Randy Owen & Jeffrey Steele Among Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees

Alabama’s Randy Owen and songwriters Will Jennings, Layng Martine, Jr. and Jeffrey Steele were inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame during the 43rd Anniversary Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony on October 13. Taylor Swift was also honored with the NSAI’s Songwriter/Artist of the Year award for a record-breaking sixth time. “With [...] Read More

Bluebird Cafe Founder Amy Kurland to Receive Mentor Award

Amy Kurland, founder of the legendary Bluebird Café, will be presented with the Frances Williams Preston Mentor Award during the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on October 13. The Mentor Award is presented each year to a dedicated individual who has nurtured songwriters and helped them master the art of songwriting. [...] Read More

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees

Will Jennings, Layng Martine, Jr., Randy Owen of Alabama and Jeffrey Steele have been named as the next class to be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. They will join the existing 188 members when they are officially inducted during the 43rd Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony on [...] Read More

CMA Foundation Donates $250,000 to Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

The CMA Foundation has donated $250,000 towards the construction of the first-ever physical Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame at the new Music City Center. The announcement was made Tuesday during the annual CMA Triple Play Awards and Songwriters Luncheon. “Songwriters are an important constituency group for the Country Music Association,” CMA Board Chairman Troy Tomlinson [...] Read More

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Gets Home in Music City Center

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame will be permanently housed in the new Music City Center currently under construction in Nashville. Nashville mayor Karl Dean joined Hall of Fame songwriters Wayland Holyfield, Pat Alger and Kye Fleming along with officials from the Music City Center, to make the announcement Thursday. The Hall of Fame will [...] Read More