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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Jim Weatherly To Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame June 12

Jim Weatherly, 2006 inductee to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame June 12, in New York City at the organizations 45th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner.

 

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Garth Brooks Announces World Tour for 2014

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member and country icon Garth Brooks announced that he is set to return to the road for a world tour in 2014.

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Anderson, Braddock, Gill, Weatherly and Robertson Among 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame Nominees

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame members Vince Gill, Bobby Braddock and Bill Anderson are among the nominees for the 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Vince Gill is nominated in the ‘Performer Songwriters’ category while Bobby Braddock, Bill Anderson, “Midnight Train to Georgia” writer Jim Weatherly and Don Robertson are nominated in the Non-Performer Songwriters’ category.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Kris Kristofferson Receives 2014 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award.

February 05, 2014 | Staff
Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard join Kris Kristofferson at the 2014 Grammys. The trio performed together in honor of Kristofferson's lifetime achievement award.

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Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Phil Everly Passes Away

January 04, 2014 | Staff
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame mourns the loss of 2001 inductee Phil Everly, who died Friday in Burbank, Calif.

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Ford Honored With 2013 Stephen Foster Award

November 25, 2013 | Staff
NaSHOF Executive Director Mark Ford is the recipient of the 2013 Stephen Foster Award, presented Nov. 20 by the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inducts Will Jennings, Layng Martine, Jr., Jeffrey Steele And Alabama’s Randy Owen

October 14, 2013 | Staff
Alabama front-man Randy Owen and hit songwriters Will Jennings, Layng Martine, Jr. and Jeffrey Steele were inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame during the organization's 43rd Anniversary Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony, held last night at the Music City Center.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Names Mark Ford Its First Director

October 07, 2013 | Staff
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation (NaSHOF) announced today that industry veteran Mark Ford has been named to the newly created position of Executive Director.

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Amy Kurland To Be Presented With Frances Williams Preston Mentor Award At Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony

September 09, 2013 | Staff
Bluebird Café founder Amy Kurland will be presented with the Frances Williams Preston Mentor Award during the upcoming Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Oct. 13, 2013

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Randy Owen, Will Jennings, Layng Martine, Jr. and Jeffrey Steele To Be Inducted Into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

August 15, 2013 | Staff
Will Jennings, Layng Martine, Jr., Randy Owen (Alabama) and Jeffrey Steele will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in October.

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2013 Nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Announced

July 01, 2013 | Staff
Eight songwriters and four artist/songwriters have been nominated for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees will be announced in the coming weeks, prior to the fall induction ceremony.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Sees 15,000 Visitors On First Day As Nashville’s Music City Center Opens Its Doors to the Public

May 20, 2013 | Staff
It was an emotional and momentous grand opening day on May 19th for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Gallery as an estimated 15,000 people visited the newly opened Music City Center

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Grand Opening of the Music City Center and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame May 19 - 20 in Nashville, TN

May 15, 2013 | Staff
Music City Center festivities include the grand opening of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and several members of the Hall of Fame will make appearances during festivities on Sunday.

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ole presents check to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation

April 05, 2013Board members from the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation (NaSHOF) were recently gifted with a $50,000 contribution from ole to benefit the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame exhibit.

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The CMA Foundation Donates $250,000 to Help Construct the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame at the new Music City Center

January 31, 2013 | Staff
The CMA Foundation is donating $250,000 to help construct the first-ever physical Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame at the new Music City Center.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation Elects New Board Members and 2013 Officers

January 11, 2013 | Staff
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation (NaSHOF) has elected Pat Alger as its new chair and Ken Paulson its new vice-chair.

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NaSHOF Members among 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame Nominees

October 12, 2012Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame members have been nominated for induction into the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York City.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inducts Tony Arata, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Larry Henly, Kim Williams

October 08, 2012 | Staff
Country artist and songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter and songwriters Tony Arata, Larry Henley and Kim Williams were inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall Fame during the organization's 42nd Anniversary Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony, held last night at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Established in Music City Center

October 04, 2012 | Staff
Songwriters Foundation to endow tribute to ‘unsung heroes’

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Donna Hilley Is Recipient of the Frances Williams Preston Mentor Award

September 10, 2012 | Staff
Honor To Be Acknowledged at the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to Induct Tony Arata, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Larry Henley, Kim Williams

August 20, 2012 | Staff
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation (NaSHOF) announced today its 2012 inductees into its Hall of Fame: Tony Arata, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Larry Henley and Kim Williams. Arata and Williams were named in the Songwriter category; Carpenter was elected in the Songwriter/Artist category; and Henley will be inducted in a new Veteran Songwriter category.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation Elects Board Officers

June 14, 2012 | Staff
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Pat Alger and Mike Dye, a longtime supporter of the Nashville songwriting community, have been elected to officer positions on the board of directors of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (NaSHOF).

