Babyface and Kenneth Edmonds - Grammy Awards winner, R&B singer-songwriter, Babyface goes to an office in Beverly Hills at Grammy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 26th May 2015
Who has the best shot at making the Songwriters Hall Of Fame?
Billboard hits and Platinum records are usually what the top songwriters in music are aiming for when they craft a track, but in the long run, their success can earn them an achievement that is unlike any other: a spot in the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. It’s that time of year again to see who has been given a nomination for induction this upcoming June. Spoiler alert: none of them are a surprise.
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds is among the nominees for the Songwriters Hall of Fame
There are 24 nominations with 12 each in the categories of Non-Performing and Performing, and they're headlined by some pretty big names. Some of the nominees under the Non-Performing section include the likes of Linda Perry, Randy Edelman, and the duo Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia, while the Performing side has Elvis Costello, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Toby Keith, and Cat Stevens. Given the influence that all of these artists have had on music over the years, it's a bit of a surprise that they're not already in the Hall Of Fame. Even though they deserve it, they can't all make it this year, either. However, which writers are the ones that might have the best shot?
Continue reading: Songwriters Hall Of Fame Nominees Announced - Who Got The Nod?
Kenny “Babyface” Edwards - Grammy Award-winners Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edwards 'Meet the Press' as they prepare to begin performances for their two-week engagement in Broadway's After Midnight at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York City - New York City, New York, United States - Thursday 13th March 2014
Jimmy Jam, Babyface and Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame - Michael Bivins, Shawn Stockman, Terry Lewis, Michael McCary, Jimmy Jam, Nathan Morris, Kenny Babyface Edmonds, and Wanya Morris Los Angeles, California - The Group 'Boyz II Men' are honored with the year's first star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday 5th January 2012
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10th April, 1959