Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces 2020 Nominees: Steve Miller, Outkast, R.E.M., More

first_imgThe Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its 2020 nominees to be voted upon for induction at its 51st Annual Induction & Awards Gala on June 11th, 2020 in New York City.  Both “performing songwriters” and “non-performing songwriters” are eligible for the prestigious induction after writing hit songs for at least 20 years.Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees Including John Prine, Missy ElliottThis year’s performing nominees include Outkast, R.E.M., Patti Smith, Journey, Vince Gill, Gloria Estefan, The Isley Brothers, former Eurythmics members Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, Mike Love, David Gates, Steve Miller, and Mariah Carey.This year’s non-performing nominees include solo artists William “Mickey” Stevenson, Rick Nowels, Sonny Curtis, Jerry Fuller, Tony Macaulay, Bob McDill, and Roger Nichols. Non-performing songwriting duos nominated include Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo (The Neptunes), the late Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, L. Russell Brown and the late Irwin Levine, and Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan.Out of the 24 nominees, six songwriters or songwriting groups will be inducted into the Hall of Fame come June. Eligible voting members will have until midnight on December 16th to turn in ballots with their choices of three nominees from a songwriter and three from a performing songwriter category.For more information on this year’s Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees, head here.last_img read more

Coast Guard Suspends Search For 2 Missing Near Kodiak

first_imgWatchstanders at Sector Anchorage received a mayday transmission over VHF-FM channel 16 from the good Samaritan vessel El Caporal at approximately 7:30 a.m., Thursday, to coordinate a search for the missing boaters. A federal on-scene coordinator representative from Sector Anchorage is in Kodiak to oversee commercial salvage operations. The vessel Sea Strike is scheduled to arrive later Friday night with divers aboard to commence salvage operations to recover the Miss Destinee. The Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur and crew remain on scene. The pararescueman conducted diving operations in and around the fishing vessel Miss Destinee but were unable to locate the missing persons. The crew of the tug St. Michael also assisted with the search efforts. Capt. Sean Mackenzie, commander of Coast Guard Sector Anchorage: “We and our fellow military partners and the good Samaritans have heavy hearts after an extensive and difficult search in Marmot Bay. We conducted this search and rescue mission as if two of our own shipmates became missing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the man and woman still missing.”center_img Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman and Chandeleur, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Kodiak boat crew, as well as pararescueman with the 212th Rescue Squadron from the Alaska Air National Guard, searched  a 15-mile by 10-mile area in Marmot Bay for more than 35 hours to locate the two missing persons. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Coast Guard suspended the search late Friday night for a man and woman reported missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay, Thursday morning.last_img read more