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Announces Date Change for 42nd Anniversary Dinner and Induction Ceremony

May 21, 2012 | Staff
Due to a conflict with another major music industry event, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced today its 42nd Anniversary Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony will now take place on Sunday, October 7, 2012, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Earl Scruggs Passes

April 01, 2012 | Staff
2007 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Earl Scruggs died March 28, 2012 of natural causes at the age of 88. A bluegrass legend, Scruggs was known throughout the world for his unique three-finger picking style on the banjo.

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2011 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Photos

October 29, 2011 | Staff
The night in pictures.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inducts Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, John Bettis, Thom Schuyler, and Allen Shamblin

October 17, 2011 | Admin
Country superstars Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson and hit songwriters John Bettis, Thom Schuyler and Allen Shamblin were inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall Fame during the organization's 41st Anniversary Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony, held last night at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel.

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David Conrad To Be Presented With Frances Williams Preston Mentor Award

September 26, 2011 | Staff
Legendary music publisher David Conrad will be presented with the Frances Williams Preston Mentor Award during the upcoming Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on October 16th, 2011.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Announces Inductees for 2011

August 22, 2011 | Staff
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation (NaSHOF) today announced this year’s inductees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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15 Nominated for Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

June 20, 2011 | Staff
Five highly successful artists and ten songwriters have been nominated for induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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2011 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony

April 11, 2011 | Staff
Set for October 16 at Nashville's Renaissance Hotel

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Charlie Louvin Passes Away

January 26, 2011 | Staff
1979 Hall of Fame inductee, Charlie Louvin passed away at the age of 83, following his fight with pancreatic cancer. He died at his home in Wartrace Tennessee.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation Elects New Board Members

January 11, 2011 | Staff
Hall of Fame Member, Pat Alger, and veteran songwriter and publisher, Steve Bogard, join the board. John Van Mol to serve as Chairman of the Foundation.

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2010 Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

October 19, 2010 | Staff
The night in pictures. Garth Brooks, Tanya Tucker, Taylor Swift, and Jimmy Wayne participate in the celebration.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inducts Pat Alger, Steve Cropper, late Pop/Country star Paul Davis and Stephen Foster

October 18, 2010 | Staff
Songwriters Pat Alger and Steve Cropper, late Pop/Country star Paul Davis and Stephen Foster were inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall Fame during the organization's 40th Anniversary Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony.

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Frances Preston to be Presented with Mentor Award

September 28, 2010 | Staff
Frances Preston to be presented with Mentor Award at the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Sunday, October 17, 2010. Preston is one of the industry’s most influential and beloved executives.

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Sir Paul McCartney Receives Honorary Induction to Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

September 07, 2010 | Staff
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Presents Honorary Induction to Former Beatle Paul McCartney During His Recent Nashville Performance.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to Induct Pat Alger, Steve Cropper, Paul Davis, and Stephen Foster

August 30, 2010 | Staff
40th Anniversary Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony on Sunday, October 17, 2010

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Hank Cochran Passes Away

July 16, 2010 | Staff
1974 Hall Of Fame Inductee, Hank Cochran, died at his home in Hendersonville, TN surrounded by his family and friends. known for his many hits including “I Fall To Pieces,” "She’s Got You" and “Make The World Go Away” Cochran is survived by wife Suzi and four children.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Presents Flood Victims Benefit at Fontanel

June 22, 2010 | Staff
“Songwriters Sing for Nashville” on July 17 will benefit Nashville flood survivors. Tickets are now on sale for the concert at The Woods at Fontanel.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Elects New Board Member and 2010 Officers

January 21, 2010 | Staff
New Hall of Fame Inductee and Multiple Award Winner, Kye Fleming, Joins the Board of Directors. 2010 Officers Announced by Chairman Roger Murrah.

