Bobby Braddock, Vince Gill, Randy Goodrum, Bob McDill, and JD Souther are among the nominees for induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York. Also up for 2013 election in the performance category are Jimmy Buffett; Elvis Costello; B.B. King; Ray Davies; Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, and Christine McVie; Foreigner’s Mick Jones and Lou Gramm; Eurythmics’ Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart; Jeff Lynne; Aeromsith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry; Steve Winwood; and Bobby Womack.
Non-performing songwriters up for nomination include Don Covay (“Chain of Fools”), Holly Knight (“Love Is a Battlefield”), Linda Perry (Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful”), Rick Nowels, Tony Hatch, as well as Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter, and P.F. Sloan and Steve Barri.
The induction gala will take place June 13 in New York City. This news is according to the Associated Press, which received the information prior to the official announcement set for Oct. 16.