Each year, some of the industries greatest music critics come together to announce the inductees of perhaps two of the greatest ‘Hall of Fame’s’ of all time. That’s right! The inductees for the “2020-Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” and “2020-Songwriters Hall of Fame” have been announced. Contrary to belief, music enthusiasts are not the only ones looking forward to the revealing of the inductees. The excitement comes also from the inductees themselves; and understandably so. It takes years, experience, proof, hard work and time to be considered. In fact, these honors are quite possibly some of the greatest achievements in the career of an artist.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame was founded in 1969 by songwriter ‘Johnny Mercer and a couple of music publishers. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was created in 1983, by the Chairman of Atlantic Records. Both honors were created with the purpose to recognize and pay tribute to the work of music industry greats.
2020 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame include: Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G., Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Nine Inch Nails and T. Rex. The 2020 inductees for the Songwriters Hall of Fame, are: Mariah Carey, The Neptunes (Chad Hugo and Pharrell), The Isley Brother, Eurythmics, Rick Nowels, Steve Miller and Mickey Stevenson. Each artist having EARNED their spot in the Hall of Fames.
This year’s list looks great! Some inductees are right on time, while others are long overdue. Either way, it is nice to see some of the world’s greatest performers, writers, songwriters and artists, honored for their contribution to music.