Jem Aswad Executive Editor, Music Public Enemy, R.E.M, George Clinton, Steely Dan, Bryan Adams, Tracy Chapman, Timbaland are among the nominees for the 2024 class of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
The full list of nominees appears below. A songwriter with a notable catalog of songs qualifies for induction 20 years after the first significant commercial release of a song.
Eligible voting members will have until midnight EST on December 27, 2023 to turn in ballots, with their choices of three nominees from a songwriter and three from performing songwriter categories, according to the announcement. The complete list of is also available online at songhall.org. (*Please note that the five songs listed after each nominee are merely a representative sample of their extensive catalogs.) PERFORMING SONGWRITERS Bryan Adams – *(Everything I Do) I Do It For You * Heaven * All For Love * Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? * Summer of ’69 * Randy Bachman & Burton Cummings – * These Eyes * American Woman * Laughing * No Time * No Sugar Tonight * Debbie Harry, Chris Stein & Clem Burke p/k/a Blondie – * Call Me * Heart of Glass * Rapture * One Way or Another * Sunday Girl * Tracy Chapman – * Fast Car * Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution * Give Me One Reason * Baby Can I Hold You * Sing For You * George Clinton – * Atomic Dog * Flashlight * (Not Just) Knee Deep,* P-Funk * Give Up The Funk * Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons & Michael McDonald p/k/a Doobie Brothers – * Listen To The Music * Long Train Runnin’ * What A Fool Believes * China Grove * Black Water * David Gates – * Everything I Own * Make It With You * Baby I’m-a Want You * The Guitar Man *If * Ann Wilson & Nancy Wilson p/k/a Heart – * Barracuda * Crazy On You * Dog And Butterfly *.Read more on variety.com