Bill Anderson and Alan Jackson Head To The Songwriters Hall of Fame

Bill Anderson arrives at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Bill Anderson and Alan Jackson are among the new inductees into the 2018 class of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.  The 49th annual Induction and Awards Dinner is set for June 14 in New York City.

Since its began in 1969, the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s purpose is to honor, preserve and celebrate the tradition of the great songwriters whose work has enriched the world’s culture, while developing new writing talent through professional education, Master Sessions, workshops, showcases, scholarships and digital initiatives.

To qualify for induction, a songwriter must be a published writer for a minimum of 20 years with a notable catalog of hit songs.

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