Beth Nielsen Chapman To Be Inducted In To The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame
Big congratulations to Beth Nielsen Chapman who will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in October alongside Townes Van Zandt, Bob Morrison and Aaron Barker.
Talking about the new inductees, Pat Alger, chair of the organisations board of directors said “The strength and power of the Nashville Songwriting Community is legendary all over the world. The legacy of the creative forebears of the songwriters currently making the noise in our town is annually recognized by the induction of a few of those great writers into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. This year we are extremely proud to welcome the class of 2016: Aaron Barker and Beth Nielsen Chapman in the songwriter category; Bob Morrison in the veteran songwriter category and the late Townes Van Zandt as our songwriter/artist.”
The four new inductees will join the 199 existing members of the elite organization when they are officially inducted during the 46th Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala on Sunday, October 9, at the Music City Center.
About the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame:
Induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame is one of the nation’s most highly prized songwriting achievements. Since 1970, the Hall has enshrined nearly 200 of the greatest writers from all genres of music ever to put words to music in Music City, including such luminaries as Bill Anderson, Bobby Braddock, Garth Brooks, Felice & Boudleaux Bryant, Johnny Cash, Don & Phil Everly, Harlan Howard, Kris Kristofferson, Loretta Lynn, Bob McDill, Bill Monroe, Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Dottie Rambo, Jimmie Rodgers, Fred Rose, Don Schlitz, Cindy Walker and Hank Williams. Operated by the non-profit Nashville Songwriters Foundation, the Hall of Fame is dedicated to honoring Nashville’s rich legacy of songwriting excellence through preservation, celebration and education.