It’s about time!!
Epic songstress Bette Midler was finally given the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Thursday night.
Stevie Nicks, another legendary lady who know a little something about selling records, presented the chart-topping multi-Grammy winner with her prestigious award.
From a distance — sorry, we had to — Bette was a little chippy while delivering her acceptance speech.
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Not many singers are fortunate enough to have quite as extensive of a career as Bette Midler! After releasing 15 albums and selling over 30 million records worldwide, Bette will soon add yet another award to her Grammy-winning name!
On June 14th, the songstress will be honored with the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
The annual event pays tribute to excellence in songwriting and will be held in New York City.
Songwriters Hall of Fame chairman Jimmy Webb says
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Very impressive, Mr. Brooks!
On June 16, Garth Brooks will be honored by being "one of five acts" to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Other songwriters to be immortalized this June include Leon Russell, Allen Toussaint, John Bettis, and Billy Steinberg & Tom Kelly.
After so many years of entertaining your fans, not to mention all of your charity work, we are truly pleased to see you being honored like this!
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She's still such a youngin yet she has accomplished so much!
At only 20-years-old, Taylor Swift has written or co-written every song on her two multiplatinum-selling CDs. She's got Grammys and CMAs and all kinds of honors. Now, she can add her induction into the Hall of Fame to the list!
It was announced this morning that the country mega star will receive the Hal David Starlight Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards on June 17.
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