The Holly Prize

In 2009, the Songwriters Hall of Fame announced the creation of The Holly Prize, a new award made possible by Songmasters as a tribute to the legacy of Buddy Holly, a SHOF inductee.  The Holly Prize will annually recognize and support a new “all-in songwriter “— an exceptionally talented and…

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NYU Steinhardt Songwriting Scholar Award

A new scholarship program was announced in 2011, along with a collaboration between the Songwriters Hall of Fame and NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions. The NYU Steinhardt Songwriting Scholar Award is presented to a music composition student whose work holds great potential for success in the…

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