Garth Brooks, Leon Russell Among Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2011
They will be inducted at the organization's 42nd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner on Thursday, June 16th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Additional special award honorees will be announced soon.
"We are inspired by the striking caliber and range of the 2011 Songwriters Hall of Fame class," says SHOF Chairman, legendary songwriter, and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Jimmy Webb. "John, Garth, Leon, Billy, Tom and Allen each represent a unique breed of artist, warmly respected by their peers and revered by all lovers of song. As songwriters, their work has forever enriched our world's music."