Bryan receives Songwriters Hall of Fame 2023 Nomination
New York, NY – November 14, 2022 – The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its slate of nominees to be voted upon for induction at its 2023 SHOF Induction & Awards Gala on June 15, 2023, in New York City.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame is dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of those composers and lyricists who create music around the world. A songwriter with a notable catalog of songs qualifies for induction 20 years after the first significant commercial release of a song. Eligible voting members will have until Wednesday, December 28 at midnight EST to turn in ballots with their choices of three nominees from a non-performing songwriter and three from a performing songwriter category.
A 2022 Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Bryan Adams has had a songwriting hand in such major hits as Cuts Like a Knife, Run to You, Summer of ’69, (Everything I Do) I Do It for You, Heaven, All for Love, Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman, Heat of the Night and Can’t Stop This Thing We Started. He became the first artist to receive two Diamond Awards in Canada signifying sales of one million units for Reckless and Waking Up The Neighbors. His plethora of citations include 20 Juno Awards, 15 GRAMMY nominations (including his win for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television), three Ivor Novello Awards, MTV, ASCAP and American Music Awards, five Golden Globe and three Academy Award nominations for songwriting for films. Adams co-penned the score for the 2018 Broadway show, Pretty Woman, and has been honored for his photography.
Key songs in the Adams catalog include: * (Everything I Do) I Do It For You * Heaven * All For Love * Have You Ever Really Loved A Women? * Summer OF ‘69