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Congratulations Hall of Fame Members on Your 2010 Grammy Nominations!

January 20, 2010 | Staff

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Kris Kristofferson Honored as BMI Icon

November 26, 2009 | Staff
1977 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Kris Kristofferson was honored by BMI at the 57th BMI Country Awards.

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2009 Induction Ceremony

October 19, 2009 | Staff
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inducts Kye Fleming, Mark D. Sanders, Tammy Wynette, NSAI Presents its Annual and Decade Awards in a ceremony held on Sunday, October 19 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to induct Kye Fleming, Mark D. Sanders and Tammy Wynette

August 31, 2009 | Staff
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation (NaSHOF) is pleased to announce this year's inductees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame: from the Songwriter category, prolific writers Kye Fleming and Mark D. Sanders; and from the Songwriter/Artist category, late Country music icon Tammy Wynette.

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Congratulations Hall of Fame Members on Your 2009 CMA Nominations!

August 30, 2009 | Staff
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Members Recognized for Their Outstanding Contributions to Country Music

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Keith Urban Pays Tribute to Hall of Fame Members

June 03, 2009 | Staff
BMI hosted a celebration of Keith Urban’s Career Milestones. During the event Keith spoke on the importance of Nashville songwriters and thanked them for their impact on his career.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation Elects 2 New Board Members, 2009 Officers

March 10, 2009 | Staff
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation (NaSHOF) has elected Dr. Bethel "Bo" Thomas, Vice President for University Advancement, Belmont University; and Kelli L. Gabriel, Sr. Vice President and Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley in Nashville; to its 2009/2010 Board of Directors.

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Hall of Fame Songwriter Hank Williams, Jr. Honored as BMI Icon

November 12, 2008 | Staff
Hank Williams, Jr. was honored by BMI at the performing rights organization's 56th Annual Country Awards.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inducts Matraca Berg, Tom Shapiro, and John Hiatt

October 27, 2008 | Staff
Ceremony held in Nashville on Sunday, October 26 at the 39th Annual Nashville Songwriters Hall Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony.

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Hall of Fame Songwriter Danny Dill Passes Away

October 24, 2008 | Kate Richardson
Songwriter and performer Danny Dill, best known for writing "Long Black Veil" and "Detroit City," has died at age 84.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to Induct Matraca Berg, John Hiatt, and Tom Shapiro

September 04, 2008 | Staff
Matraca Berg, Tom Shapiro, and John Hiatt to be inducted on Sunday, October 26, 2008 in Nashville, TN.

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Hall of Fame Songwriter, Musician, and Actor Jerry Reed Dies at 71

September 03, 2008 | Staff
Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame member, three time Grammy winner, and actor, Jerry Reed, died this past weekend.

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AT&T Sponsors the 39th Annual Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony

August 19, 2008 | Staff
AT&T announced today that it is the prime sponsor for the dinner and induction ceremony scheduled for October 26, 2008 at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville.

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Hall of Fame to Open in 2009

August 11, 2008 | Staff
Tennessean feature interview with Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame Chairman, Roger Murrah, discussing Hall of Fame opening in 2009.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Names Fifteen Nominees for 2008

August 08, 2008 | Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
Ten songwriters and five songwriter/artists have been nominated for one of the nation’s highest songwriting honors – induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation Joins Tennessee Chamber of Commerce

July 30, 2008 | Staff
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation recently became an organizational member of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce, as the two groups formalized their commitment to reaching mutual goals.

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Hall of Fame Member Dottie Rambo Dies In Tour Bus Crash

May 20, 2008 | Kate Richardson
Gospel legend and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member, Joyce "Dottie" Rambo died on Sunday, May 11, 2008, when her tour bus ran off the highway and struck an embankment in Missouri.

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2007 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

October 17, 2007 | Staff
Bob DiPiero, Mac McAnally, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, Dottie Rambo and Hank Williams, Jr. were honored for their songwriting contributions and welcomed to the esteemed ranks of the Nashville Songwriters Hall Fame during the organization’s 38th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony held Sunday, Oct. 14.

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Mike Curb Family Foundation, Belmont University and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation Partner to Celebrate the Songwriter

September 20, 2007 | Staff
Partnership Plans for 34 Music Square East to Honor Past, Present and Future of Songwriting in Nashville Announced

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