The Songwriters Corridor of Fame has rescheduled their 51st Annual Induction & Awards Gala initially set for June 11, 2020 to June 10, 2021, on the Marriott Marquis New York, the group introduced at present.
In making the announcement, SHOF President & CEO, Linda Moran, said, “In dealing with the fact of the longer term being unknown and the extraordinary variety of schedules which must be rearranged, though unhappy and really disappointing, it gave the impression to be extra prudent and in one of the best pursuits and well-being of everybody, particularly our inductees, honorees, and company to maneuver the 2020 class of inductees and honorees in its entirety to subsequent 12 months’s gala when they are often actually celebrated.”
SHOF Chairman Nile Rodgers stated, “We discuss on a regular basis about nice songs making the world a greater place however that’s by no means been extra true than at challenged occasions like these that are unprecedented. The great songs that members of the Songwriters Corridor of Fame have created are at present bringing consolation to billions of individuals everywhere in the world of their time of uncertainty and wish and that’s one thing I imagine we will all discover gratitude in. We’re household, please be secure.”
The 2021 date will honor beforehand introduced inductees together with Mariah Carey, Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), the Isley Brothers, Steve Miller, Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo (the Neptunes), Rick Nowels and Motown nice William “Mickey” Stevenson. Paul Williams can be receiving the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award and Common Music Publishing Chairman and CEO, Jody Gerson will obtain the Abe Olman Writer Award.