An official announcement is set for October 10th
Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, Madonna, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart and John Mellencamp are among the 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame nominees. The Associated Press reports that the Songwriters HOF gave them advanced access of the official announcement which will be unveiled on Thursday, October 10th.
Ray Davies, Sade, Cyndi Lauper, Linda Perry, Vince Gill, Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards, Donovan, Cat Stevens and Harry Wayne Casey are also among the 2014 performing nominees while “Midnight Train to Georgia” writer Jim Weatherly, Motown songwriter William “Mickey” Stevenson and country music songwriters Bobby Braddock and Bill Anderson are among the non-performing songwriter nominees.
Eligible voters can select two nominees from the list of songwriter-performers and three nonperforming songwriters through December 16th. The 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held June 12th at the New York Marriott Marquis.
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