Mariah Carey, Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics and the Isley Brothers are among the 2020 Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductees.
The full list of 2020 Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductees:
- Mariah Carey
- Annie Lennox / Dave Stewart p/k/a Eurythmics
- Ernie Isley / Marvin Isley / O’Kelly Isley / Ronald Isley / Rudolph Isley / Chris Jasper p/k/a The Isley Brothers
- Steve Miller
- Chad Hugo / Pharrell Williams p/k/a The Neptunes
- Rick Nowels
- William “Mickey” Stevenson
A songwriter with a notable catalog of songs qualifies for induction 20 years after the first commercial release of a song.
The formal induction is slated for Thursday, June 11th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
SHOF Chairman Nile Rodgers:
“The first thing you need to know is it’s about the song, the second thing you need to know is it’s about the song, the third thing you need to know is it’s about the song. I am very proud that we are recognizing some of the culturally most important songwriters of all time and that the 2020 slate of inductees represents diversity and unity across genres, ethnicity and gender, writers who have enriched our lives and in their time literally transformed music and helped make it what it is today.”