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Hot Shot: Ne-Yo Honored At Songwriters Hall Of Fame Ceremony

Published: Saturday 16th Jun 2012 by David

The 45th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony took place on Thursday night, honoring Pop music’s most influential masterminds.

Billed as the publishing equivalent to The Grammy Awards, this year’s event saw ‘Lazy Lover’ Ne-Yo awarded the ‘Hal David Starlight‘ award, for his contributions to the craft.

Pictured above with Hip Hop producer Swizz Beatz, the Compound executive was joined by his recently signed artist Adrienne Baillon, formerly of trio 3LW and later Disney’s ‘The Cheetah Girls‘.

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  1. Hassan June 16, 2012

    I dont understand, why hasnt Mariah Carey got one of these? A singer who has written and produced all her music (besides the covers), her 17 number ones all her albums etc why aint she got one? :/ puzzled!

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    • Stephon Coleman June 16, 2012

      Mariah Carey did get one, back in 2005 or 2006. She definitly got one tho. Even tho 2005 or 2006 was a long enough wait. She should’ve been inducted in the early 90s after her christmas album came out.

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    • *NEWBIE June 17, 2012

      This award was established some ten years ago to honour newcomers. Drake received it last year, I believe, and also Taylor Swift at some point a few years ago. Mariah never received this particular award (the beginning of her career predates this award) but she’ll most likely be inducted whenever she becomes eligible.

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  2. RUBEN STUDDARD STAN June 16, 2012

    He deserves it a true songwriter!!!!!! unlike beyonce

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  3. john June 16, 2012

    Its about dang time. He’s one helluva songwriter. Unlike beyonce. Why hasnt mariah, bryan michael cox or the dream havient been awarded this type of award. They all are one helluva songwriter to. Isiah Classic Food is available on kindle.

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  4. aishaaguilerakeys June 16, 2012

    Now HIM being honored I can understand and agree upon.

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  5. KL June 16, 2012

    Swizz said some really respectful things about Ne-Yo at the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Gala. Adrienne Bailon even mentioned that Ne-Yo is like a brother to her

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  6. MISHKA June 16, 2012

    Fully deserved. Congrats Ne-Yo!

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  7. jeno June 16, 2012

    Nice man he def deserves the award, And weres the pic of ne-yo and adrienne come grape juice

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  8. Toni June 16, 2012

    Sperminator and Neyosha!

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  9. Teacher June 17, 2012

    A true songwriter known for actually writing and NOT for stealing the credit! Congrats Ne-Yo!!!!!!!

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  10. mobwife June 17, 2012

    Congrats Neyo!

    Folks we are going to have to do better!

    I’m not a big Neyo fan but this is a good look for him so let’s just congratulate the man! 🙂

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