1993 Award and Induction Ceremony

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Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson

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Billy Joel

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Dian Warren, Berry Gordy, Karen Sherry

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Keith Richards, Berry Gordy

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Keith Richards

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Keith Richards

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Marvin Hamlisch

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Paul Anka, Frances Preston, Bobby Weinstein

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Paul Anka

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Ray Charles and Billy Joel

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Ray Charles and Billy Joel

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Stevie Wonder

1993 Inductees
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Special Awards
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The National Academy of Popular Music/Songwriters Hall of Fame celebrated its 24th annual Induction and Awards Dinner on Wednesday June 2 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers in New York City.

This year's inductees include rock legends Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones, as well as Paul Anka, Bert Kaempfert and Herb Rehbein. Special Award recipients include Jule Styne (the Jonny Mercer Award), Berry Gordy (the Abe Olman Publisher Award), Ray Charles (the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award) and Michel Roux (the Patron of the Arts Award). Click on any of the inductee or award recipient names at right to read a biographical profile.

The National Academy of Popular Music/Songwriters Hall of Fame was founded in 1969 by songwriter Johnny Mercer and publishers Abe Olman and Howie Richmond. The NAPM/SHOF is also devoted to the development of new songwriting talent through workshops, showcases and scholarships.