June 17, 2010
Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: New York
BMI greats Leonard Cohen and David Foster are among the inductees into the 41st Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, being held at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. In addition, Phil Collins is the receipient of the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award and Keith Mardak, Chairman & CEO of Hal Leonard Company will receive the Abe Olman Publisher Award.
Also slated for induction this year are Jackie DeShannon; Maurice White, Philip Bailey, Verdine White, Larry Dunn, Al McKay (p/k/a “Earth, Wind & Fire”) and Johnny Mandel. Posthumous inductees are Tom Adair & Matt Dennis; Bob Marley, Laura Nyro, Sunny Skylar, and Jesse Stone.
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