Journey, Steve Miller, R.E.M., Mike Love, the Eurythmics, Bread’s David Gates, Steve Miller, and Mariah Carey are among the nominees for the 2020 Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF). The SHOF’s 51st Annual Induction & Awards Gala will take place on June 11th, 2020 in Manhattan. Among the other performing songwriters on the shortlist are Patti Smith, Vince Gill, Gloria Estefan, and the Isley Brothers.
Variety reported the non-performing solo nominees are William “Mickey” Stevenson, Rick Nowels, Sonny Curtis, Jerry Fuller, Tony Macaulay, Bob McDill, and Roger Nichols. Non-performing songwriting duos nominated include the late Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, L. Russell Brown and the late-Irwin Levine, and Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan.