Madonna is in the running for a Songwriters Hall of Fame induction in 2014.

The pop superstar is among the nominees being considered for a place in the museum next year.

She joins the likes of John Mellencamp, Vince Gill, Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson, Cat Stevens, The Kinks frontman Ray Davies, Cyndi Lauper, Linda Perry and Led Zeppelin stars Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.

The new inductees will be honoured at a gala in New York in June (14).