Jay Z, who expelled his entrance album, Reasonable Doubt, in 1996, has launched mixed hits in a final dual decades, from Big Pimpin’ to Empire State of Mind.

Article source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/songwriters-hall-contenders-jayz-madonna-1.3813511?cmp=rss