Songwriters Hall of Fame’s All-Star Virtual Event – “A Conversation With 2024 Oscar-Nominated Songwriters For Best Original Song” Feb. 8 - Mar. 10!

Pictured (L to R) – Top Row: Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt, Diane Warren, Scott George; Middle Row: Billie Eilish, Finneas O'Connell; Bottom Row: SHOF inductee and SHOF Chairman Nile Rodgers, Jon Batiste, and Paul Williams, a SHOF inductee and Johnny Mercer Award honoree.

Songwriters Hall of Fame celebrated this year’s Oscar®-nominated songwriters with an all-star virtual event, "A Conversation with 2024 Oscar-Nominated Songwriters for Best Original Song," which was viewable free at from February 8 at 9 am PST through March 10. This was the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s 8th annual program that exclusively shines a spotlight on leading songwriters who are nominated for an Academy Award in the prestigious Best Original Song category. The highly anticipated event was co-hosted and moderated by legendary songwriters and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees Nile Rodgers, who currently serves as Songwriters Hall of Fame Chairman, and Paul Williams, a Johnny Mercer Award honoree, and 1977 Academy Award winner for Best Original Song for “Evergreen.”  
The star-studded panel featured the following Oscar nominated songwriters: Jon Batiste (co-writer with Dan Wilson) of “IT NEVER WENT AWAY” from American Symphony; Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell, co-writers of “WHAT WAS I MADE FOR?” from Barbie; Scott George, writer of “WAHZHAZHE (A SONG FOR MY PEOPLE)” from Killers of the Flower Moon; Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt, co-writers of “I’M JUST KEN” from Barbie; and Diane Warren, writer of “THE FIRE INSIDE” from Flamin' Hot. The nominees engage in a lively discussion about how they got involved with the films, their influences, writing process and collaboration, and much more.