Nominees Announced for Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

Fifteen renowned and award-winning songwriters were nominated for induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Aug. 27, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel.

The ten nominees in the Songwriter category are: Paul Craft (“Brother Jukebox”); Bob DiPiero (“American Made”); Kye Fleming (“I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool”); Larry Henley (“Wind Beneath My Wings”); Mac McAnally (“Old Flame”); Earl “Peanutt” Montgomery (“We’re Gonna Hold On”); Bob Morrison (“You Decorated My Life”); Thom Schuler (“16th Avenue”); L.E. White (“After the Fire Is Gone”); and the late Lawton Williams (“Fraulein”). Songwriter/Artist nominees are: J.J. Cale, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, Amy Grant, Tony Joe White and Hank Williams Jr.

Two from the Songwriter category and one nominee from the Songwriter/Artist category will be inducted into the prestigious Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Oct. 14, in Nashville.

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