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  • Chubby Checker: Rock Hall Can ‘Drop Dead’ If They Don’t Induct Me

    Jun 13, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Chubby Checker, whose recording of “The Twist,” and subsequent, “Let’s Twist Again,” are considered among the most popular songs in rock history, is putting the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on notice. “I don’t want to get in there when I’m 85-years old. I’ll tell them to drop dead, so you better do it […]

  • Gamble and Huff to Receive Special Honor at Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony

    Feb 25, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Legendary music duo Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff will be presented with a top honor during the upcoming Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony. The pioneers of Philadelphia soul and the in-house creative team for Philadelphia International Records will receive the Johnny Mercer Award in honor of their career achievements. The event will take place in […]

  • Berry Gordy Honored at Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony

    Jun 14, 13 by EURpublisher02 6 Comments

    *The 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony took place Thursday evening in New York, with  Smokey Robinson on hand to debut part of a new song he wrote about Motown founder Berry Gordy, who was presented with the organization’s special Pioneer Award. The Pioneer Award  was established in 2012 to recognize the creators of musical […]

  • Berry Gordy to Receive Songwriters Hall of Fame Honor

    Mar 13, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Berry Gordy is making room for yet another award in his collection. The Songwriters Hall of Fame organization announced Tuesday that the Motown founder will receive the Pioneer Award at its 44th annual induction ceremony on June 13 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The award was established last year to honor […]

  • Ne-Yo Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame (Photos)

    Jun 15, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *R&B singer/songwriter Ne-Yo, at the tender age of 32, was inducted Thursday into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York City. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The institution recognizes those in the industry who are “pioneers in their craft” and have “inspired the music community.” Ne-Yo, born Shaffer Chimere Smith, Jr., picked up the […]

  • Earth Wind & Fire Members Headed to Songwriters Hall

    Feb 16, 10 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *The key members of Earth Wind and Fire will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame during a ceremony this summer. Maurice White, Philip Bailey and Verdine White are being honored in addition to producer-composer David Foster and Leonard Cohen, according to an announcement Tueday. Also up for honors are Johnny Mandel, Jackie DeShannon, […]