Missy Elliott Celebrates Being Nominated for the Songwriters Hall
by Derêka K. Bennett
Missy Elliott, one of rap’s greatest MCee’s, songwriter and producer is one of the nominees for the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Joining Elliott as performing nominees are Mariah Carey, Chrissie Hynde, Vince Gill, Mike Love, Jimmy Cliff, Jeff Lynne, Cat Stevens, John Prine, Lloyd Price, Tommy James and the Eurythmics (Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart). Other nominees that won’t be performing include Jack Tempchin, Dean Dillon, Jerry Fuller, Tom T. Hall, Roger Nichols and Dallas Austin.
Songwriters are eligible for induction after writing hit songs for at least 20 years.