Annual Awards Gala Presenters & Performers Announced

The B-52s, James Corden, Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff, Jennifer Hudson, Roger McGuinn, Marcus Mumford, Rachel Platten, Sister Sledge, Jussie Smolett, Jon Voight To Present And/Or Perform At The 2016 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Annual Induction And Awards Gala

Previously Announced Honorees Include Inductees Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye*, Tom Petty, Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards* and Chip Taylor and Special Award Recipients Lionel Richie, Nick Jonas and Seymour Stein

New York, NY – June 2, 2016 – The B-52s, James Corden, Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff, Jennifer Hudson, Roger McGuinn, Marcus Mumford, Rachel Platten, Sister Sledge, Jussie Smolett and Jon Voight will either present and/or perform at the 47th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Dinner slated for Thursday, June 9th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

Inductees at this year’s event include Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye*, Tom Petty, Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards* and Chip Taylor. Lionel Richie will be honored with the Johnny Mercer Award. Nick Jonas will receive the Hal David Starlight Award and Seymour Stein will be awarded with the Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award.

*Marvin Gaye and Bernard Edwards will be inducted posthumously

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