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John Mellencamp inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

The 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame class was announced on February 6th~ Inductees include John MellencampAlan JacksonKool & the Gang and Jermaine Dupri.

Songwriters are eligible for induction after writing hit songs for at least 20 years.

Mellencamp was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 10 years ago and has written hundreds of songs including classics like “Jack and Diane,” “Hurts So Good” and “Pink Houses” and “Small Town”.

The Songwriters Hall of Fame’s 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner will be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 14th.

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