Despite the fact that the pandemic delayed the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) induction for two years in a row, the time has finally come for the latest round of inductees to get their well-deserved recognition.
Among the list of inductees to the 2022 Songwriters Hall of Fame, now set to take place on June 16, is the renowned Mariah Carey who first found out that she’d be included among the elite songwriters in the industry in December of 2019.
Carey, who has co-written 18 of her 19 No. 1 hit songs, previously celebrated the news alongside her twins Moroccan and Monroe (aka dem babies) with balloons that read “Hall of Fame.”
“Always celebrate the happy moments in life,” said the “We Belong Together” songstress via Twitter.
Always celebrate the happy moments in life ❤️ pic.twitter.com/u6sRvjTN9M
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) January 17, 2020
Now that nearly two and a half years have passed since the announcement, the event will continue its tradition to be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel located in New York. The ceremony has taken place at the venue since 2005.
While news that the gala would take place in June was announced back in February, it is only now that the plans to move forward have been solidified. Previous delays were caused by Covid-19 surges and variants. The goal of the organization has always been to keep everyone and their families safe and now that more time has passed, each inductee has confirmed their attendance.
“I’m relieved the decision was made and I’m really excited about getting back into what we consider hopefully a norm,” said SHOF president and CEO Linda Moran. “I think our event is going to be very cathartic for people. We’re thought of as an annual family reunion of the songwriting. and music publishing communities. People want to come back to the same venue, the same format of the show and hopefully see the same people.”
Along with Carey, other inductees include Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo of The Neptunes, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, and Chris Jasper of The Isley Brothers, and a host of others.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
The acting duo exchanges comedic jabs en route to revealing Tyler Clark’s hidden talent.
Check out six insightful gems that Angela Yee dropped on “The Blackprint with Detavio Samuels.”
Angela Yee talks "The Breakfast Club," growing up in Brooklyn & interning for Wu-Tang Clan | ‘The Blackprint with Detavio Samuels’
On this all-new episode of “The Blackprint,” host and REVOLT CEO Detavio Samuels welcomes Angela Yee to discuss growing up in Brooklyn, interning for Wu-Tang Clan, “The Breakfast Club,” and curating her own show. Presented by LIFEWTR.
Tiffany Haddish on therapy, wild fan interactions & the upcoming 'Haunted Mansion' movie | 'The Jason Lee Show'
On this all-new episode of “The Jason Lee Show,” the one and only Tiffany Haddish sits for a must-watch conversation about wild interactions with fans, her new movie ‘Haunted Mansion,’ bringing her therapist on dates, and being present. Watch the hilarious interview here.
For this all-new episode of “On In 5,” singer-songwriter BNXN discusses his journey from IT to music, finding his voice and originality, linking up with Wizkid for their hits “Mood” and “Many Ways,” and what fans can expect from him this year — including a new album. Watch the full episode here!
On this episode of “Assets Over Liabilities,” Jordyn Woods welcomes hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings to her headquarters to discuss expanding Woods by Jordyn, prioritizing authenticity throughout her brand promotions, not talking about money with friends, being patient, and saying, “No.” Watch here!
On this all-new episode of “On In 5,” multitalented Nigerian artist Pheelz opens up about waiting for his opportunity to fully express himself through music, his inspirations and emotions, and the musical icons he grew up admiring. Watch!
Kareem Cook talks growing up in The Bronx, studying at Duke & networking | 'The Blackprint with Detavio Samuels'
On this all-new episode of “The Blackprint with Detavio Samuels,” the host and REVOLT CEO sits down with Kareem Cook. Throughout the introspective episode, Cook talks growing up in The Bronx, studying at Duke and being nervous to be in the South at the time, network vs. education, taking advantage of your opportunities, and connecting with Debbie Allen. Watch!
“I love music and media and thoroughly enjoy observing panels,” one person said. “Also…I love to see our artists performing, so I’ll definitely be in attendance to see Babyface Ray perform!”
LA native and designer Aleali May teams up with Clarks Originals for a new collaboration.
“I built my own lane… I’m just educating myself on a daily basis,” he told REVOLT in this exclusive interview for Black Business Month. Read up!
Happy 50th anniversary, hip hop. You’re on a tier where no tears should ever fall. My hope is that the millions of us forever enriched by your glory of the past 50 years continue to endure and inspire in your name over the next 50.
Ahead of hip hop’s 50th birthday, REVOLT sat down with NBA star Jaylen Brown to discuss his career, the South’s impact on rap, the importance of Black media outlets and so much more. Read up!
“This marks an important historic moment,” Wyclef Jean exclusively told REVOLT. “The Caribbean Music Awards created a bridge to unify all Caribbean artists and show the world that [we] are strong in numbers, as well as leaders of the culture.”
This groundbreaking chapter in Willow Smith’s journey signifies innovation at the intersection of Web3 and the music industry. Read up!
In celebration of hip hop’s 50th birthday, we discuss the history of breaking, the art form serving as a voice for the marginalized and it being added to the 2024 Olympics. Read up!
“Ownership holds a lot of weight. It’s about reaping the rewards of your hard work, having a say in how things roll,” Ice Cube tells REVOLT in this “Web3” exclusive about giving fans a piece of the BIG3 pie.
The late Greg Marius played matchmaker between basketball and hip hop, and the marriage is still going strong. In honor of hip hop’s 50th birthday, read our latest “Halftime Report” below.