News

Madonna nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Madonna nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

SONGWRITER: Madonna is nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Photo: Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes it’s easy to forget Madonna is also a songwriter. The Songwriters Hall of Fame hasn’t forgotten.

She’s on the short list of nominees for induction into the hall next year.

So are Cyndi Lauper, Sade, John Mellencamp and Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.

Other nominees include Ray Davies of The Kinks, Linda Perry of 4 Non Blondes, Donovan, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Vince Gill, Cat Stevens, Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards of Chic and Harry Wayne Casey of KC and the Sunshine Band.

The hall’s voting members will decide by Dec. 16 who will make it.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Sports

Lisa Borders announced as new WNBA President

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, Atlanta mayoral candidate Lisa Borders makes calls to supporters in her office at her campaign headquarters in Atlanta. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2008 as the city's vice mayor, will become the WNBA's fourth president, the league announced, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The move comes three months after former president Laurel J. Richie stepped down. (AP Photo/Johnny Clark, File)

The move announced Wednesday comes three months after former president Laurel J. Richie stepped down.

6 hours ago in Viral Videos

Who’s your daddy?

16-overlay-10

When you're a baby and your dad is a twin, life can be confusing.

4 hours ago in Sports

Donaldson, Blue Jays complete $28.65 million, 2-year deal

Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson (20) hits an RBI single against the New York Yankees in Game 2 of a doubleheader baseball game at Yankee Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Donaldson receives $11.65 million this year and $17 million in 2017 under the deal announced Wednesday.

4 hours ago in Sports

Sacramento coach Karl says meeting with Divac positive

georgekarl

Karl said Wednesday before the Kings-76ers game in Philadelphia that he and Divac are on the same page.

7 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

The change to the timeline - as the homepage is known - is also designed to appeal to advertisers.

Bellingham Traffic