Annual Awards Gala Presenters & Performers Announced

Tony Bennett, Benny Blanco, Zac Brown, Michael Bublé, Carly Rae Jepsen, Dr. John, Ledisi, Ne-Yo, Jennifer Nettles, Mike O’Neill, Richie Sambora, Bernie Taupin And Paul Williams Announced To Present And/Or Perform At The 2015 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Annual Induction And Awards Gala

Previously Announced Honorees Include Inductees Bobby Braddock, Willie Dixon, Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia, Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper and Linda Perry and Special Award Recipients Van Morrison, Lady Gaga, Nate Ruess and John LoFrumento

“What A Wonderful World” To Receive Towering Song Award

New York, NY – June 9, 2015 – Tony Bennett, Benny Blanco, Zac Brown, Michael Bublé, Carly Rae Jepsen, Dr. John, Ledisi, Ne-Yo, Jennifer Nettles, Mike O’Neill, Richie Sambora, Bernie Taupin and Paul Williams will either present and/or perform at the 46th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Dinner slated for Thursday, June 18th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. 

Inductees at this year’s event include Bobby Braddock, Willie Dixon, Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia, Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper and Linda Perry.  Van Morrison will be honored with the Johnny Mercer Award, Lady Gaga will be presented with the first-ever Contemporary Icon Award, fun.’s Nate Ruess will receive the Hal David Starlight Award and John LoFrumento will be awarded with the Visionary Leadership Award.  “What A Wonderful World” to receive the Towering Song Award.

Ticket Information:
Tickets for the Songwriters Hall of Fame event begin at $1,250 each, and are available through Buckley Hall Events, 914-579-1000. Net proceeds from the event will go toward the Songwriters Hall of Fame programs.  Songwriters Hall of Fame is a 501(c)3 organization.  The non-deductible portion of each ticket is $170. Contributions, for which no goods or services are received in exchange, are fully tax-deductible as provided by law.

Contact:
Fran Curtis
Rogers & Cowan
212-878-5002
fcurtis@rogersandcowan.com

Cara Hutchison
Rogers & Cowan
212-878-5026
chutchison@rogersandcowan.com