Drake To Be Awarded Prestigious Songwriting Award

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Drake success happened overnight and it couldn’t come any quicker. Earlier today, it was announced that the YMCMB recording artist will be receiving the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Hal David Starlight Award at the 42nd Annual Songwriter Hall of Fame gala. The event will take place on June 16 in New York City.

“Drake is one of music’s brightest new stars lauded for his songwriting prowess, melodious hooks, and emotionally transparent performances,” AP. “His skill of commanding a diverse audience through composition solidifies his position in the pantheon of great songwriters of this generation.”

“Drake shines as a talented songwriter with a unique vision and we are pleased to honor him with the prestigious Hal David Starlight Award.”-Songwriters Hall of Fame Chairman and songwriter Jimmy Webb

In the past, Alicia Keys and John Legend, have been recognized with the Hal David Starlight Award.

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